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Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit

Over the last few years, Medicare, the government insurance program for the elderly, has added a few benefits, one of them being a yearly do...
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Diabetes rates growing fastest in South, Appalachia

Diabetes rates grew fastest in the American South and Appalachian states, nearing a 10% growth compared to about or slightly less than 7.5% ...
December 2019

Rural experience, global perspective for health care reform

My day job continues to be the practice of general internal medicine and geriatrics in a nine-person group practice in Albany, Ga.
May 2009

Learn the warning signs for elder abuse, neglect

are detected, said Dr. Dyer, who is a professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. ... Dyer said. In general, what physicians and staff should be looking for are patients who have “some
July 2018

Palliative care, the right to die, and ensuring that patients' wishes are followed

She's thinking about going into geriatrics. Situations like this are in many ways the most meaningful for doctors.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--new research on Alzheimer's disease

Data presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Honolulu this week indicated that exercise and adequate vitamin D ...
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Elderly want longevity over quality, but it's tough to predict

Results appeared in the European Heart Journal. In multivariable analysis, willingness to trade survival time increased with age, female sex, a reduced Duke Activity Status Index, Geriatric Depression Score, and history
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Lifestyle helps longevity, but genes key for the longest-lived

Results appeared in the Aug. 3 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
December 2019

Fixing the house of medicine from the inside

His ideas sounded pretty revolutionary until the keynote lecturer on geriatrics, Albert Siu, MD, made some similar arguments.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Internists becoming geriatricians, whether they realize it or not

More and more internists are becoming de facto geriatricians, as their patient panels transition into old age, an ACP Internist survey show...
December 2019

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