Apr 25, 2018
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Does a Diagnosis Automatically Mean a Diet Order?

A therapeutic diet is intended to treat a disease or help manage a medical condition. Examples of diets often ordered for residents in long-term care facilities include: diabetic, renal, low sodium and low fat/low cholesterol diets. These therapeutic diets are not always warranted in the elderly population, however, where poor nutrition or malnutrition may be … [ Read More ]

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