Jul 22, 2018
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Supplements: When to Order and When to Reconsider

Knowing when to order supplements and when to refrain can be a challenge. Supplements may be a helpful intervention for inadequate intake and weight loss, but can also be costly, ineffective, and potentially harmful if used improperly. Keep the following guidelines in mind when considering the use of a supplement. When in doubt, consult with … [ Read More ]

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Preventing Weight Loss in the Elderly

In the healthcare setting, we see the following scenarios nearly every day. An elderly male is admitted for therapy after hospitalization for CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) exacerbation; he’s still grieving the passing of his wife and finds himself eating more TV dinners alone. A frail elderly female is no longer able to care for herself … [ Read More ]

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