High mini nutritional assessment (MNA) correlates with bone ultrasound measurements in Swiss women >75 years of age who have a lifetime fracture history

@inproceedings{Wynn2008HighMN,
  title={High mini nutritional assessment (MNA) correlates with bone ultrasound measurements in Swiss women >75 years of age who have a lifetime fracture history},
  author={Emma Wynn and Marc-Antoine Krieg and Peter Burckhardt and Susan A Lanham-New},
  year={2008}
}
To achieve optimum bone health, numerous factors are required such as optimal genetics, good health, weight-bearing physical activity and adequate nutrition. Malnutrition is a risk factor for osteoporotic fractures and is a very common problem in the elderly population that is often under-diagnosed. The MNA is an effective easily-administered tool designed to identify older adults who have or are at risk for developing malnutrition. It consists of eighteen questions and can be completed in… CONTINUE READING