Suzanne G Leveille

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in musculoskeletal pain in older adults
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 103, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 116:332-8. 2005
  2. pmc Screening for chronic conditions using a patient internet portal: recruitment for an internet-based primary care intervention
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:472-5. 2008
  3. pmc The pathway from musculoskeletal pain to mobility difficulty in older disabled women
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 128:69-77. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Health coaching via an internet portal for primary care patients with chronic conditions: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Med Care 47:41-7. 2009
  5. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
  6. pmc Trends in obesity and arthritis among baby boomers and their predecessors, 1971-2002
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 103, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1607-13. 2005
  7. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint What physical attributes underlie self-reported vs. observed ability to walk 400 m in later life? An analysis from the InCHIANTI Study
    Marla K Beauchamp
    From the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts MKB, JFB College of Nursing Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School SGL Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle KVP Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts DKK Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland CLP Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, Azienda Sanitaria Firenze, Florence, Italy SB National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland LF and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore JG
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:396-404. 2014
  9. pmc Comparing pain severity versus pain location in the MOBILIZE Boston study: chronic pain and lower extremity function
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:763-70. 2009
  10. pmc Optimizing the tracking of falls in studies of older participants: comparison of quarterly telephone recall with monthly falls calendars in the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1031-6. 2010

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  1. pmc Sex differences in musculoskeletal pain in older adults
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 103, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 116:332-8. 2005
    ..Men and women differ in the factors associated with musculoskeletal pain in older ages. Further research is needed to understand sex differences in musculoskeletal pain the older population...
  2. pmc Screening for chronic conditions using a patient internet portal: recruitment for an internet-based primary care intervention
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:472-5. 2008
    ..Patient Internet portals have created new opportunities for assessment and management of chronic conditions...
  3. pmc The pathway from musculoskeletal pain to mobility difficulty in older disabled women
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 128:69-77. 2007
    ..Research is needed to better understand the development of pain-related disability in order to determine optimum approaches to prevent and treat mobility disability in older persons with persistent pain...
  4. doi request reprint Health coaching via an internet portal for primary care patients with chronic conditions: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Med Care 47:41-7. 2009
    ..Patient internet portals offer an efficient venue for coaching patients to discuss chronic conditions with their primary care physicians (PCP)...
  5. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
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  6. pmc Trends in obesity and arthritis among baby boomers and their predecessors, 1971-2002
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 103, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1607-13. 2005
    ..We examined trends in obesity and arthritis prevalence among the "baby boom" (born 1946-1965) and "silent" (born 1926-1945) generations...
  7. pmc Chronic musculoskeletal pain and the occurrence of falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 302:2214-21. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is a major contributor to disability in older adults; however, the potential role of chronic pain as a risk factor for falls is poorly understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint What physical attributes underlie self-reported vs. observed ability to walk 400 m in later life? An analysis from the InCHIANTI Study
    Marla K Beauchamp
    From the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts MKB, JFB College of Nursing Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School SGL Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle KVP Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts DKK Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland CLP Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, Azienda Sanitaria Firenze, Florence, Italy SB National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland LF and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore JG
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:396-404. 2014
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate and contrast the physical attributes that are associated with self-reported vs. observed ability to walk 400 m among older adults...
  9. pmc Comparing pain severity versus pain location in the MOBILIZE Boston study: chronic pain and lower extremity function
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:763-70. 2009
    ..This study compared measures of chronic pain, for example, number of pain sites and overall pain severity, in relation to lower extremity function in the older population...
  10. pmc Optimizing the tracking of falls in studies of older participants: comparison of quarterly telephone recall with monthly falls calendars in the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1031-6. 2010
    ..Retrospective 3-month recall of falls resulted in underreporting of falls by as much as 25% compared with daily calendars. Calendars should be considered the preferred method of ascertaining falls in longitudinal studies...
  11. pmc Are changes in leg power responsible for clinically meaningful improvements in mobility in older adults?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2363-8. 2010
    ..From among physiological attributes commonly targeted in rehabilitation, to identify those in which changes led to clinically meaningful differences (CMDs) in mobility outcomes...
  12. pmc Characteristics of chronic pain associated with sleep difficulty in older adults: the Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect, and Zest in the Elderly (MOBILIZE) Boston study
    Qian Chen
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1385-92. 2011
    ..To evaluate pain severity and distribution in relation to sleep difficulty in older adults...
  13. pmc Inviting patients to read their doctors' notes: a quasi-experimental study and a look ahead
    Tom Delbanco
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:461-70. 2012
    ..Little information exists about what primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients experience if patients are invited to read their doctors' office notes...
  14. pmc Statin use and musculoskeletal pain among adults with and without arthritis
    Catherine Buettner
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 125:176-82. 2012
    ..Musculoskeletal symptoms are common adverse effects of statins, yet little is known about the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and statin use in the general population...
  15. pmc Inviting patients to read their doctors' notes: patients and doctors look ahead: patient and physician surveys
    Jan Walker
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:811-9. 2011
    ..Little is known about what primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients would expect if patients were invited to read their doctors' office notes...
  16. doi request reprint Improving patient-clinician communication about chronic conditions: description of an internet-based nurse E-coach intervention
    Marybeth Allen
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nurs Res 57:107-12. 2008
    ..Patient-provider Internet portals offer an exciting new venue for empowering and engaging patients in better management of chronic conditions...
  17. pmc Tender point count, pain, and mobility in the older population: the mobilize Boston study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Clinical and Research Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain 11:62-70. 2010
    ..47, 95%CI, 1.09-5.62). These findings portray a significant mobility burden related to tender-point count and multisite and widespread pain in the older population. Future studies using longitudinal methods are warranted...
  18. pmc Trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility in older adults: a pilot study
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PM R 1:916-24. 2009
    ..To determine whether trunk muscle attributes are associated with balance and mobility performance among mobility-limited older adults...
  19. pmc Increased trunk extension endurance is associated with meaningful improvement in balance among older adults with mobility problems
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1038-43. 2011
    ..To determine whether trunk extension endurance changes with training are associated with clinically meaningful improvements in balance among mobility-limited older adults...
  20. pmc Is kyphosis related to mobility, balance, and disability?
    Regina Eum
    From the Pioneer Spine and Sports Physicians, West Springfield, Massachusetts RE University of Massachusetts Boston SGL Hebrew Senior Life, Roslindale, Massachusetts DKK, DPK, EJS Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts DPK, JFB and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts JFB
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92:980-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of increased kyphosis with declines in mobility, balance, and disability among community-living older adults...
  21. pmc Evaluating the impact of patients' online access to doctors' visit notes: designing and executing the OpenNotes project
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:32. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that patients and primary care physicians (PCPs) would want it to continue and that OpenNotes would not lead to significant disruptions to doctors' practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Which impairments are most associated with high mobility performance in older adults? Implications for a rehabilitation prescription
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2278-84. 2008
    ..To test which rehabilitative impairments are associated with higher mobility performance among community-dwelling, mobility-limited older adults...
  23. pmc The Boston Rehabilitative Impairment Study of the Elderly: a description of methods
    Nicole E Holt
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:347-55. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Issues in conducting epidemiologic research among elders: lessons from the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1444-51. 2008
    ..It is hoped that this paper will encourage and inform future epidemiologic research in this important segment of the population...
  25. pmc Disabling symptoms: what do older women report?
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Mass 02131 1097, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:766-73. 2002
    ..To answer the question, "What do older disabled women report as the main symptoms causing their disability?"..
  26. ncbi request reprint Increased Velocity Exercise Specific to Task (InVEST) training: a pilot study exploring effects on leg power, balance, and mobility in community-dwelling older women
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:799-804. 2004
    ..To evaluate a dynamic form of weighted vest exercise suitable for home use and designed to enhance muscle power, balance, and mobility...
  27. pmc Do attitudes toward exercise vary with differences in mobility and disability status? - a study among low-income seniors
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department PM and R, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1215-20. 2007
    ..To examine attitudes toward exercise among a vulnerable aged population characterized by low socioeconomic status, poor functional status and lack of available therapeutic exercise resources...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of medical conditions on improvement in self-reported and observed functional performance of elders
    Ram R Miller
    Geriatrics Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:217-23. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of nine disabling medical conditions upon recovery from functional limitations by elders...
  29. pmc Acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among Hispanic adults in the United States
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:818-24. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether low acculturation, based on language measures, leads to disparities in cardiovascular risk factor control in U.S. Hispanic adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint A comparison of leg power and leg strength within the InCHIANTI study: which influences mobility more?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:728-33. 2003
    ..There was also evidence that the power-function relationship may be described as curvilinear. However, these findings have never been confirmed in a representative population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Associating the onset of motor impairments with disability progression in nursing home residents
    Jonathan Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:696-704; quiz 705-7, 720. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between the onset of movement impairments and disability progression in nursing home residents...
  32. pmc Obesity, race, and risk for death or functional decline among Medicare beneficiaries: a cohort study
    Christina C Wee
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:645-55. 2011
    ..The adverse effect of obesity on health outcomes may be lower in older and African American adults than in the general U.S. population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain and risk for falls in older disabled women living in the community
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:671-8. 2002
    ..To determine whether musculoskeletal pain increased risk for falls in older women with disabilities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal aging
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:114-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to review recent investigations in musculoskeletal epidemiology related to aging...
  35. ncbi request reprint Advancing the taxonomy of disability in older adults
    Suzanne G Leveille
    HRCA Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:86-93. 2004
    ..In the first step of this new development, we present evidence to support five categories of disability related to pain, balance, weakness, endurance, and other symptoms...
  36. ncbi request reprint The 6-minute walk test in mobility-limited elders: what is being measured?
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M751-6. 2002
    ..Though commonly utilized as an outcome measure among otherwise healthy mobility-limited elders, it is not clear whether the 6mw best represents a measure of functional limitation, aerobic capacity, or both...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship between leg power and physical performance in mobility-limited older people
    Jonathan F Bean
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:461-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of leg power and leg strength on the physical performance of community-dwelling mobility-limited older people...
  38. pmc Evaluation of the performance of existing non-laboratory based cardiovascular risk assessment algorithms
    Jacob K Kariuki
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:123. 2013
    ..The objective of this review is to evaluate the performance of existing non-laboratory based CV risk assessment algorithms using the benchmarks for clinically useful CV risk assessment algorithms outlined by Cooney and colleagues...
  39. pmc Preventive health care among older women: missed opportunities and poor targeting
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 121:974-81. 2008
    ..Generally, immunizations and exercise counseling are recommended for all women aged > or =65 years, while Pap smears are generally not encouraged for these women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Open notes: doctors and patients signing on
    Tom Delbanco
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:121-5. 2010
    ..The team anticipates that "open notes" will spread and suggests that over time, if drafted collaboratively and signed by both doctors and patients, they might evolve to become contracts for care...
  41. pmc Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and statin use
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1182-6. 2008
    ..However, in placebo-controlled trials the incidence of muscle pain is most often similar for placebo and active control groups...
  42. ncbi request reprint Activities of daily living function and disability in older adults in a randomized trial of the health enhancement program
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:838-43. 2004
    ..Little is known about ways by which ADL disability can be prevented or reversed. The authors evaluated the efficacy of the Health Enhancement Program in preventing and reducing ADL disability in community-dwelling older adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint The association of language with prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among older Mexican Americans
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02246, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:699-706. 2007
    ..Language barriers have been shown to negatively impact health care for immigrants. We evaluated the association between language use and the diagnosis of hypertension among elderly Mexican Americans...
  44. pmc Relationship of homocysteine levels to quadriceps strength, gait speed, and late-life disability in older adults
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:434-9. 2007
    ..Disability is one of the most common features in older adults. However, little is known about the role of homocysteine in physical disability among older adults...
  45. ncbi request reprint Change in muscle strength explains accelerated decline of physical function in older women with high interleukin-6 serum levels
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, INRCA Geriatric Department, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1947-54. 2002
    ..To test whether accelerated sarcopenia in older persons with high interleukin (IL)-6 serum levels plays a role in the prospective association between inflammation and disability found in many studies...
  46. pmc Cognitive function, habitual gait speed, and late-life disability in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Division of Gerontology Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Gerontology 53:102-10. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the combined effect of cognitive function and gait speed on multiple domains of disability as well as about the role of gait speed in the association between cognitive function and late-life disability...
  47. pmc Exploring how peak leg power and usual gait speed are linked to late-life disability: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:650-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation of both peak leg power and usual gait speed in their association with varying domains of late-life disability...
  48. pmc Linking C-reactive protein to late-life disability in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    7 Chung Shan S Road, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:380-7. 2006
    ..Chronic inflammation, measured by interleukin-6, predicts incident disability among elderly people. However, little is known about the relation of C-reactive protein (CRP) to disability...
  49. pmc Benzodiazepine use and physical disability in community-dwelling older adults
    Shelly L Gray
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:224-30. 2006
    ..To determine whether benzodiazepine use is associated with incident disability in mobility and activities of daily living (ADLs) in older individuals...
  50. ncbi request reprint Does gynecologic surgery contribute to low back problems in later life? An analysis of the women's health and aging study
    Jeffery J Ericksen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:172-6. 2006
    ..To examine whether women with potential injuries to the abdominal and pelvic musculature from past gynecologic surgery are at higher risk for low back pain (LBP)...
  51. pmc Risk factors for falls in older disabled women with diabetes: the women's health and aging study
    Stefano Volpato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola, 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1539-45. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether older disabled women with diabetes have an increased risk of falls compared to women without diabetes and to identify fall risk factors among this high-risk subgroup of patients...