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  • intestinal
  • There are many other diseases which are easily transmitted in communities that have low levels of sanitation, such as ascariasis (a type of intestinal worm infection or helminthiasis), cholera, hepatitis, polio, schistosomiasis, trachoma, to name just a few. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • Guatemala has one of the worst rates of chronic malnutrition in the world. (cnn.com)
  • And research indicates a link between malnutrition in early life -- including the period of foetal growth -- and the development later in life of chronic conditions like coronary heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure, giving the countries in which malnutrition is already a major problem new cause for concern. (unicef.org)
  • Some of which identified are: Pancreatic disease Pancreatic resection Chronic pancreatitis (caused by exocrine insufficiency, maldigestion, and malnutrition). (wikipedia.org)
  • severe form
  • The most commonly used classification is as follows: The most severe form of SMA type I is sometimes termed SMA type 0 (or, severe infantile SMA) and is diagnosed in babies that are born so weak that they can survive only a few weeks even with intensive respiratory support. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Malnutrition is a condition that results from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malnutrition is caused by eating a diet in which nutrients are not enough or are too much such that it causes health problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research has conclusively shown that malnutrition during pregnancy causes the child to have increased risk of future diseases, physical retardation, and reduced cognitive abilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leishmaniasis may be divided into the following types: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is the most common form, which causes an open sore at the bite sites, which heals in a few months to a year and half, leaving an unpleasant-looking scar. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • Severe malnutrition in childhood associated with HIV infection presents a serious humanitarian and public health challenge in Southern Africa. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Millions of people are at risk of infection and thousands die every year due to communicable diseases, malnutrition and other health-related events which particularly affect the poor living in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment needed is determined by where the disease is acquired, the species of Leishmania, and the type of infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disease
  • The disease spectrum is variously divided into 3-5 types, in accordance either with the age of onset of symptoms or with the highest attained milestone of motor development. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The symptoms vary depending on the SMA type, the stage of the disease as well as individual factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by parasites of the Leishmania type. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Build/weight for height Skin type/visual risk areas Sex and age Malnutrition Screening Tool Continence Mobility Additional points in special risk categories are assigned to selected patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • But such emergencies, like the ongoing crises in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa and in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, often result in the severest forms of malnutrition. (unicef.org)