IMPACT OF PANDEMICS ON OLDER ADULTS
|Date:||31 March 2020|
|Location:||Columbus, Ohio, USA|
In this 14-minute episode, Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, discusses why older adults are more vulnerable during pandemics like COVID-19, and explains the preventative steps they and society can take to reduce the risk of falling ill, or to help combat the virus if they do. Dr Deutz focuses on the recommendations and best practices ESPEN—the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism—recently published on the nutritional management of individuals with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD
Department of Health & Kinesiology
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas, USA