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Dr. Lionel Lim

Geriatrics
Avon, CT
25 years experience

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Geriatrics

Hospital-based practice

Internal Medicine

Palliative Care

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: Connecticut

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Possibly: Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. It often starts of with memory difficulties and slowly worsens to the point that other cognit... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Confusional state: Delirium is an acute state of confusion. It can be triggered by any medical illness, medication or intoxication of culprit substances. Susceptible peo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Days: It depends on how much alcohol someone consumes over a long period, which causes their body to become dependent on it. Acute cessation of alcohol cons... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Generally tolerated if started at low dose and titrated upwards slowly by the doctor. Recommend checking Carbamazepine levels initially and on a routi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Bisphosphonates : Bisphosphonates like alendronate (fosamax) and risedronate (actonel) are often used as first line drugs in post menopausal and senile osteoporosis. Th... Read More
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine, Australia
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL
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