Ana Isabel Rodríguez Rejón

Ana Isabel Rodríguez Rejón
University of Granada | UGR · Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Nutrition and Dietetics

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Introduction
Ana is a researcher at the University of Granada (Spain). The aim of her current investigation(Granada Sarcopenia Study) is studying the prevalence of sarcopenia and related factors in nursing homes. As a passionate dietitian-nutritionist, she is interested in nutrition and dietetics, as well as other topics related to healthy and happy aging =)
Additional affiliations
April 2015 - June 2015
University of Southampton
Position
  • Visitor as PhD Student
April 2013 - present
University of Granada
Position
  • PhD Student
June 2012 - August 2012
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Position
  • Visitor as Posgraduate Student
Education
October 2011 - November 2012
University of Granada
Field of study
September 2009 - May 2012
University of Granada
Field of study
September 2006 - July 2009
University of Granada
Field of study

Publications

Publications (29)
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Background: the definition and methodology recommended for the diagnosis of sarcopenia has been changing. The mostly applied consensus is the one published by the European Working Group in Older People in 2010 (EWGSOP1), which was updated in 2019 (EWGSOP2). Objectives: assessing the prevalence of sarcopenia in institutionalized older adults usin...
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Background: Sarcopenia is an important health problem in older adults. The aim was to study the association of anthropometric measurements, functional capacity, cognitive impairment, and nutrition status with sarcopenia in institutionalized older adults. Methods: A cross-sectional study was undertaken, determining the calf circumference (CC), mi...
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Diet is a key modifiable factor in the management of malnutrition and age-related diseases such as sarcopenia, an important issue in long-term care homes. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the dietary intake of residents, define dietary patterns, and analyze their association with sex, diet texture, nutritional status, and the presence...
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Assessing sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle mass and function, in institutionalized older adults is a challenging task. Data on its prevalence in residential facilities are scant and highly variable. Our objective was to report the prevalence of sarcopenia in older adults living in residential facilities (nursing/long term-care homes and a...
Conference Paper
Antecedentes La sarcopenia es un síndrome geriátrico caracterizado por la pérdida de masa y función muscular asociada a la edad. La investigación en sarcopenia ha crecido exponencialmente en los últimos años, lo cual esté probablemente relacionado con el hecho de que si es detectada y tratada a tiempo podrían evitarse graves consecuencias para la s...
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Objective To analyze the prevalence of sarcopenia in elderly care homes using the algorithm of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) and to evaluate the applicability, sensitivity, and specificity of two simplified algorithms that do not include gait speed measurement. DesignCross-sectional study. SettingLong-term care h...
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Background: Institutionalization is a risk factor for malnutrition. Low energy intake and/or nutrient defi ciencies are considered to be the main causes. Objective: To evaluate the quality of meals and meal service as well as the nutritional value of the main menus (regular menu, menu for diabetics, and pureed menu) offered in three long-term care...
Presentation
Comunicación presentada como actividad divulgativa con el objetivo de concienciar a los asistentes, investigadores procedentes de diversas áreas de estudio, sobre el problema que la obesidad y sarcopenia supone en nuestra sociedad.
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Introduction: Nutrire® is a computer programme, a product of three innovation teaching projects of the University of Granada (Spain), designed to carry out the assessment of the nutritional status by anthrometric, dietetic and biochemical parameters. Objectives: The main aim of this study is to present its overall results and to analyze its strengt...
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Introduction: Nutrire® is a computer programme, a product of three innovation teaching projects of the University of Granada (Spain), designed to carry out the assessment of the nutritional status by anthro-pometric, dietetic and biochemical parameters. Objectives: The main aim of this study is to present its overall results and to analyze its stre...
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Objective. To compare the one year effect of two dietary interventions with MeDiet on GL and GI in the PREDIMED trial. Methods. Participants were older subjects at high risk for cardiovascular disease. This analysis included 2866 nondiabetic subjects. Diet was assessed with a validated 137-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ). The GI of each FFQ...

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Studying the prevalence of sarcopenia in long-term care homes, its association with nutritional status and other related factors.