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QD: News Every Day--Worst-case scenario projects one-third of adults will have diabetes by 2050

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...
April 2020

Health care that you should avoid, part 2

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
April 2020

Alzheimer's patients prepare, enlighten future physicians

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
May 2014

Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 comes home to Philly

This year's speakers will address geriatrics care, celiac disease, condoms, difficult patients, and anxiety.
March 2019

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
April 2020

Stewardship effective in C. difficile prevention: a meta-analysis

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.
April 2020

Targeting glycemic control in the elderly

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
October 2014

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

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
November 2010

Antimicrobial stewardship in the clinic

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.
January 2020

Ask questions to get past social stigma of pelvic floor disorders

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.
January 2009

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