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For diabetes patients aged 55 and older, medical nutrition therapy was found to reduce the use of hospital services by 9.5% and physicians services by 23.5%.

Sheils, John F., Robert Rubin, and David C. Stapleton. The Estimated Costs and Savings of Medical Nutrition Therapy: The Medicare population. J Am Diet Assoc. 1999; 99(4): 428-35. https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0002-8223(99)00105-4

Reference

Title
The Estimated Costs and Savings of Medical Nutrition Therapy: The Medicare population
Publication
J Am Diet Assoc
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Sheils, John F., Robert Rubin, and David C. Stapleton
Volume & Issue
Volume 99, Issue 4
Pages
428-35
URL
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