Drs. Brown, Boscardin, Lee, Steinman and Ms. Diaz-Ramirez Publish Paper in Annuals of Internal Medicine
Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH, Grisell Diaz-Ramirez, John Boscardin, PhD , Sei Lee, MD, MAS , and Michael Steinman, MD published a paper in Annals of Internal Medicine, entitled "Functional impairment and decline in middle age: a cohort study." They found that about 1 in 5 adults reported new difficulty performing 1 or more activities of daily living between the ages of 50 and 64, and about 40% of those people went on to experience further functional decline or death over 10 years' follow-up. The issue includes 2 related editorials and an interactive data graphic created by Annals staff.