Patient Profiles

Sarcopenia Risk Increases Greatly with Age. However, it Can Occur in Populations other than in the Elderly. 

Signs & Symptoms

  • Feels a loss of strength when trying to open a jar or rising from sitting

  • Lean leg mass

Findings from a patient assessment

  • Low protein and other micro-nutrients intake in diet

  • Sedentary lifestyle

Tori*, age 68
Sarcopenia

Signs & Symptoms

  • Feels decreased stamina, which limits amount of exercise

  • Feels muscle cramping and weakness

  • Lean leg mass

Findings from a patient assessment

  • Poor nutrition because of excessive dieting

  • Moderate exercise

Lisa*, age 49
Pre-sarcopenia

Signs & Symptoms

  • Difficulty in daily life activities

  • Chronically fatigued

  • Lean body mass

 

Findings from a patient assessment

  • Low appetite

  • Assistance needed in daily personal activities

Thomas*, age 71
Severe sarcopenia
Lily*, age 58
Sarcopenia -secondary

Signs & Symptoms

  • Lean body mass

  • Feels the condition worsening

  • Started feeling difficulty walking

Findings from a patient assessment

  • Has moderate type-2 diabetes

  • Started diet modification under medical supervision

* Not actual patients