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GLIM - Global Leadership Initiative in Malnutrition: Advances and Updates (GLIM)

‐ Mar 27, 2022 4:00pm


  1. Describe validation studies conducted using the GLIM diagnostic framework
  2. Outline the use of calf circumference as an objective measure to assess reduced muscle mass
  3. Detail how inflammation can be assessed as an etiologic criterion in the GLIM diagnostic framework


Assessing Inflammation as an Etiologic Criteria

Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, The Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Measuring Calf Circumference as a Muscle Mass Marker in Clinical Practice
Maria Cristina Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Professora Titular do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde e Comportamento, Universidade Católica de Pelotas, Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Summarizing GLIM Validation Studies
Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FASPEN, Shearer Chair of Healthy Community Practices; Professor of Nutrition Science; Director, Nutrition Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

Tommy Cederholm, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sollentuna, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FASPEN