Aging And Accidental Injuries

Dr. Andres Soto, Chief of Hospital Medicine with Baptist Health South Florida, explains as we get older, our cognitive capacity changes, and that is a risk factor to have more falls. "When you have a fall, a lot of things start going downhill." He also says diabetes is also a risk factor, because you can have more falls if you have neuropathy, and you cannot know exactly what happened, you can trip something, not feel it and have a fall.

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