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Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

Mrs. Johnson is a 66-year-old woman who has had several blood pressure readings between 128/90 and 135/95 mm Hg. Her physician has taken the attitude of “watchful waiting” in the past but seems more concerned…Read More

Contact Becky Dorner & Associates to learn more about the 2019 American Diabetes Association Recommendations!

2019 American Diabetes Association Recommendations

The 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes focus on patient-centered care. Learn more about the new guidelines, download the PDF and sign up for our webinar to hear Kathy Warwick, RD, CDE provide an overview…Read More

Learn more about physical activity guidelines from Becky Dorner & Associates

Updated Guidelines on Physical Activity for Americans

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle has always meant integrating regular physical activity, but guidelines on the type and duration of physical activity for all age groups have recently been updated. Exercise plays an important role in…Read More

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FDA Recognizes 8 New Carbs as Dietary Fiber

On June 14, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration recognized eight new carbohydrates as dietary fiber, which is found to have positive effects on human health. The eight carbohydrates include: Sugarcane fiber and apple fiber…Read More

How Will the 2014 NPUAP/EPUAP/PPPIA Nutrition Guidelines for Pressure Ulcers Impact Your Practice?

Guest Blogger: Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, CD, LD, FAND, Co-Chair Nutrition Guidelines Small Work Group In 2009, after a four year collaboration with the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP), the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory…Read More

CMS Regulations for Nursing Homes Regarding Meal Times and the 14 Hour Rule

CMS Regulations for Nursing Homes

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New Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D

The Institute of Medication (IOM) of the National Academies, Food and Nutrition Board released new recommendations for vitamin D and calcium on November 30, 2010. Health claims have been made forcancer prevention, diabetes, falls, preeclampsia, and…Read More