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Longitudinal examination of homebound older adults who experience heightened food insufficiency: effect of diabetes status and implications for service provision.

Authors
  • Sharkey, Joseph R
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Gerontologist
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2005
Volume
45
Issue
6
Pages
773–782
Identifiers
PMID: 16326659
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Health care providers and nutrition programs should attempt to identify high-risk older adults - those who have diabetes and are at risk of food insufficiency - and develop community linkages and strategies that integrate nutrition with diabetes care plans, thus supporting a multidisciplinary, chronic care model to improve diabetes management and outcomes.

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