Sentence Examples


  • These results, however, must be carefully interpreted because normal laboratory values for IGF-1 vary when the patient is pregnant, is pubescent, is elderly, or is severely malnourished.
  • Restricting lactose (milk and milk products) is usually not necessary but may be helpful in a child with a severe intestinal disease or diarrhea in a malnourished child.
  • Malnourished infants and children may develop rickets, a severe vitamin D deficiency that results in bone pain, malformed bones, and poor dental health.
  • Underweight, malnourished teenagers (such as those with an eating disorder) have an increased risk of osteoporosis and may not have menstrual periods.
  • People who weigh less than 70 percent of the average weight of persons of the same age and gender are considered to be malnourished.