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Types of Malnutrition Explained

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Despite evidence noting the harmful effects of malnutrition, malnutrition is a common problem — affecting 1 in 3 older adults — and often goes unrecognized and undertreated.

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Addressing Malnutrition to Support Healthy Outcomes for Patients

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Malnutrition affects 20-50% of hospitalized adult patients, yet only approximately 8% are diagnosed. Posing a significant burden to hospitals and patients, malnutrition often leads to increased readmissions, longer lengths of stay, higher health care costs, and increased mortality and morbidity.

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