AMMG Presents 2013 Alan P. Mintz Award to Dr. Florence Comite
On the morning of Friday, November 1st at the 15th Clinical Applications for Age Management Medicine Conference in Las Vegas, NV, Florence Comite, M.D. was presented with the 2013 Alan P. Mintz Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine.
A Clinical Update in Age Management Medicine: A Review of the Fall 2013 Age Management Medicine Conference
Ron Shane, Ph.D., OMD, and Karan Pandher
Dr. Jeffrey Life and Dr. Edwin Lee gave exquisite presentations at the Fall 2013 Age Management Medicine Conference, and their lectures are the basis of this clinical update. Among their key points, conscious epigenetic change is the principle strategy for optimizing bodily physiology as well as tempering the degenerative aspects of the aging process. Quintessential hormonal prophylaxis is mandated to commence the process of epigenetic health. Dr. Lee pointed out that if there is a deficiency in a patient's IGF-1 levels it should be ameliorated in order to restore viable overall physiology.
ICD-10 Countdown: How Your Practice Can Get Ready
Beth Thomas Hertz
While the transition to ICD-10 will impact everyone working in the healthcare continuum-from providers to payers and vendors-physicians have the most to lose. If claims are not submitted accurately, physicians simply won't be paid. With less than a year until the one-day ICD-10 conversion on October 1, 2014, a physician's ultimate life preserver is going to be planning and training.
Should my patients be concerned with new reports claiming supplements do not guard against cancer or heart disease?
Derrick M. DeSilva, Jr., M.D.
On November 12th, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued draft recommendations based on a review it sponsored of studies that examined vitamin and mineral use to prevent cancer and heart disease. It concluded that it could not make a recommendation for or against taking vitamins and minerals to prevent those conditions-and, perhaps more important, this resulted in headlines like "Supplements may not guard against cancer, heart disease." What does this mean for patients?
Justice Department: Johnson & Johnson to Settle Legal Case for $2.2B
Matthew Perrone and Pete Yost
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced.
The E-Journal of Age Management Medicine, Greg Fillmore & Rick Merner, Co-Publishers. This e-Journal is the Official Publication of the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG), and is provided to industry colleagues and friends free of charge.
The Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) is a division of Red River Solutions, Inc. with a goal of providing education and information on the new sub-specialty of Age Management Medicine to physicians and healthcare professionals through evidence based continuing medical education conferences, workshops, seminars and publications. Age Management Medicine is a proactive, preventative approach focused on preservation of optimum human function and quality of life making every effort to modulate the process of aging prior to the onset of degenerative aging. The basic tenets of Age Management Medicine are patient evaluation through extensivemedical history, lifestyle assessment, physical examination and laboratory evaluation to establish personalized proactive treatment plans consisting of proper diet, exercise, stress management and appropriate medical interventions.
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