Refeeding syndrome

What is Refeeding syndrome?

The conditions resulting by shift of electrolytes and nutrient balance happening in a previously starving or undernourished patient after starting proper feeding or nutrition. Can be fatal if left unnoticed.

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Have been losing weight over the last two years without trying, although I have dieted to fight my weight since in high school. I am now 62 and...

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My dear, you are stressed! I am not going to say this is the only reason...

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I'm just out of hospital. I was in for 16 weeks for anorexia. I had severe diarhea and abdominal cramps and was told I had C-Diff. I started a...

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Rather than an appt w/ your dr, go to ER

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It sounds like you are quite sick now and possibly have a fever. And with...

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I am coming off of a 7 year anorexic eating disorder . I am finally able to eat like I should but then my blood sugar started bottoming out so bad...

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What we know about the refeeding process is that your metabolism is higher and everything else is normal. You may even lose weight for a...

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