Medical News Today: What is refeeding?

Refeeding is reintroducing food after a period of malnourishment or starvation. If electrolytes become imbalanced as digestion resumes, a person can develop refeeding syndrome. Symptoms include fatigue and weakness, and treatment involves careful monitoring and intravenous electrolyte replacement. Learn more here.
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Conclusions: Overall, there was no difference between early enteral nutrition and all other forms of nutrition support. A priori planned subgroup analysis revealed early enteral nutrition reduced mortality and pneumonia compared with delayed enteral intake; however, there were no clear clinical advantages of early enteral nutrition over parenteral nutrition.
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Feature Articles Source Type: research
Authors: Wang J, Zhao J, Zhang Y, Liu C Abstract Effects of early enteral nutrition (EEN) or total parenteral nutrition (TPN) support on nutritional status and blood glucose in patients with gastric cancer complicated with diabetes mellitus after radical gastrectomy were investigated. One hundred and twenty-nine patients with gastric cancer complicated with diabetes mellitus type 2 admitted to the First People's Hospital of Jinan (Jinan, China), from June 2012 to June 2016 were selected into the study. According to different nutrition support pathways, these patients were randomly divided into the EEN group and the...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
AbstractPurposePeritonitis is a major complication of bariatric surgery due to direct damage to the natural barriers to infection. Most such secondary peritoneal infections are caused by Gram-negative microorganisms; however, under certain conditions,Candida species can infect the peritoneal cavity following bariatric surgery.Materials and MethodsWe retrospectively analyzed the clinical and microbiological data of morbidly obese patients who suffered infectious complications following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) at the Soroka Medical Center between January 2010 and June 2015.ResultsOut of 800 patients who underwe...
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
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