Colon cancer

Agilix Health addresses the issue of malnutrition among patients, and offers tech-enabled, fully reimbursable nutrition services that combine remote patient monitoring with virtual support from specialized Registered Dietitians. Agilix RDs are the “eyes and ears” for providers between visits, which may improve clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

Patient History

  • 72 year old female with colon cancer with metastasis to liver and lymph nodes
  • Unintentional weight loss since diagnosis, chemotherapy, and surgery
  • Ileostomy placed
  • Husband is social support

Personalized Care Recommendations

  • Continue use of baking soda salt rinse with medicated mouth wash
  • Focus on cold foods (i.e., smoothies) and creamed lukewarm soups to help soothe mouth
  • Drink 60-80 oz of fluids per day
  • Eat high calorie/protein foods
  • Add calories with nut-butters, ice cream, oils, sauces, gravies and protein powders
  • Hydrate with liquids with lower osmolarity and higher electrolytes


  • Height: 5 feet 1 inch
  • Usual body weight: 120 lbs
  • Starting weight: 98 lb
  • Starting BMI: 18.5 (normal)
  • Current weight: 104 lb
  • Current BMI: 19.7 (normal)


  1. Weight gain and stability while working with Agilix RD, despite prior weight loss
  2. Mouth sores and pain better managed
  3. Controlled ostomy output

Agilix Metrics

  • 65 minutes with Agilix RD
  • Engaged with scale 45 of 52 program days (87%)


  • FOLFIRI + Beva every 2 weeks
  • Surgerical resection

Signs / Symptoms

  • Poor appetite
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Mouth sores and pain
  • Fluid overload


Agilix is a really good program. The little tips you can’t learn from a book or handout have made a big difference. The baking soda salt rinse has been helpful, too.