Sepsis as a modulator of adaptation to low and high carbohydrate and low and high fat intakes

@article{Wolfe1999SepsisAA,
  title={Sepsis as a modulator of adaptation to low and high carbohydrate and low and high fat intakes},
  author={R A Wolfe},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={53},
  pages={s136-s142}
}
Catabolism of lean body mass (particularly muscle) occurs in sepsis and other forms of critical illness despite apparently adequate nutritional support. The determination of the optimal balance of carbohydrate and fat intake in this circumstance should be based on the resulting effect on the maintenance of lean body mass, and the nature and extent of any… CONTINUE READING