Browsing Month April, 2015

Older Diabetes Patients Present Unique Challenges

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Older Diabetes Patients Present Unique Challenges By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 6 No. 4 P. 24 Rather than the classic diabetes symptoms, patients may present with dehydration, dry eyes, dry mouth, confusion, incontinence, and complications such as neuropathy or nephropathy. Jean, 78, has been experiencing

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Fish Oils and Cognitive Function

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  Fish Oils and Cognitive Function By William S. Harris, PhD Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 7 No. 1 P. 30 “Fish is brain food.” The origin of this bromide is unclear, but scientific support for this idea during both the sunrise and sunset years of life is growing. Scientists began to link fish oils, which are rich sources of two omega-3

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Treating the Elder Life Crisis

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Treating the Elder Life Crisis By Bill Thomas, MD, and Jennifer Tucker Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 2 P. 22Physicians must examine the possible root causes behind the behaviors and feelings older adults express, and determine how these concerns exert a negative impact on patients' quality of life. Many older adults are coping with the symptoms of an

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