Clinical Nutrition is by definition nutritional and metabolic problems in humans with some kind of disease or disability.
We conduct multiple intervention studies in patients, mostly in hospitals, aiming at:
- Reduction of the loss of lean body mass seen in all patients with active inflammatory disease from cancer to septic shock.
- Unfortunate consequences of treatments such as cytostatic or dialysis.
- Acceleration of wound healing, both chronic and postoperative.
- Nutrition to support training in patients during rehabilitation.
- Plant based diets in metabolic disease such as diabetes mellitus to reduce blood sugar fluctuations.
- Alleviation of sensoric problems during cytostatic treatment.
- Phosphate and calcium balance in kidney diseases.
- Dietary problems in dysphagia.
- Prevention of the re-feeding syndrome.
- The effects of cannabinols on the appetite in cancer patients.
- Organization of the nutritional services in hospitals.