Dr. S Duarte

Dr. S Duarte

Dr. S. Duarte graduated in Nutrition from the Universidade Paulista in 2007, got a Master in Clinical Gastroenterology Program at the FACULDADE DE MEDICINA DA UNIVERSIDADE DE SÃO PAULO in 2015 and became Doctor of Science in Gastroenterology from the FACULDADE DE MEDICINA DA UNIVERSIDADE DE SÃO PAULO (2019) . He is currently a professor of undergraduate classes at Universidade Paulista. Has a background in nutrition, with a focus on gut microbiota assessment in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

Daily walking speed and frailty: a significant association?

Walking speed (WS) is clinically recognized as a crucial vital sign. Associations between daily walking speed (DWS) and health outcomes have been underscored by a number of studies, which have further recognized it as an accurate predictor of dependency and mortality in elderly individuals. Despite this knowledge, very few studies have examined the link between DWS and frailty.
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A multidisciplinary approach to NAFLD-centred care

The association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been well-characterised by recent literature. As such, patients with NAFLD are disproportionately affected by a range of comorbidities, which include obesity, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and hypertension.
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