Other Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Track: Research
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee  

Moderators: Shelly L.Gray, PharmD, MS & Susan Hardy, MD 
This session will present the latest peer-reviewed geriatrics research with questions and answers to follow.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss new and original geriatrics research; (2) describe an emerging concept or new scientific focus in aging research; and (3) summarize the key findings of projects with relevance to care of older adults.

P1-Glycemic Treatment Deintensification Practices in VA Nursing Home Residents with Type 2 Diabetes
Lauren Ijsel Lederle, MD
P2-Association of Sustained Blood Pressure Control with Nursing Home Admission    
C. Barrett Bowling, MD
P3-Patterns of Informal Caregiving Among Older Adults with and without Dementia  
Talha Ali, PhD, MS
P4-Time to Benefit of Antihypertensive Medication for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Older Adults: A Survival Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials    
Ling Xie