• Assessment
    What are the indications for nutrition care to prevent or treat overweight and obesity in the chronic phase of SCI? (2003)
    • Conclusion

      Weight gain and increase of body fat should be monitored during the chronic phase of SCI for early identification and appropriate nutrition intervention to prevent progression to overweight or obesity and the attending risks for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, functional decline and other problems.

    • Grade: III
      • Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
      • Grade II is Fair;
      • Grade III is Limited/Weak;
      • Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
      • Grade V is Not Assignable.
      • High (A) means we are very confident that the true effect lies close to that of the estimate of the effect;
      • Moderate (B) means we are moderately confident in the effect estimate;
      • Low (C) means our confidence in the effect estimate is limited;
      • Very Low (D) means we have very little confidence in the effect estimate.
      • Ungraded means a grade is not assignable.