Time to Rethink Reducing Cardiovascular Risk: Are We Ready?
Publication date: February 2020Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 44, Issue 1Author(s): Alice Y.Y. Cheng, Thomas M.S. Wolever, G.B. John Mancini
Conclusions The results of this study highlight the key role that expert nurses play in the care of patients with DFS. Expert nurses considered that amputation leaves the individual physically and psychologically vulnerable, especially upon discharge from hospital. It is therefore essential to provide these patients with comprehensive and multidisciplinary care that includes emotional support.
Is this primary aldosteronism subtype associated with an increased risk for vertebral fracture?Clinical Endocrinology
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CONCLUSION: Older adults with non-communicable diseases have high prevalence of cognitive impairment. Physicians should make the patients and their family members aware about the association of non-communicable diseases with cognitive impairments and should encourage these persons to use remedial measures to reduce the risk of future development of dementia. PMID: 32248085 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
System of sensors and cameras would turn loo into ‘daily clinic’ and detect problems earlyA smart toilet boasting pressure sensors, artificial intelligence and a camera has been unveiled by researchers who say it could provide a valuable way to keep tabs on our health.The model is the latest version of an idea that has been around forseveral years: a system that examines our daily movements in an effort to spot the emergence of diseases. Such an approach, experts say, has an advantage over wearable devices, since individuals do not need to remember to use the system.Continue reading...