Archive: Nov 2010

The Doctor as Patient

November 30, 2010

A CONVERSATION WITH JULIAN L. SEIFTER A Nephrologist and Patient Gretchen Ertl for The New York Times Julian L. Seifter By CLAUDIA DREIFUS Published: November 29, 2010 RECOMMEND TWITTER SIGN IN TO E-MAIL PRINT REPRINTS SHARE Dr. Julian L. Seifter, 61, a nephrologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and a Harvard Medical School professor, specializes in treating patients who have chronic kidney disease. RSS Feed  Get Science News From The New York Times » We spoke at his Harvard…

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race.

November 22, 2010

High Intensity Training versus Traditional Exercise Interventions Intensive training (INT) for 12 wk is an effective training stimulus for improvement of cardiorespiratory fitness and glucose tolerance, but it is less effective than prolonged training for the treatment of hyperlipidemia and obesity. Furthermore and in contrast to strength training, 12 wk of INT had no impact on muscle mass or indices of skeletal health….  The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of brief intense interval training as exercise…

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Knock Your Socks Off. It Works.

November 17, 2010

“Knocking Socks Off” Saves Limbs and Lives, New Diabetes Study Shows For more information on “Knock Your Socks Off!”, visit www.apma.org/diabetes. Diabetic foot complications are the leading cause of non-traumatic, lower-limb amputation in the U.S. Remembering to ‘knock your socks off’ at every doctor’s visit will help to catch any potential lower limb complications early. Bethesda, MD (Vocus) November 17, 2010 The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes continues to rise toward record levels, with an estimated one in three…

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Improving the Diagnosis of Osteomyelitis: The 30/60 Rule

November 8, 2010
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Great Entry in APMA's Knock Your SockS Off Competition from Dr. Jay Sung.

November 8, 2010
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Charcot Part 2

November 3, 2010

Charcot Neuroarthropathy Case Study, Part 2 Jeffrey Siegel, DPM, FACFAS, DABPO Adjunct Assistant Professor, Depts. Of Medicine and Surgery, TUSPM Impression: Abscess with probable cuboid Osteomyelitis. Severe right foot deformity, secondary to Acute Chronic Charcot Neuroarthropathy. Convex calcaneal valgus deformity w/Equinus. Diabetes mellitus, Type II w/peripheral neuropathy manifestations, unknown control.  Hypothyroidism, stable Anemia, stable Cardiac arrhythmias, stable Acute and Chronic Charcot Neuroarthropathy Plan:  I had a very long discussion with Mrs. B and her husband regarding the progression and natural history…

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