Flashcards in Nutrition Deck (14):
Recurrent binge eating episodes, recurrent compensatory behavior to avoid weight gain, and symptoms at least 2 x per week x 3 months refers to what disorder?
Name 3/5 recurrent compensatory behaviors in bulimia?
1. Induced vomiting
2. Laxative abuse
3. Diuretic abuse
4. Enema abuse
5. Fasting/excessive exercise
Fluctuations of body weight, constipation, suicidal ideation, weakness, and depression are some symptoms of bulimia. Name 3/5 common physical exam signs of this disorder?
1. Damaged tooth enamel
2. Parotid gland enlargement
3. Broken blood vessels on face
List 3 abnormalities seen on CMP in a pt with Bulimia?
INC serum amylase
What 4 therapies should be included in a plan for recovery in a pt with bulimia (or any eating disorder)?
1. Nutritional rehab
3. Maintenance program
4. Follow up
Name 2 goals of treatment in a pt with bulimia?
1. Weight stabilization
2. Gaining control over the binges
Assessing for other additions, triggers for binges, frequency of vomiting, foods eaten during binges, and meal frequency/caloric intake are all items that assess what in regards to bulimia?
Severity of disorder
List 3 specific nutrients that may be used to treat bulimia or other eating disorder?
2. Ca, Mg, or other trace minerals (chromium)
3. Multivitamin/Minerals (K, Se, Zn)
Refusal to maintain body weight over minimal norm for age and height, fear of gaining weight or becoming fat despite being underweight, disturbed body view, Amenorrhea for at least 3 cycles in postmenarchal women is the DSM V criteria for what disorder?
List 3 abnormal lab findings would you see in a pt with anorexia?
5. INC BUN
6. DEC LH and FSH
Food avoidance, ritualistic eating behavior, excessive exercise, and amenorrhea are all what describing what disorder?
Assessing amount of weight loss, patient's caloric intake, meal frequency, level of exercise, and menstrual status are all items that assess what in regards to anorexia?
Severity of disorder
Name 2 initial goals of treatment in a pt with anorexia?
1. Cessation of weight loss
2. Improve nutritional status