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Type II Diabetes (T2D) Remission with Age?

Several medical providers have told an elderly relative that his T2D was probably not reversed through his (isocaloric) low-carb diet, rather that T2D generally goes away on its own in the elderly. ...
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What are the health benefits and risks of “radon therapy”?

As far as I know, a possible therapy for rheumatism and arthritis can be "radon therapy". My understanding is that this means bathing in a tub with water that contains radon. My question is, if this ...
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Correlation between blood pressure and cardiac output in the elderly

Why does blood pressure have little correlation with cardiac output in the elderly? (Source ATLS student course manual)
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Is a caregiver allowed to pickup prescription medicine for elderly person living in assisted living center?

Is a caregiver allowed to pickup prescription medicine for elderly person living in assisted living center? I am conducting research on this topic and writing a paper about it. Answer would be ...
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Dermatitis exfoliate the most possible etiology

This geriatric patient has reccurent erythroderma and he is also on tuberculosis treatment. And this is how he looks So, what might be the possible cause?
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Aged care, sensors and machine learning

What would be valuable to monitor for an aged individual. In order to be able to care for them better. Im working on a open source project to provide remote monitoring of senior population. The idea ...
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Do all very old people have heart failure?

A 95 year old will probably not be able to do hard exercise, such as running fast for one hour per day. The heart of such a person won't have the capacity to pump the required amount of blood through ...
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Are older people more likely to have hemorrhoids problem?

Is it true that older people (60+) are more likely to have hemorrhoids dropping out while walking long distance, over 30 minutes?