This course highlights research related to women and stroke, rheumatoid arthritis and depression. Women have shown disproportionate outcomes from medical conditions in measures of diagnosis, prevalence, incidence as well as response to treatments. Their culture, education, and, most importantly, access to care have placed female populations worldwide at potential risk for adverse disease outcomes. (This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on women, aging and oral health. Part 1 is available in the dentalcare.com CE library.)
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Ms. Hughes had done consulting work for P&G.
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Pam Hughes RDH, MS
This course will review global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It explores prevention and treatment approaches, connections to oral health, and specific treatment plans for each condition. (This is Part 1 of a 2-part series on women, aging and oral health. Part 2 is available in the dentalcare.com CE library.)
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