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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
See below: This can be too confusing. The corrected answer is the that geriatric medicine deals with aging process whether or not it is normal. It also deals wit ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience in Geriatrics
Depends: If you are over 65 & no longer working medicare can become your primary insurance assuming you are eligible under 65 you may qualify if you are disa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
Nutrition: Aam deals with biochemical aspect understanding of nutritional issues/deficencies of each medical condition. Geriatrics deals with prevention, promoti ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience in Geriatrics
65 or older: A geriatrician is a physician with additional training in caring for the elderly. An internist or family doctor; a geriatrician generally sees individ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience in Geriatrics
Many sources: American geriatrics society has extensive info for ltc issues and their own journal. Many nursing journals also will provide information on this commo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience in Geriatrics
Walking not running: Lately moderate wt lifting has been getting more interest.-- my physician father used to say" live a life of moderation, ; it will be a longer one".
A 88-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso
18 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes: Often times a stroke will effect a certain part of brain where the stroke occurred (death of brain tissue that used to to perform a behavior). In this ... Read More
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A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Layers of people you: And your love one can communicate with.
A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Need a bit more info: What state are we talking about? Does daughter have durable power of attorney? What do you mean when you say "medical sibling"? The best thing may ... Read More
A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
HIPAA strictly: Demands that medical personnel do not discuss medical care issues with anyone but the person designated by the patient. It appears it is not you. Don' ... Read More
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