“With some people, you can see the effects of poor nutrition over time. So if you can get to people before they’re that sick, it can have a real benefit. It can be as simple as getting enough calcium and Vitamin D. In the nursing home, you see people with compression fractures who are in pain every day. And it could have been avoided.”
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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 08/31/2017.