All publications of “Regina Miksian Magaldi”

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Applicability of the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy Patients with Diabetes in Brazilian elderly

Jonas Gordilho Souza, Daniel Apolinario, José Marcelo Farfel, Omar Jaluul, Regina Miksian Magaldi, Alexandre Leopold Busse, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082016ao3747

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo translate, adapt and evaluate the properties of a Brazilian Portuguese version of the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy Patients with Diabetes, which is a questionnaire that evaluate diabetes knowledge.Methods A cross-sectional study with type 2 diabetes patients aged ≥60 years, seen at a public healthcare organization in the city of Sao Paulo (SP). After the development of the Portuguese version, we evaluated the psychometrics properties and the association with sociodemographic and clinical variables. The regression models were adjusted for […]

Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on cognition of elderly women with mild cognitive impairment

Juliana Yumi Tizon Kasai, Alexandre Leopold Busse, Regina Miksian Magaldi, Maria Angela Soci, Priscilla de Moraes Rosa, José Antônio Esper Curiati, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1470

ABSTRACTObjective:To detect the effects of Tai Chi Chuan practice on the cognition of elderly subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment.Methods:This is a pilot study with 26 elderly patients (mean age of 74 years) with Mild Cognitive Impairment. The evaluation instruments were Subjective Memory Complaint Scale (SMC), Rivermead Behavioral Memory Test (RBMT) and Digit Span Forward and Backward (DSF and DSB) from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). One group of 13 patients received two weekly 60-minute classes of Tai Chi Chuan […]