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Technology is unkind to the elderly

In the UK in 2012, the Prime Minister issued a challenge to make the country more friendly to patients with dementia. ... And until our technology becomes more friendly, companies should develop remedies so that people who develop dementia (or have brain
July 2020

Minding your second favorite organ

Available evidence suggests that controlling cardiac risk factors can lower dementia risk specifically by 50% or more. ... Finally, population studies consistently suggest that those who exercise their brains protect their minds from dementia.
July 2020

Endo ‘08: new research ignites debate about best A1C goals

Goldberg said. “These are patients with very decreased life expectancy and severe dementia, or those who can't get to that goal because their baseline is so high,” she said.
September 2008

Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

10 years due to advanced age (80 years or older), residence in a nursing home, or chronic conditions (such as dementia, cancer, end-stage kidney disease, or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary
June 2018

Editor's Note

This month, Dr. Forrow considers the case of an elderly woman with dementia who refuses to undergo dialysis despite steadily progressive renal failure.
January 2008

Best patient care gets lost amid the health care delivery system

Ms. Jason, a 78-year-old woman with moderately advanced dementia, had a habit of getting up at 2 a.m.
February 2010

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease? Not yet, thanks.

Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, is a critical field of study, given the impact that this condition will have on our aging population. ... have other types of dementia, such as vascular dementia, which might be managed differently.
July 2020

End-of-life rallies

uttered. I've seen it, and especially in elders afflicted with dementia, it can be heartening to see them rally and seem to know what's going on, accepting their impending
July 2020

Choose wisely when choosing wisely

A few examples include:. --a feeding tube in patients with advanced dementia.
July 2020

Beyond a spoonful of sugar

The quick summary: Beatitudes nursing home in Phoenix is an outlier in the care of patients with Alzheimer's dementia, because the staff there are empowered to give the patients what
July 2020

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