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November Health Observances

Health professional with elderly woman

November is Gluten Free Diet Awareness Month and COPD Awareness Month. In addition, World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is Thursday, November 20. We’ve compiled what we feel are the most helpful articles to understand more about each of these important health issues.

2019 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is Thursday, November 20! Increase awareness and help prevent pressure injuries with NPUAP’s extensive media package for use by any healthcare organization or facility.

Celiac Disease in Older Adults

Today’s Dietitian RD Lounge

November is Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month. In this article, our very own Becky Dorner dives into the incidence and management of celiac disease in older adults, as well as the adoption of a gluten-free diet by those without celiac disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Guideline (2019)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In honor of COPD Awareness Month, refresh yourself on the updated COPD guidelines for care. These recommendations act as a framework for treating clients with COPD using medical nutrition therapy, with the goals of maintaining body weight and composition, maximizing pulmonary status, reducing mortality and improving quality of life.

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