A longitudinal study of the effects of age, sex and race on body composition in chronic kidney disease

Posted on 27 September 2020, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is characterized by accelerated aging, but the age-related changes in body composition and its modification by sex and race are unclear.

Association Between Fat Mass in Early Life and Later Fat Mass Trajectories

Posted on 20 September 2020, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

In this study, only the change in FM% in the first 6 months of life was associated with more adiposity at age 2 years. Infants with a rapid increase in FM% had higher trajectories of FM% and FM index during the first 2 years of life. These findings appear to support a critical window for adiposity programming in early life.

Indirect Calorimetry: the 6 main issues

Posted on 10 September 2020, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

A new paper on Clinical Nutrition focused on the decision-making process around IC application for prescription, and individual optimisation of nutritional therapy.

Practical guidance for the use of Indirect Calorimetry during COVID 19 pandemic

Posted on 10 September 2020, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

The purpose of this methodology paper is to provide practical guidance to health professionals to perform this measurement safely, using various metabolic monitors.

Body Composition During Pregnancy Differs by Obesity Class

Posted on 09 August 2020, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

The aim of this study is to characterize changes in body composition during pregnancy in women with obesity.

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