the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
June 7, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
and Web link
ADA's Center for Professional
Development will host a live, interactive phone teleseminar "The
Carbohydrate Craze" on June 23, 2004 to discuss the new research and
scientific data available on low carbohydrate diet modifications utilized
as a potential method for weight control.
Food Security in the United States, 2002 For the professional,
this report supplies the most up to date information on food insecurity
and hunger in the U.S. The Economic Research Service (ERS) of the
USDA released this report (in PDF). (800) 999-6779
Action Handbook (formerly the Consumer's Resource Handbook). For consumers,
this booklet is a list of FREE consumer publications in Spanish; includes
200 federal consumer publications on a variety of subjects such as food
and nutrition, money, employment, federal benefits, children, housing,
and health. Federal Citizen Information Center. (888) 878-3256.
For consumers, the website has new press releases and new medicare features
including Spanish text. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services.
Practices in Physical Activity For professionals, a brochure
designed to assist in developing and implementing community based programs
on physical activity for older adults. National Council on Aging
Activity & Fitness Progress Review For professionals, a power
point presentation giving up to date information on the physical activity
and fitness progress for adults in the U.S.(April 2004). Centers for Disease
Contrrol and Prevention.
Steps to Better Health For professionals and consumers, the site gives
the government's new obesity awareness campaign and offers valuable physical
activity and nutrition information. New Health and Human Services.
Senior Health For professional and consumers, a website including a
wealth of information on physical activity for the older adult. National
Institute on Aging.
Fitness Planner. For consumers, helps women determine if they
are getting enough Physical Activity to optimize health. It is based on
a behavior change model with messages tailored to the user's current level
of activity and gives suggestions on how to improve, if necessary. Meals
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S, Kato M, Yamaguchi H, Kato S, Ikeda Y, Arase T, Kondo A, Matsumoto T.
Heparin Cofactor II Is a Novel Protective factor against carotid atherosclerosis
in elderly individuals. Circulation. 2004;109:2761 - 2765.
G, Dealey C, Posnett J. The cost of pressure ulcers in the UK. Age Ageing.
PC, Hirdes JP. Restriction in activity associated with fear of falling
among community-based seniors using home care services. Age Ageing.
J. CDC's role in promoting healthy lifestyles. Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention/Washington 2003.
B A, Mandel C S, Melancon, C H, Muntz, H G. Frequency of symptoms
of ovarian cancer in women presenting to primary care clinics.
N, Regan C. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to
help older people adhere to medication regimes. Age Ageing. 2004;33:224-229.
L, Airhihenbuwa CO, Namageyo-Funa A, Owens M, Vinicor F. The
psychosocial aspects of diabetes care: using collaborative care to manage
older adults with diabetes. Geriatrics.
S, Schmitz O, Ranstam J, Jakobsen G, Matthews DR. Improved glycemic control
with no weight increase in patients with type 2 diabetes after once-daily
treatment with the long-acting glucagon-like peptide 1 analog liraglutide.
R J. Two steps forward in the treatment of colorectal cancer. N
Engl J Med. 2004; 350:2406-2408.
D. Osteoporosis screening: time to take responsibility. Arch Intern
C, Murphy M, Keast D, Holick M, Moore C. Vitamin D intake in the United
States. JADA. 2004;104:980-983.
Y, Sato S, Kitamura A, Tanigawa T, Yamagishi K, Imano H, Ohira T,
Okamura T, Naito Y, Shimamoto T. Serum total homocysteine concentrations
and risk of stroke and its subtypes in Japanese. Circulation. 2004;109:2766
A, Costanza MC. Does walking 15 minutes per day keep the obesity
epidemic away? Simulation of the efficacy of a populationwide campaign.
J Public Health. 2004;94:437-440.
F, Manckoundia P, Martin-Arveux I, Tavernier-Vidal B, Pfitzenmeyer P. Psychomotor
disadaptation syndrome: A new clinical entity in geriatric patients. Geriatrics.
Blueprint: increasing physical activity among adults age 50 and older.
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/Washington.
DJ, Silman AJ, Goodson NJ, Lunt M, Bunn D, Luben R, Welch A, Bingham
S, Khaw KT, Day N, Symmons DPM. Vitamin C and the risk of developing inflammatory
polyarthritis: prospective nested case-control study. Ann Rheum Dis.
T, Dai C, Helmchen L, Variyam JN. The Economics of Obesity: A Report
on the Workshop Held at USDA’s Economic Research Service. Economic
Research Service/USDA. May 2004
JA, Regar E, Mastik F, McFadden EP, Saia F, Disco C, de Korte CL, de Feyter
PJ, F.W. van der Steen A, Serruys PW. Incidence of high-strain
patterns in human coronary arteries: assessment with three-dimensional
intravascular palpography and correlation with clinical presentation Circulation.
2004;109: 271 -2719
L, Iqbal N, Seshadri P,Chicano K
L, Daily D A, McGrory J, Williams M, Gracely M, Samaha F F.
The effects of low-carbohydrate versus conventional weight loss diets in
severely obese adults: one-year follow-up of a randomized trial. Annals
Inter Med. 2004;140:778-785.
M, Cho E, Manson JE, Hu FB. Dietary fat and cholesterol and the risk of
cardiovascular disease among women with type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr.
D, Steger-May K, Schechtman K. B,Yarasheski K E, Brown M, Sinacore,D.
R, Binder E.F. Effects of exercise training on bone mineral density in
frail older women and men: a randomised controlled trial. Age Ageing.
S. Aronow, MD. Don't trust an LDL over 70? New data requires revising NCEP
III guidelines for middle-age and older adults. Geriatrics. May
K, Lauber D, Weineck J, Hensen J, Kalender
W, Engelk K. Benefits of 2 years of
intense exercise on bone density, physical fitness, and blood lipids in
early postmenopausal osteopenic women. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:1084-1091.
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