DU Special Collections

Patient Activities - Weight Gainers

Title:
Patient Activities - Weight Gainers
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1940s
Type:
Still Image
Format:
nonprojected graphic
Description:
Tuberculosis was called a consumptive or wasting disease because it consumes the body causing patients to lose weight. Part of the treatment plan for tuberculosis was trying to get patients to gain back weight through high fat diets heavy in milk and eggs from the JCRS farm.