Dr. Kathryn Locatell MD
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine3450 PALMER DR CAMERON PARK CA, 95682
Dr. Kathryn Locatell practices Geriatric Medicine in CAMERON PARK, CA. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Locatell works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ma Med Sch- Worcester Ma 1985
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Geriatric Medicine
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- Fast Walking for a Fast Memory
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- What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis
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- Is Bacterial Meningitis Serious? Know the Symptoms of Meningitis
What is Meningitis?Meningitis is the swelling or inflammation of the meninges, which are the three specific membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord. The primary function of the meninges is to protect the central nervous system. Meningitis is an uncommon infection that affects the delicate...
- What Specialists Treat Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is sometimes described as "bone thinning". It’s a disease wherein the bone’s density and quality are severely reduced. As an individual’s bones become more permeable and fragile, the susceptibility to fracture is immensely increased. Bone loss occurs silently and progressively....
- Can You Get Nauseated from Being Dehydrated?
Seizures, blood clots, and other life-threatening complications can arise from dehydration, which develops when the body lacks enough fluids. According to studies, energy and mood can be greatly affected even by not so severe dehydration. So detecting dehydration early is crucial although the signs,...
- How is Lung Cancer Diagnosed?
Lung Cancer is one of the most common and serious forms of cancers in the world. In fact, it is also one of the leading causes of cancer deaths for both men and women. This form of cancer is known to mainly affect older people, primarily those in their seventies. Smoking has been identified as one...