B12 deficiency a concern for long-term care

A high proportion of older adults entering long-term care homes in Ontario are B12 deficient, with more developing deficiencies over the course of their first year in residence, according to research from the University of Waterloo. There is a connection between B12 deficiency and several serious health conditions.


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B12 deficiency in elderly people is highly preventable and easily treatable with improved food choice and supplements; © panthermedia.net/imagepointfr