As much as a third of the U.S. population could have diabetes by 2050, much of it related to poor lifestyle, the Centers for Disease Control...
The American Geriatrics Society reviewed the evidence that careful hand-feeding is as safe in patients with severe dementia and that tube feeding leads more frequently to agitation and worsening skin ... The American Geriatrics society reminds us of the
By 2050, that number is expected to triple. At the same time, few medical school graduates are pursuing advanced training in geriatrics. ... Santulli, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of geriatric psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
This year's speakers will address geriatrics care, celiac disease, condoms, difficult patients, and anxiety.
Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
difficile infections incidence. Importantly, programs appeared effective when implemented in whole hospital or geriatric settings and when utilizing a persuasive approach or a restrictive approach.
This shift has included changes in national recommendations, with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Geriatrics Society (AGS) proposing a new framework for treating glycemia in older adults in a ... Halter, MD, professor of internal
Certification: 1977 (internal medicine), recertified 1987; geriatric medicine, 1988, recertified 2000. ... Certification: 1977 (internal medicine); Pulmonary Diseases (1980), Special Qualifications in Critical Care, (1991-2001), Added Qualifications in
Linder, who is chief of the division of general internal medicine and geriatrics and a professor of medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
important for physicians to ask the right questions, said Catherine DuBeau, MD, professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Chicago. ... Markland, as reported in the April 2000 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.