• 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)
  • Symptoms
  • What are Symptoms of Malnutrition? (wisegeek.org)
  • Symptoms of malnutrition can vary widely, but include weakness , poor immune system functionality, and the inability to heal. (wisegeek.org)
  • 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)
  • SMA type 0 should not be confused with SMARD1 which may have very similar symptoms and course but has a different genetic cause than SMA. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The symptoms vary depending on the SMA type, the stage of the disease as well as individual factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • In addition, fats are also a good source of essential fatty acids that are useful to prevent many diseases, including malnutrition. (stylecraze.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)
  • commonly
  • Illness is frequently a consequence of malnutrition and malnutrition is also commonly the result of illness. (unicef.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worldwide
  • Yet the worldwide crisis of malnutrition has stirred little public alarm, despite substantial and growing scientific evidence of the danger. (unicef.org)
  • in fact, such events are responsible for only a tiny part of the worldwide malnutrition crisis. (unicef.org)
  • forms
  • 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)
  • article
  • article{MeghelliBouchenak1989HepaticSA, title={Hepatic steatosis and serum very low density lipoproteins during two types of protein malnutrition followed by balanced refeeding. (semanticscholar.org)
  • It's weird that I never catch any of her colds or stomach ailments, but after reading this article, I think she may just have a weakened immune system due to malnutrition. (wisegeek.org)
  • disease
  • Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by parasites of the Leishmania type. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment needed is determined by where the disease is acquired, the species of Leishmania, and the type of infection. (wikipedia.org)