Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 10th, 2005
The study, published in the September issue of the Journal of Gerontology, found that 78% of nursing home residents who had diabetes fell within the 299-day study period, compared to 30% of those without diabetes who had a similar fall. The study followed 139 residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York.
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