HIV screening. Vascular imaging scans. Genetic risk assessments for Alzheimer's disease. ... Bledsoe, who is asked most frequently about genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease.
Kochman said. The Cleveland Clinic, through its Center for Continuing Education's Disease Management Project, published guidance on chronic pancreatitis for practicing physicians, which states that chronic alcohol abuse is the ... Available online.
CMS officials believe that the adopted CPT transitional care management codes are defined broadly enough to incorporate treatment of chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and HIV, and the
This issue also covers Alzheimer's disease, conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America, and whether heart failure is different in African-American patients. ... Advances in imaging have made it possible to identify signs of Alzheimer's
Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka "off" time). ... The 10 indicated diseases and conditions include: Parkinson
means to be a patient with Alzheimer's disease. ... By spending time with a patient mentor (and sometimes his or her family), future physicians gain invaluable knowledge about the course of the disease and its effects on both patients and
A: The baby boomers are the fattest generation in American history, unfortunately, and they are contributing enormously to the prospect of diabetes and heart disease. ... And the National Institutes of Health provides grants which help bring new
Less often, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease, changes in medications, or congenital diseases can also cause smell dysfunction. ... Croy I, Nordin S, Hummel T. Olfactory disorders and quality of life—an
The guidelines mention biomarker testing and introduce a new disease category, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer's, both of which, the guideline authors stressed, are meant for research purposes ... only. But some internists may find
This issue also covers screening for bacteriuria, new thinking about Alzheimer's disease, and communicating ab out migraines. ... Read our story to learn more, including an update on how new imaging methods are affecting diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.