MiOA: Intervention: Community: Oral Nutrition Supplements (2023)

Author and Year:
Kim C, Lee K 2012
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Article Title:
Preventive effect of protein-energy supplementation on the functional decline of frail older adults with low socioeconomic status: a community-based randomized controlled study.
Kim C, Lee K
Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Low socioeconomic status (SES); older adults aged 65 years or older; meeting frailty criteria related to mobility and nutrition [Usual gait speed (UGS) test less than 0.6 m/s and 24 points or lower on the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA)]; walk inside a room at minimum; recruited from National Home Healthcare Services (NHHS) Registration
Exclusion Criteria:
Participating in an exercise program or clinical nutrition program; if ordered to avoid a high protein diet by an internist due to liver or renal failure
Research Purpose:
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether protein-energy supplementation can prevent functional decline in frail older adults of low SES.
Blinding efforts:
Outcome assessors and physician responsible for clinical observation were blinded until end of the study.
Study Location:
Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Health Promotion Fund, Ministry of Health & Warfare, Republic of Korea (G11-16)