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Unintended Weight Loss in Older Adults

UWL: Guideline Methods (2009)

General and Specific Methods for Unintended Weight Loss (UWL) in Older Adults Guideline

Below are links to both the general methods that ADA has put in place for evidence analysis and creating the guidelines, as well as the specific search methods and criteria for each question.

General Methods

Click here to view a description of the ADA's process of evidence analysis and guideline creation.

Methods for Specific Topics

To view descriptions of search criteria and findings for each topic covered in this guideline select Specific Methods from the Introduction section.

History of the Development of This Guideline

This guideline is the first edition of the ADA Unintended Weight Loss in Older Adults Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline.