This research will be conducted by the SIU Memory and Aging Network (MAN), which comprises 38 sites that evaluate and treat patients with dementia throughout non-metropolitan Illinois. AD patients and their caregivers who are living in private homes will be recruited. Primary outcome measures will be the ratings of the caregiver’s physical status (grip strength, walking speed, and score on the Timed Up-and-Go Test11 and the rating of the caregiver’s chronic medical illness burden using the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (Geriatric).12,13 The patient and caregiver dyad is required.
The objective of the Corrona Psoriasis Registry is to create a national database of patients with psoriasis. Data collected will be used to study the disease and to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of medications approved for the treatment of psoriasis.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a Family Healthcare Advocate in management of Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension among SIU Medicine Endocrinology patients residing in Springfield, IL zip codes 62702 and 62703.
The purpose of this research study is to assess the impact of the BSC penile prostheses devices on quality of life in men with erectile dysfunction through the use of questionnaires. The study is an observation of your medical condition for a period of time after the initial implant of the device.