Phelan, a geriatrician
at the University of Washington, Seattle, presented 1-year follow-up data on 103 of 491 men and women who are participating in an ongoing Senior Health Enhancement Program.
We feel that the incorporation of a motivated geriatrician
into the local diabetes care team is an essential starting point for the development of an integrated district-wide diabetes service between primary and secondary care.
As a geriatrician
and internist, I was interested in your chart on lumbar stenosis exercises, and I'm wondering if I could reprint the page in small numbers for patient use ("Exercises for Chronic Conditions: Lumbar Stenosis," Exercise Rx, Feb.
Bridging the gap to awareness of the issue, the geriatrician
is therefore admirably equipped to play a central role in the diagnosis and management of the problem.
We often receive letters from readers asking for advice on how to go about finding a new geriatrician
. It's a dilemma many of us face as we move to warmer climes after retirement, or find it necessary to change practitioners because the doctors who've taken care of us for years have retired.
Jolanta Roszkowska is a Geriatrician
and Hospice/Palliative Medicine Specialist with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
and researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Centre, Dr Ken Covinsky, is one such doctor who has been complaining about the difficulty of treating older patients when they are excluded from research.
CANTERBURY DISTRICT Health Board geriatrician
and researcher Hamish Jamieson has been awarded $500,000 from the Health Research Council to identify the elderly most vulnerable to heart failure.
Manuel Montero-Odasso, MD, a scientist at St.
He is a board-certified family practitioner and geriatrician
. He earned his DO from Philadelphia College of Osteo pathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his MBA from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
Dr Shehzad Khan Siddique, Consultant Geriatrician
said that 'Falls are the leading cause of injury-related visits to emergency departments and the primary etiology of accidental deaths in persons over the age of 65 years.
Summary: The lifestyle you lead, particularly in your 30s and 40s, has a huge impact on the way you will age and the diseases you may develop, says geriatrician