CMS officials believe that the adopted CPT transitional care management codes are defined broadly enough to incorporate treatment of chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and HIV, and the
This issue also covers Alzheimer's disease, conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America, and whether heart failure is different in African-American patients. ... Advances in imaging have made it possible to identify signs of Alzheimer's
Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka "off" time). ... The 10 indicated diseases and conditions include: Parkinson
The vaccine was approved using the FDA's accelerated approval pathway based on demonstrations that the vaccine induced levels of antibodies in the blood likely to be effective in preventing seasonal ... The first generic versions of donepezil
HIV screening. Vascular imaging scans. Genetic risk assessments for Alzheimer's disease. ... Bledsoe, who is asked most frequently about genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease.
Episodic memory is the kind susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, Wernicke encephalopathy, or herpes simplex encephalitis. ... Testing the first cranial nerve, olfaction, is essential to screening for degenerative processes such as Parkinson's disease and
Peginesatide (Omontys), a new erythropoiesis-stimulating agent to treat anemia in adult dialysis patients who have chronic kidney disease. ... Florbetapir F 18 injection (Amyvid), a drug for positron emission tomography imaging of the brain to evaluate
means to be a patient with Alzheimer's disease. ... By spending time with a patient mentor (and sometimes his or her family), future physicians gain invaluable knowledge about the course of the disease and its effects on both patients and
Kochman said. The Cleveland Clinic, through its Center for Continuing Education's Disease Management Project, published guidance on chronic pancreatitis for practicing physicians, which states that chronic alcohol abuse is the ... Available online.
A: The baby boomers are the fattest generation in American history, unfortunately, and they are contributing enormously to the prospect of diabetes and heart disease. ... And the National Institutes of Health provides grants which help bring new