Charlotte Squires, a trainee doctor in older adult care, reflects on issues with eating for people with severe dementia and options for supporting them, including new evidence on tube feeding. Sarah Chapman and friend Sue share experience from supporting their mums with dementia.
Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence on interventions for dysphagia in people with dementia and after stroke.
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane Review with evidence on whether displaying calories on menus and next to food in cafes can influence our choices and reduce our calorie intake.
This article for midwives looks at the evidence on early additional food and fluids for healthy breastfed babies and the implications for practice
This blog looks at the WHO Global report on diabetes and some evidence on preventing type 2 diabetes
What's the evidence on diet and exercise in pregnancy and after?
Quick guide to important new evidence on portion size
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A look at some Cochrane evidence on preventing and managing pressure ulcers and reflections on nursing practice
Read about some of the problems Andy faced when living with motor neurone disease and the evidence for treatments that might help
This week it really feels like winter is upon us and infection is the dominant theme in this blog,...
Key message: Nutritional supplementation should be considered in the management of malnourished people with stable chronicA health condition marked...