L M Donini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Orthorexia nervosa: a preliminary study with a proposal for diagnosis and an attempt to measure the dimension of the phenomenon
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 9:151-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Obesity treatment: results after 4 years of a Nutritional and Psycho-Physical Rehabilitation Program in an outpatient setting
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Medical Pathophysiology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, P le Aldo Moro, 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 19:249-60. 2014
  3. pmc Disability affects the 6-minute walking distance in obese subjects (BMI>40 kg/m(2))
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e75491. 2013
  4. pmc How to estimate fat mass in overweight and obese subjects
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit, Experimental Medicine Department, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:285680. 2013
  5. pmc Anorexia and eating patterns in the elderly
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e63539. 2013
  6. doi Agreement between different versions of MNA
    L M Donini
    Experimental Medicine Department, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:332-8. 2013
  7. pmc Nutritional care in a nursing home in Italy
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Experimental Medicine Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e55804. 2013
  8. doi Malnutrition in elderly: social and economic determinants
    L M Donini
    Sapienza University of Rome, Experimental Medicine Department
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:9-15. 2013
  9. ncbi Nutrition in the elderly: role of fiber
    L M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:61-9. 2009
  10. ncbi [A survey on diet manuals in Italian hospitals]
    L M Donini
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Sezione di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Ann Ig 21:575-85. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi Orthorexia nervosa: a preliminary study with a proposal for diagnosis and an attempt to measure the dimension of the phenomenon
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 9:151-7. 2004
    ..To propose a diagnostic proceeding and to try to verify the prevalence of orthorexia nervosa (ON), an eating disorder defined as "a maniacal obsession for healthy foods"...
  2. ncbi Obesity treatment: results after 4 years of a Nutritional and Psycho-Physical Rehabilitation Program in an outpatient setting
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Medical Pathophysiology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, P le Aldo Moro, 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 19:249-60. 2014
    ..The aim of this approach should be to maintain the results over time with a positive impact on the obesity-related cardiovascular and metabolic risk...
  3. pmc Disability affects the 6-minute walking distance in obese subjects (BMI>40 kg/m(2))
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e75491. 2013
    ..Therefore the aims of the present study were: to explore the determinants of the 6-minute walking distance (6MWD) and to investigate the predictors of interruption of the walk test in obese subjects...
  4. pmc How to estimate fat mass in overweight and obese subjects
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit, Experimental Medicine Department, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:285680. 2013
    ..Moreover, models omitting BMI explained a greater part of variance. These data are confirmed by the predictive value analysis where BMI showed a performance similar to a "coin flip."..
  5. pmc Anorexia and eating patterns in the elderly
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e63539. 2013
    ..To evaluate the change in eating habits occurring in community-dwelling and institutionalized elderly subjects with senile anorexia...
  6. doi Agreement between different versions of MNA
    L M Donini
    Experimental Medicine Department, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:332-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the agreement between different versions of MNA in the evaluation of nutritional risk in elderly subjects...
  7. pmc Nutritional care in a nursing home in Italy
    Lorenzo Maria Donini
    Experimental Medicine Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e55804. 2013
    ..This paper represents a preliminary analysis of data collected in a NH included in the PIMAI project...
  8. doi Malnutrition in elderly: social and economic determinants
    L M Donini
    Sapienza University of Rome, Experimental Medicine Department
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:9-15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of malnutrition in a sample of elderly people living in different settings and to identify the determinants of malnutrition...
  9. ncbi Nutrition in the elderly: role of fiber
    L M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:61-9. 2009
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  10. ncbi [A survey on diet manuals in Italian hospitals]
    L M Donini
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Sezione di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Ann Ig 21:575-85. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi [Obesity and Eating Disorders. Indications for the different levels of care. An Italian Expert Consensus Document]
    L M Donini
    Sapienza University of Rome, Medical Physiopathology Department, Food Science and Nutrition Laboratory, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 15:1-31. 2010
    ..We will continue to revise the Document periodically based on new research information and on reassessment of expert opinion to keep it up-to-date. The Document was not financially sponsored...
  12. ncbi Predicting the outcome of long-term care by clinical and functional indices: the role of nutritional status
    L M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology Food Science Section Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:586-92. 2011
    ..Aim of the study is that of retrospectively verify, through a multivariate analysis, the factors able to condition mortality in long-term care, paying particular attention to the nutritional status...
  13. ncbi Senile anorexia in different geriatric settings in Italy
    L M Donini
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Medical Physiopathology, Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:775-81. 2011
    ..Our secondary aim was to evaluate the impact of senile anorexia on nutritional status and on eating habits, as well as on functional status...
  14. ncbi A systematic review of the literature concerning the relationship between obesity and mortality in the elderly
    L M Donini
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:89-98. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic literature review (SR) is to collate and critically assess the available information of the impact of obesity on mortality in the elderly...
  15. ncbi A "proportional and objective score" for the mini nutritional assessment in long-term geriatric care
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione dell Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:141-6. 2002
    ..2. most patients failed to respond to some of the MNA questions, which as a consequence received a "0" score. The result was an artificially low global MNA score even in well-nourished patients...
  16. ncbi Multidisciplinary approach to obesity
    L M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology Food Science Laboratory, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 14:23-32. 2009
    ..However, the feasibility is problematic and data in literature confirming the validity of this approach are poor...
  17. doi Predicting the outcome of artificial nutrition by clinical and functional indices
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology Food Science Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Nutrition 25:11-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify those indices, clinical, functional, or nutritional, that may reliably predict, before the start of AN, those patients who are likely not to benefit from nutritional support...
  18. ncbi Effect of nutritional status on clinical outcome in a population of geriatric rehabilitation patients
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:132-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of nutritional status (NS) on the occurrence of Adverse Clinical Events (ACE) and on mortality in geriatric rehabilitation patients...
  19. ncbi Nutritional status and evolution of pressure sores in geriatric patients
    L M Donini
    Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Ple Aldo Moro, 5, 00185, Roma, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:446-54. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to verify, a posteriori, how nutritional status influenced the evolution of PS in a population of elderly subjects hospitalised in a long-term care setting...
  20. ncbi [High-protein diets and obesity]
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Università degli Studi La Sapienza di Roma
    Ann Ital Med Int 19:36-42. 2004
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  21. ncbi Orthorexia nervosa: validation of a diagnosis questionnaire
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 10:e28-32. 2005
    ..To validate a questionnaire for the diagnosis of orhorexia oervosa, an eating disorder defined as "maniacal obsession for healthy food"...
  22. ncbi Nutritional status determinants and cognition in the elderly
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita dà Roma La Sapienza, Pie Aldo Moro, Roma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:143-53. 2007
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  23. ncbi [The quality of a restaurant service at a geriatric rehabilitation facility]
    L M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Ann Ig 15:583-600. 2003
    ..The results we obtained suggested an audit of the organisation of the restaurant service. The outcome of the proposed changes will be followed up and bring, eventually, to further arrangements...
  24. ncbi Improvement in the quality of the catering service of a rehabilitation hospital
    L M Donini
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Sezione di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Ple Aldo Moro, 5 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Nutr 27:105-14. 2008
    ..One of the most influencing factors of malnutrition in hospitalized patients is--at least in part--the Catering Service Quality...
  25. ncbi Senile anorexia in acute-ward and rehabilitations settings
    L M Donini
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Medical Physiopathology Food Science Section, P le Aldo Moro, 5 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:511-7. 2008
    ..The main research aims are to determine, in a sample of acute and rehabilitation elderly subjects, the prevalence of anorexia of aging and the causes most impacting on senile anorexia...
  26. ncbi Eating habits and appetite control in the elderly: the anorexia of aging
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:73-87. 2003
    ..An increasing understanding of the factors that contribute to poor nutrition in the elderly should enable the development of appropriate preventive and treatment strategies and improve the health of older people...
  27. ncbi Comorbidity, frailty, and evolution of pressure ulcers in geriatrics
    Lorenzo M Donini
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione dell Universitŕ di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR326-36. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to verify how comorbidity and frailty influenced the course of PUs in a population of elderly subjects hospitalized in a long-term care setting...
  28. ncbi Administering the "AHSP Questionnaire" (appetite, hunger, sensory perception) in a geriatric rehabilitation care
    C Savina
    Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Universit di Roma, Nemi RM, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:385-9. 2003
    ..Among the causes leading to reduction of food intake in elderly people and consequently to malnutrition, is the loss of appetite, often marker of depression and alterations of taste and smell perception...
  29. ncbi Systematic review of nutritional status evaluation and screening tools in the elderly
    L M Donini
    Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Istituto di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Rome, Italy Lorenzomaria Donini uniroma1 it
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:421-32. 2007
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  30. ncbi Computer tailored nutrition education: Mediterranean diet
    V Del Balzo
    Experimental Medicine Department, Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Unit, Sapienza University of Rome
    Ann Ig 24:123-30. 2012
    ..This work highlights the importance of web-based tailored interventions on population food habits: many people can be reached to promote the knowledge of the guidelines leading to a healthy lifestyle...
  31. ncbi Mediterranean diet pyramids: towards the Italian model
    V Del Balzo
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopatology and Endocrinology Section, Food Science and Nutrition Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 24:443-7. 2012
    ..It should include physical and social activity, recreation and rest. It may be possible to construct a Mediterranean food lifestyle index both to assess such a holistic aspect and to correlate with improved morbidity & mortality...
  32. ncbi Nutrition, longevity and behavior
    C Cannella
    Department of Medical Physiopathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:19-27. 2009
    ..If in subgroups of the elderly population an adequate nutrition cannot be achieved, low dose dietary supplements and/or fortified foods and beverages can contribute to improve nutrient intake...
  33. ncbi [Mediterranean diet and prevention of non-communicable diseases: scientific evidences]
    A R Proietti
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Sezione di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Sapienza Universita di Roma
    Ann Ig 21:197-210. 2009
    ..First of all the Mediterranean Diet must strongly be considered a correlated food model to the style of life, therefore it need further experimental research to validate the effects of Mediterranean Diet on the state of health...
  34. doi A pilot study to evaluate the effects of vardenafil on sexual distress in men with obesity
    A Aversa
    Department Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 24:122-5. 2012
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that treatment with VAR may improve ejaculatory control, thus ameliorating self-esteem and sexual performance in men with obesity...
  35. ncbi Assessing the appropriateness of the level of care for morbidly obese subjects: validation of the CASCO-R scale
    L M Donini
    Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 26:195-204. 2014
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  36. ncbi The yogurt amino acid profile's variation during the shelf-life
    A Germani
    Departmentpt of Experimental Medicine, RU of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 26:205-12. 2014
    ..The evaluation of the proteolytic activity of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus, allows to deduce their vitality during the shelf-life period and within 45 days...
  37. ncbi Is obesity protective for osteoporosis? Evaluation of bone mineral density in individuals with high body mass index
    E A Greco
    Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Policlinico Umberto I, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:817-20. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to characterise bone mineral density (BMD) in overweight (BMI > 25 < 29.9) and obese (BMI > 30) patients...