the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
July 18, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announces initiate on
targeting the enrollment of low income seniors and persons with disabilities
on the Medicare approved drug discount program.
Scientific American special
edition on healthy aging, "The
Science of Staying Young" available online for $5.00. Topics covered
include "Restoring Aging Bones" and "Preventing Good Brains from Going
and Web links
and Nutrition Service, USDA's National Nutrition Education Conference
September 12 - 14, 2005, Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington,
VA. Mark your calendars for next year.
Multiple Pass Method (AMPM).2004
For professionals, USDA computer assisted interviewing tool to help people
remember and report actual foods eaten over a 24-hour period. Agricultural
Research Service nutritionists developed and tested this method to precisely
capture food consumption data and achieve almost total 24-hour recall.
Fatty Acids. For consumers and professionals; benefits and sources,
how consumption reduces the risk of sudden death caused by cardiac arrhythmias,
used to treat hyperlipidemia, hypertension and rheumatoid arthritis.
and Health Communications. For professionals; handouts for educating
clients on as weight management, osteoporosis, diabetes, colon cancer,
DASH diet, etc. 800-462-2352.
T.L, Khan K. M, Eng J. J, Janssen P. A, Lord S. R, Mckay H.
A. 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: 5: 657.
H. A, Dawson-Hughes B, Willett W. C, Staehelin H. B, Bazemore M. G, Zee
R, Wong J. B. Effect of vitamin D on falls. JAMA. 2004;291:1999-2006.
L, Neal MB, Kaye J. Dementia assessment in primary care: Results from a
study in three managed care systems. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci
DSM, LaCroix AZ, Brenneman SK, Abbott TIII. A population-based osteoporosis
screening program: Who does not participate, and what are the consequences?
J Am Geriatr Soc 2004;52:1130.
K, Crombez G, Vanderstraeten G, Willems T, Cambier D. Fear related avoidance
of activities, falls and physical frailty. A prospective community-based
cohort study. Age Ageing 2004; 33: 368-373.
L, Bischoff H. A, Lindpaintner L. S, Schacht E. S, Birkner-binder D, Damm
T. N, Thalmann, B. Stähelin H. B. Alfacalcidol reduces the number
of fallers in a community-dwelling elderly population with a minimum calcium
intake of more than 500 mg daily. J Am Geriatr Soc 2004;52:
JA, Murphy SP, Wilkens LR, Basiotis PP, Carlson A. Dietary variety increases
the probability of nutrient adequacy among adults. J Nutr 2004;134:
M F, Stampfer MJ, Michaud D S, Augustsson K, Colditz G C, Willett W C,
Giovannucci E L. Dietary intake of n–3 and n–6 fatty acids and the risk
of prostate cancer1,2,3 Am J Clin Nutr 80:1 : 204-216, 2004.
C, Leake B, Silliman RA. Breast cancer treatment in older women: Impact
of the patient-physician interaction. J Am Geriatr Soc 2004;52:1138.
VJ. Back to Basics: Diuretics as first-line agents in the treatment of
hypertension. J Am Geriatr Soc 2004;52:1210.
AB, Song X, Rockwood K. The estimation of relative fitness and frailty
in community-dwelling older adults using self-report data. J Gerontol
A Biol Sci Med Sci 2004;59: M627-M632.
Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging website is at: www.fiu.edu/~nutreldr
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