Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM)

GLIM criteria

4 years of the GLIM criteria: Where are we? Results of the GLIM survey. Tommy Cederholm

A Clinically Relevant Diagnosis Code for “Malnutrition in Adults” Is Needed in ICD-11

A Framework for Diagnosing Adult Malnutrition


GLIM criteria for the diagnosis of malnutrition – A consensus report from the global clinical nutrition community (PDF)

Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM): Guidance on validation of the operational criteria for the diagnosis of protein energy malnutrition in adults (PDF)


GLIM Educational Series Part 1: What is GLIM?
This video provides an overview of GLIM and covers how the criteria were determined. It also reviews in detail each of the 5 criteria that make up the GLIM diagnostic framework, and covers key points on how GLIM is positioned within nutrition care.

GLIM Educational Series Part 2: Conducting Studies to Validate the GLIM Criteria
This video is focused on supporting researchers to validate the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) criteria and framework for documenting malnutrition.

GLIM Educational Series Part 3: Reviewing GLIM Articles
This video discusses key principles in reviewing GLIM articles for publication. Key points for retrospective and prospective studies are reviewed.

The GLIM criteria for the diagnosis of malnutrition. Prof Tommy Cederholm.
GLIM started in 2016 as an initiative of the 4 big clinical nutrition societies in the world (ESPEN, ASPEN, FELANPE and PENSA) to create a consensus on malnutrition definition.