Yaakov Levinson

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BACKGROUND The care of elderly persons in chronic care nursing wards is generally complicated by nutritional problems such as weight loss and worsening protein status. An inability or refusal of the patient to consume enough food often necessitates the use of expensive commercial formulas for nutritional support. The purpose of this study was to determine(More)
The prevalence of diabetes among the elderly is high (1), and many elderly diabetic patients require formula feeding for nutritional support. Traditionally, sucrose-containing formulas are seldom administered to diabetic patients, since it is assumed that the high content of simple sugars will lead to a rapid elevation in blood glucose levels. However,(More)
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