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Withholding information from patients is not OK

The doctors featured evaluated a child's genome, found a potential for early-onset dementia, and chose not to tell the parents. ... For the purposes of this discussion, I'll assume that whatever this "dementia gene" the doctors found gives the child a
September 2020

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

Companies love misery?

There is evidence that overweight and obesity contribute to the risk of dementia, much of which is thought to result from cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, or both.
September 2020

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

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

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
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Brief screening for cognitive impairment may not affect outcomes

Do interventions for MCI or mild to moderate dementia in older adults improve decision-making, patient, family or caregiver, or societal outcomes? ... Evidence was also limited for cognitive stimulation and exercise in patients with mild to moderate
September 2020

Alzheimer's markers make management tougher

Frances. The guidelines also emphasize the need to consider other differential diagnoses such as vascular disease or Lewy body dementia. ... What we find is there are more and more patients who have difficulty managing their chronic illness because of an
September 2011

Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's, and more Alzheimer's

A quick run-down of the findings:. Several lifestyle factors have been found to relate to the development of dementia.
September 2020

Cholesterol, unscrambled

In contrast, we have exactly such evidence, lower rates of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, dementia, cancer, and so on, associated with higher intake of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds,
September 2020

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