MiOA: Intervention: Community: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists' Interventions (2023)

Author and Year:
Payette H, Boutier V, et al, 2002
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Article Title:
Benefits of nutritional supplementation in free-living, frail, undernourished elderly people: a prospective randomized community trial.
Payette H, Boutier V, Coulombe C, Gray-Donald K
Journal of the American Dietetic Association
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
65 years+; at high nutritional risk as defined by: 1. involuntary weight loss of >5% body weight in past month 2. >7.5% involuntary weight loss in past 3 months 3. >10% involuntary weight loss in past 6 months and BMI <27 (35) or BM<24
Exclusion Criteria:
Receiving palliative care; alcoholic; active cancer or Illness requiring therapeutic diet incompatible with supplementation.
Research Purpose:
To evaluate the impact of nutritional supplementation on nutritional status, muscle strength, perceived health and functional status in a population of community-living, frail, undernourished elderly people.
Blinding efforts:
Research dietitian responsible for completing measurements of functional status and health status outcomes at start and completion blinded to the subjects' treatment
Study Location:
7 local community service centers in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Source(s) of Funding:
Not reported
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