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There is increasing evidence that physical exercise leads to numerous positive effects in PwMS. However, long-term effects of exercise may only be achievable if training is implemented in daily routine. Enabling patients to exercise regularly, we developed a patient education program focused on evidence-based information of training. PwMS were educated in(More)
Thirty-five thousand four hundred eighty-three female osteoporosis patients were compared with 35,483 patients without osteoporosis regarding the incidence of depression. The risk of depression is significantly increased for patients with osteoporosis compared with patients without osteoporosis in primary care practices within Germany. The objectives of the(More)
The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression and its risk factors in patients with late-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated in German primary care practices. Longitudinal data from general practices (n=1072) throughout Germany were analyzed. Individuals initially diagnosed with RA (2009–2013) were identified, and 7301 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and type of antidepressant medication prescribed by German primary care physicians for patients with depression and osteoporosis. METHODS This study was a retrospective database analysis conducted in Germany utilizing the Disease Analyzer® Database (IMS Health, Germany). The study population included 3,488 female(More)
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