Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019 from 11:45am - 4:00pm at the Ramada Kingston Hotel & Conference Centre this free expo is intended for Health Care Providers working with stroke survivors and caregivers across the continuum of care in the KFL&A area.  Lunch is provided and attendees will have an opportunity to network and learn about community agencies, programs and services that provide support to stroke survivors and their families. Register by Feb. 1st here.

The objective of this study was to examine and compare the population attributable risk for Alzheimer's disease associated with six modifiable risk factors among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and among on- and off-reserve Indigenous peoples in Canada.7 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.

Wed. Feb. 6, 2019 from 12-1PM EST. Join Greg Hirsh for this presentation where he will discuss preliminary work utilizing a more sensitive assessment tool to explore the relationship between more subtle degrees of frailty and cardiac surgery outcomes. For more information or to register click here.

Wed. Jan 9, 2019 from 12-1pm EDT. Join Lianne Singer, University Health Network as she discusses the recnt trend of transplant programs accepting older donors and recipients with more chronic health problems.  She investigates the possibility that some of these patients are frail which results in poor outcomes after transplantation. She discusses a study to develop and test the usefulness of a new tool to measure frailty in donors and candidates for heart, lung, kidney or liver transplantation. To learn or to register click here.

The authors sought to assess the impact of osteoporosis on health care costs for patients with chronic disease, specifically cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depress and diabetes mellitus in the US.  8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This article describes a cross-sectional analysis based upon data collected from a national telephone survey.  Descriptive statistical analysis and multiple logistic regression was used to examine the association between osteoporosis and age, sex, other diseases and education defined by ISCED in participants aged 50 and older. 8 pages Last reviewed August 2018.

This publication gives a high level overview of findings regarding the efficacy of complimentary and alternative medicine for common geriatric conditions. 6 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The authors sought to determine the relationship between osteoarthritis and heart diseases utilizing data from the Canadian Community Health Survey data. 8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This article describes a nationwide, population-based cohort study in Taiwan investigating the relationship between depression and stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 7 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The authors conducted a cross-sectional population-based data from community-dwelling people aged 45 years and over living in Canada to examine the impact of functional disability and social participation of physical and mental chronic conditions individually and in combination. 9 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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