Presentación    
AGING AND FRAGILITY IN
THE ELDERLY
 
Composition
Name
Position
Institution
Juan Ignacio González Montalvo
Jefe de Servicio de Geriatría
Profesor Asociado
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Juan Carlos Abánades Herranz
Subdirector Médico. Responsable de la Unidad de Formación e Investigación
Atención Primaria
María Teresa Alarcón Alarcón
Jefe de Sección de Geriatría
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Juan Cárdenas Valladolid
Técnico de la Gerencia Adjunta de Planificación y Calidad de Atención Primaria
Atención Primaria
María Victoria Castell Alcalá
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria
Atención Primaria
Carmen de Burgos Lunar
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Medicina Preventiva
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Macarena Díaz de Bustamante de Ussía

Médico Interno Residente

Hospital Universitario La Paz
Araceli Garrido Barral
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria
Atención Primaria
Paloma Gómez Campelo
Investigadora Postdoctoral
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Pilar Gotor Pérez
Enfermera. Unidad de Valoración Geriátrica y Ortogeriatría
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Rosa Julián Viñals
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria
Centro de Salud "Raúl de Castroviejo"
Atención Primaria
Rocío Menéndez Colino
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Geriatría
Hospital de Cantoblanco - Hospital Universitario La Paz
Ángel Otero Puime
Profesor Emérito de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Rocío Queipo Matas
Investigadora Predoctoral
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Raquel Ramírez Martín
Médico Interno Residente
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Ana María Rosas Hernández
Investigadora Predoctoral
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
María del Pilar Sáez López
Facultativo Especialista de Área en Geriatría
Complejo Asistencial de Ávila
Miguel Ángel Salinero Fort
Gerente Adjunto de Planificación y Calidad
Atención Primaria
Mercedes Sánchez Martínez
Profesor Asociado
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
 
Strategic Objective
• To promote and improve the quality of research in the field of Primary Health Care and Geriatrics in the area of influence of IdiPAZ.
• To continue the follow-up of the Cohorts of the Group: elderly people with population-based (Peñagrande Study), patients with frailty syndrome (FONDA) and patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MADiabetes).
• Progress in the epidemiological study of frailty in the elderly.
• To consolidate clinical studies related to hip fracture and chronic diseases in the elderly, specially the Diabetes Mellitus.
Research Lines
• Frailty syndrome in the elderly. To promote the detection of frailty syndrome in elderly people above 75 years that consults at the Primary Heatlh Care Center of the Hospital La Paz Setting and create a new cohort of those patients with functional impairment. Additionally, to develop and evaluate an intervention program with these patients, focused on the physical exercise, the geriatric evaluation, management of comorbidity, in the medication adjustment y in nutritional supplementation when necessary.
• Hip fracture in the frail elderly. To evaluated the implementation and evaluation of the FONDA intervention with frail elderly patients hospitalized at the La Paz Hospital based on: physical exercise program (active and passive), early normalization of plasma levels of VitD, nutritional supplementation in patients with hypoproteinemia, low or vitamin D deficiency, and control of the pain and anemia.
• Follow-up of patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MADiabetes Cohort, more than 3.500 patients) and prediabetes patients (SPREDIA Cohort, n=600) of Madrid, to analyze clinical and psychosocial factors related to clinical outcomes (cardiovascular events, chronic kidney disease, retinopathy, and mortality), we are developing predictive models for main outcomes (chronic kidney disease, all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality).