the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
May 12, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
and Web links
HHS' National Diabetes Education
Program (NDEP) launched the first national multicultural diabetes prevention
Steps. Big Rewards. Prevent type 2 Diabetes. Information about
the campaign, tip sheets and tools to help people lose weight.
Step program. For professionals and consumers, this DHHS website provides
information on ways to integrate better eating and activity habits into
one's life one by one.
A Blueprint for Action" outlines steps that individuals, groups, communities
and other organizations can take to help improve the overall health of
Education: USDA Provides Services through Multiple Programs, but Stronger
Linkages among Efforts Are Needed." Information on how to overcome
challenges associated with USDA's nutrition education efforts and to help
programs incorporate key actions for success.
US Census Bureau: "Older
Americans Month Multimedia Web Page" provides an updated look at the
Older American population. Reformatted with new data tables, links and
a one-minute radio feature.
National Council of La Raza:
of Hispanic America 2004. A Latino perspective on the American Agenda"
outlines specific priorities that help to inform policy-makers, public
officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino
community and why.
Health (May 4, 2004): "U.S. governors see health reform push in 2005"
says governors will push for the federal government to assume the
full cost of providing health care for low-income elderly people.
Americans and the Internet," new report from the Pew Internet &
American Life Project, finds the percentage of seniors who go online has
jumped by 47% between 2000 and 2004.
CDC Public Health Research Funding
Food Safety. New website for professionals and
consumers; includes seasonal tips in English and Spanish, home food
safety quiz, streaming video and free printer-friendly tools. ADA and ConAgra
on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors (BCERF). For professionals
and consumers, this database supplies sound scientific information about
the effect of diet and lifestyle on breast cancer risk. Cornell University.
Pocket Guide to Staying Healthy at 50+. For professionals and consumers,
this guide provides easy-to-use charts to help track personal health information,
and includes questions to ask health care providers, as well as resources
to contact for additional information. Spanish
version is also available. AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse. (800) 358-9295.
JE, Campbell VA. Vision Impairment and hearing Loss among community-dwelling
older Americans: Implications for health and functioning. Am J Public
G, Lindström J, Valle TT, Eriksson JG, Jousilahti P, Silventoinen
K, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J. Physical activity, body mass index, and risk of
type 2 diabetes in patients with normal or impaired glucose regulation.
Intern Med. 2004;164:892-896.
L, Boseman L, Vinicor F. Aging Americans and diabetes. A public health
and clinical response. Geriatrics. 2004;59:14-17.
Zaslavsky AM, Bernard SL, Cioffi MJ, Cleary PD. Comparison of performance
of traditional Medicare vs Medicare Managed Care. JAMA. 2004;291:1744-1752.
P, Kelly J, Barnett J, Dorward M, Margetts B, Warm D. Randomised controlled
factorial trial of dietary advice for patients with a single high blood
pressure reading in primary care. BMJ. 2004;328:1054.
T, Khan KM, Eng JJ, Janssen PA, Lord SR, Mckay HA. Resistance and agility
training reduce fall risk in women aged 75 to 85 with low bone mass: A
6-month randomized, controlled trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52:657-665.
DE, Norris SL. Diabetes in older adults: Overview of AGS guidelines for
the treatment of diabetes mellitus in geriatric populations. Geriatrics.
TN, Goldberg KC. Use of aspirin and ibuprofen compared with aspirin alone
and the risk of myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:852-856.
HF, Calabrese V, Scapagnini G, Butterfield DA. Free radicals: Key to brain
aging and heme oxygenase as a cellular response to oxidative stress.
Gerontology Series A. 2004;59:M478-M493.
FC, Carbonara O, Nasti R, Campana B, Marfella R, Torella M, Nappi G, Torella
R, Cozzolino D. Glucose metabolism and coronary heart disease in patients
with normal glucose tolerance. JAMA. 2004;291:1857-1863.
O, Singh MAF, Hue O, Pras P, Legros P, Bernard PL. Physiological and functional
responses to low-moderate versus high-intensity progressive resistance
training in frail elders. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004;59:M503-M509.
AHRW, Lamb S, Roberts PJ, Gardner TN, Grimley Evans J. Does the type of
flooring affect the risk of hip fracture? Age Ageing. 2004; 33:242-246.
MY, Ruts E, Kim J, Janumala I, Heymsfield S,Gallagher D. Sarcopenia and
increased adipose tissue infiltration of muscle in elderly African American
women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004;79:874-880.
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