Research Update

Faster Refeeding of Patients With Anorexia Nervosa Appears Safe

Topics: Anorexia | Eating Disorders | Higher-calorie refeeding | Low calorie refeeding | Malnourishment | Refeeding syndrome

Review of: Garber AK et al, JAMA Pediatrics 2021;175(1):19–27 The standard of care for inpatients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and dangerously low weight is to start low-calorie refeeding (LCR). LCR starts the refeeding process at a very low calorie count (~1200 kcal/day) and progresses slowly. If malnourished patients move too quickly in this proces

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