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Memory LossThis week’s topics include use of vitamins and supplements, detecting atrial fibrillation, calcium supplements and heart disease, and use of ventilators in people with advanced dementia.
Program notes:
0:35 Vitamins and supplements use
1:35 People continue to do so
2:35 It’s natural, it can’t hurt
2:47 Calcium supplementation and coronary artery disease
3:48 Tie to dietary calcium or supplements
4:46 Dosage for bone health safe
5:14 Atrial fibrillation detection with an app
6:15 Not known by some
7:12 Use of ventilators in those with advanced dementia
8:12 Use doubled but survival didn’t change
9:12 Lack of discussion propels
10:52 End
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/10/14/ventilator-use-and-advanced-dementia/

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