Sarcopenia Symposium on Jan. 16, 2019 in Bellevue, WA
Symposium -Sarcopenia Education Series for Physicians - will be held in Bellevue, on January 16, 2019, focusing on the latest studies, knowledge and practices of optimal aging and preventing and managing sarcopenia.
In the symposium, clinical management strategy of sarcopenia will be discussed among sarcopenia researchers and doctors/therapists who have experience in medical practices for old people and sarcopenia patients, followed by brief presentations of their latest studies. Any healthcare professionals that are interested in the latest knowledge on sarcopenia will be welcome to participate in the event. For registration, visit here.
SYMPOSIUM -Sarcopenia Education Series for Physicians-
Preventing Muscle Loss -Sarcopenia
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Cir, SE Bellevue, WA
Drinks/ snacks provided.
2 CE credits provided for NDs, RNs.
Inquiry about the Symposium Dan Mueller, GM, AstaMed: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarcopenia is a disease that leads to the progressive loss of skeletal muscle. In Sarcopenia, muscle mass decreases beyond the normal aging process because of inadequate lifestyle and other issues leading to decrease in muscle strength and/or physical performance, negatively impacting Quality of Life, mobility and independence, and even resulting in mortality. It has long been considered a part of aging that cannot be managed, even though it is estimated that sarcopenia affects approximately 45% of the U.S. senior population and exceeds $18 billion dollars in direct healthcare costs annually. Beginning October 1, 2016, sarcopenia was coded in the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) under the code of M62.84.