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FENS2019 13th European Nutrition Conference – IrSPEN Symposium – Wednesday October 16th 13.30 – 15.00

FENS2019 13th European Nutrition Conference Malnutrition in an Obese World: A European Perspectives The Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland IrSPEN Symposium Presentation – Malnutrition after weight loss in health and disease

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Ireland called out for having lowest EU level of public treatment for obesity

Call on health service to treat obesity as a disease Ireland has been criticised for having the lowest spend on public treatment of obesity in Europe – and also for

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ASPEN – Malnutrition Awareness Week™ Schedule

ASPEN’s Malnutrition Awareness Week™ starts today! We hope you’ll join us all week to help reduce the incidence of malnutrition and improve patient outcomes. This year, we’re partnering with the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS)

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Erin Sullivan presented her poster at ESPEN2019

Erin Sullivan presented her poster, “A National Survey of Irish Oncology Patients Examining Nutrition Attitudes and Behaviours and Access to Dietetic Services”  Her excellent work on the cancer patient survey which

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HAN Awareness Week: 5-11 August 2019 Patient Organisation for Ireland?

HAN Awareness Week 5 – 11 August 2019 PATIENT ORGANISATION FOR IRELAND? We want to hear from patients and carers   It is Home Artificial Nutrition awareness week from 5th

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Why dietary advice is a critical part of cancer care

Patients who lose weight have lower survival rates yet very few are given nutritional information and support Director of the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Niamh Rice presents

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Food for life: Nutrition as a key treatment for cancer patients

‘I’ve been poked and prodded but no one has seen me about my diet,’ one cancer patient tells Feelgood. Another, a multiple myeloma patient who lost 12kg, said patients should,

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Majority of cancer patients in Ireland don’t see a dietitian as part of treatment

Three out of five cancer patients don’t see a dietitian as part of their treatment, yet the affects of malnutrition is a contributing factor in the death in two out

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Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors Cookbook

UCC in collaboration with Breakthrough Cancer Research are delighted to launch their latest free cookbook for cancer patients ‘Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors’. The book is a similar size to

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Calls for more dietitians to support cancer patients

New research has identified a major gap in nutritional support for cancer patients, with more than a third reporting unintentional weight loss, which can lead to poorer outcomes. The survey