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COPD Patients: A Case Study

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75% of water, minerals, and proteins make up the FFM The water is dispersed evenly throughout the body cell mass Less than 16 kg/m² is defined as FFM depletion There are 3 wasting categories that COPD patients can be placed into according to body weight and FFM Cachexia which is when the patient is underweight and has a low FFM Semi-starvation which is when the patient is underweight but the FFM is almost normal. Sarcopenia which is a normal weight but there is a reduction in the FFM
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