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Author
Bando, Hiroshi Tokushima University|Japan Low Carbohydrate Diet Promotion Association KAKEN Search Researchers
Keywords
Sarcopenia
Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS) 2019
Protein Intake
Sodium/Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors (SGLT2i)
Low Carbohydrate Diet (LCD)
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
The relationship among sarcopenia, protein intake, elderly, and diabetes has been in discussion. The Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS) 2019 has revised the content by emphasizing the 5-time chair stand test. For prevention and treatment of sarcopenia and frailty, continuous protein intake is required such as meat, eggs, tofu, and so on. Elderly aged >65 is recommended to take at least >1.0 g/kg weight of protein per day for preventing sarcopenia and frailty. Sodium/glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) have been widely used. However, SGLT2i are advised not to provide the subjects who are elderly and/or with sarcopenia or senile syndrome.
Journal Title
Journal of Health Care and Research
ISSN
25828967
Publisher
Asploro
Volume
2
Issue
2
Start Page
122
End Page
125
Published Date
2021-07-02
Rights
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.
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