Course image Topic 1 Metabolism of Macronutrients, Pro- Prebiotics and Fibre
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Glucose metabolism is primarily regulated by the balance between anabolic (insulin) and catabolic (epinephrine, nor-epinephrine, glucagon, cortisol and growth hormone) hormones.
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Course image Topic 2 Water, Electrolytes and Micronutrients
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Vitamins are an essential part of all diets, both in normal individuals and in those requiring nutritional support.
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Course image Topic 3 Nutritional Assessment and Techniques
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To learn nutritional screening and assessment; the methods used; To know the benefits and limits of laboratory and balance-studies for nutritional assessments.
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Course image Topic 4 Nutritional Support in Paediatric Patients (1)
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The modules of this Topic summarize the evidence, and provide recommendations for clinical practice regarding the following 4 issues:
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Course image Topic 6 Malnutrition in the Community
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The health status and disease require regular intake of appropriate quantity and quality of nutrients.
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Course image Topic 7 Enteral/Parenteral Nutrition - Substrates
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The health status and disease require regular intake of appropriate quantity and quality of nutrients.
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Course image Topic 8 Approach to Oral and Enteral Nutrition in Adults
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The modules of this topic address the relevant clinical issue of oral and enteral nutrition to prevent/treat malnutrition.
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Course image Topic 9 Approach to Parenteral Nutrition
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This topic has been developed to provide a comprehensive learning tool to parenteral nutrition (PN).
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Course image Topic 10 Nutritional Support in Pediatric Patients (2)
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Disease-associated undernutrition in children results from disease-specific factors, decreased intake and increased losses with or without inflammation.
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Course image Topic 14 Nutrition in Pancreatic Disease
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To learn the consequences of malnutrition in liver cirrhosis; To know how to diagnose malnutrition in liver cirrhosis and how to treat malnutrition in liver cirrhosis;
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Course image Topic 15 Nutrition Support in Renal Disease
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Patients who develop acute kidney injury (AKI) often have pre-existing or hospital acquired protein-energy malnutrition, which is a major negative prognostic factor in this clinical condition.
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Course image Topic 17 Nutritional Support in the Perioperative Period
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The aim of the this topic is to present the relationship between perioperative factors, like surgical trauma, malnutrition, stress,
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Course image Topic 19 Chronic Intestinal Failure and Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) in Adults
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Learn about epidemiology and the extent of the use of HPN in adult patients; Learn about indications for HPN in adult patients and clinical features (including prognosis) of these patients;
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Course image Topic 20 Nutrition and Prevention of Diseases
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To understand the potential of nutrition in cancer prevention. To understand specific behaviours that can modify cancer risk.
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Course image Topic 21 Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus on the Nutritional Status
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder with disturbances not only of carbohydrate metabolism but lipid and protein metabolism as well.
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