Consuelo H Wilkins

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A brief clinical tool to assess physical function: the mini-physical performance test
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:96-100. 2010
  2. pmc Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse cognitive performance and lower bone density in older African Americans
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:349-54. 2009
  3. pmc Mild physical impairment predicts future diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer's type
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1055-9. 2013
  4. pmc Cognitive improvement following treatment in late-life depression: relationship to vascular risk and age of onset
    Deanna M Barch
    Department of Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:682-90. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of osteoporotic fractures in the elderly
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Med 118:1190-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Dementia undiagnosed in poor older adults with functional impairment
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1771-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Regional white matter hyperintensity burden in automated segmentation distinguishes late-life depressed subjects from comparison subjects matched for vascular risk factors
    Yvette I Sheline
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:524-32. 2008
  8. pmc Osteoporosis screening is unjustifiably low in older African-American women
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:461-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Accelerated weight loss may precede diagnosis in Alzheimer disease
    David K Johnson
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1312-7. 2006
  10. pmc Late life depression with cognitive impairment: evaluation and treatment
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 4:51-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc A brief clinical tool to assess physical function: the mini-physical performance test
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:96-100. 2010
    ..The 4-item mini-PPT is highly correlated with the 9-item PPT in non-demented and mildly demented persons. This brief tool may be useful in detecting early physical impairment in the clinical setting...
  2. pmc Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse cognitive performance and lower bone density in older African Americans
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:349-54. 2009
    ..The detrimental effects of vitamin D deficiency on the bone are widely known; however, recent data suggest that vitamin D deficiency may contribute to other disorders, including low mood, cognitive impairment, and impaired mobility...
  3. pmc Mild physical impairment predicts future diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer's type
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1055-9. 2013
    ..To determine whether mildly impaired physical function (based on performance-based assessment) is associated with development of dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT) in cognitively normal older adults...
  4. pmc Cognitive improvement following treatment in late-life depression: relationship to vascular risk and age of onset
    Deanna M Barch
    Department of Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:682-90. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that the degree of vascular burden and/or age of onset may influence the degree to which cognition can improve during the course of treatment in late-life depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of osteoporotic fractures in the elderly
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Med 118:1190-5. 2005
    ..Thus, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies need to be employed. The presence of multiple co-morbidities further complicates management of osteoporosis in the elderly population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dementia undiagnosed in poor older adults with functional impairment
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1771-6. 2007
    ..To identify variables associated with diagnosing dementia in poor older adults by comparing older people with dementia who were diagnosed by their primary care physicians (PCPs) with those not diagnosed by their PCP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Regional white matter hyperintensity burden in automated segmentation distinguishes late-life depressed subjects from comparison subjects matched for vascular risk factors
    Yvette I Sheline
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:524-32. 2008
    ..Correlations between neuropsychological performance and whole brain-segmented white matter hyperintensities and white and gray matter volumes were also examined...
  8. pmc Osteoporosis screening is unjustifiably low in older African-American women
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:461-7. 2004
    ..This study assesses the osteoporosis screening practices and the frequency of low bone density in a primarily African-American population of older women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accelerated weight loss may precede diagnosis in Alzheimer disease
    David K Johnson
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1312-7. 2006
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  10. pmc Late life depression with cognitive impairment: evaluation and treatment
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 4:51-7. 2009
    ..Both antidepressants and psychotherapy can be effective in treating LLD. Subsequent evaluations following treatment should also reassess cognition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency is associated with low mood and worse cognitive performance in older adults
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:1032-40. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship among vitamin D status, cognitive performance, mood, and physical performance in older adults...
  12. pmc Osteoporosis screening and risk management
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:389-94. 2007
    ..Several medications are available to improve bone density and decrease fractures. Adequate calcium and vitamin D intake (and treatment of vitamin D deficiency) are paramount in the management of osteoporosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The neuropathology of Alzheimer disease in African American and white individuals
    Consuelo H Wilkins
    Department of Internal Medicine, Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:87-90. 2006
    ..Data from neuropathologic studies of the frequency of Alzheimer disease (AD) among African American persons conflict as to whether the neuropathologic phenotype of AD is identical in African American and white persons...