SCI: Preventing Overweight (2003)
What are the indications for nutrition care to prevent or treat overweight and obesity in the chronic phase of SCI? (2003)
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 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.
Evidence Summary: Obesity Prevention in SCI (2003)
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