Caroline S Blaum

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Caroline S Blaum, M.D., M.S.

Professor; Diane and Arthur Belfer Professor of Geriatric Medicine;
Departments of Medicine (Geriatrics Div) and Population Health

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-8313
Fax: 212-263-8995

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Medical Specialties

Geriatric Medicine

Medical Expertise

Geriatrics

Insurance

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Board Certification

1982 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
2012 — Ab Internal Medicine (Hospice & Palliative Medicine)
2012 — Ab Internal Medicine (Geriatric Medicine)

Education

1975-1979 — University of Michigan Hospitals, Medical Education
1979-1980 — Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg. (Internal Medicine), Internship
1980-1981 — Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg. (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1981-1982 — Detroit Receiving Hospital (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1991-1994 — University of Michigan Hospitals (Geriatrics), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Self-reported Diabetes Care Process Measures Predict 9-year Survival
Blaum, C.; Ferris, R.; Han, B.; Min, L.; Lee, P.
2014 MAR;62 1 1(SI):S126-S127, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 953272, year: 2014, vol: 62 1 1, page: S126, stat: Journal Article,

Encore presentation building the evidence base for diabetes management in adults 76 years and older
Cigolle, C; Ha, J; Blaum, C
2014 March 2014;62:S66-S67, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 1058372, year: 2014, vol: 62, page: S66, stat: Journal Article,

More older americans report falling: The epidemiology of falls, 1998-2010
Cigolle, C; Ha, J; Min, L; Lee, P; Gure, T; Blaum, C
2014 March 2014;62:S211-S212, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 1058362, year: 2014, vol: 62, page: S211, stat: Journal Article,

Aging Trends for Older Adults in Opioid Treatment in New York City
Han, B.; Ferris, R.; Blaum, C.
2014 MAR;62 1 1(SI):S188-S189, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 953322, year: 2014, vol: 62 1 1, page: S188, stat: Journal Article,

Contrasting Effects of Geriatric Versus General Medical Multimorbidity on Quality of Ambulatory Care
Min, Lillian; Kerr, Eve A; Blaum, Caroline S; Reuben, David; Cigolle, Christine; Wenger, Neil
2014 Aug;:1249-1254, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 1141902, year: 2014, vol: , page: 1249, stat: Journal Article,

A Quality Improvement Program Reduced Fall Rates among High Risk Veterans
Weinberger, Y.; Ferris, R.; Blaum, C. S.; Han, B.; Shetty, S.; Maheswaran, S.
2014 MAR;62 1 1(SI):S61-S61, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 953312, year: 2014, vol: 62 1 1, page: S61, stat: Journal Article,

Performance measurement for people with multiple chronic conditions: conceptual model
Giovannetti, Erin R; Dy, Sydney; Leff, Bruce; Weston, Christine; Adams, Karen; Valuck, Tom B; Pittman, Aisha T; Blaum, Caroline S; McCann, Barbara A; Boyd, Cynthia M
2013 ;19(10):e359-e366, American journal of managed care
— id: 709292, year: 2013, vol: 19, page: e359, stat: Journal Article,

Physical function limitations among middle-aged and older adults with prediabetes: one exercise prescription may not fit all
Lee, Pearl G; Cigolle, Christine T; Ha, Jinkyung; Min, Lillian; Murphy, Susan L; Blaum, Caroline S; Herman, William H
2013 Oct;36(10):3076-3083, Diabetes care
— id: 709302, year: 2013, vol: 36, page: 3076, stat: Journal Article,

Net effect of aggressive blood pressure control on stroke and falls in older community-dwelling adults
Min, L; Blaum, C; Langa, K M; Levine, D A; Kerr, E A
2013 June 2013;28:S129-S129, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 783552, year: 2013, vol: 28, page: S129, stat: Journal Article,

When Comorbidity, Aging, and Complexity of Primary Care Meet: Development and Validation of the Geriatric CompleXity of Care Index
Min, Lillian; Wenger, Neil; Walling, Anne M; Blaum, Caroline; Cigolle, Christine; Ganz, David A; Reuben, David; Shekelle, Paul; Roth, Carol; Kerr, Eve A
2013 Apr;61(4):542-550, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 334602, year: 2013, vol: 61, page: 542, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical Complexity and Mortality in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With Diabetes
Cigolle, Christine T; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Lee, Pearl G; Blaum, Caroline S
2012 Apr;:1313-1320, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177264, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1313, stat: Journal Article,

Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults with Heart Failure
Gure, Tanya R; Blaum, Caroline S; Giordani, Bruno; Koelling, Todd M; Galecki, Andrzej; Pressler, Susan J; Hummel, Scott L; Langa, Kenneth M
2012 Aug;:1724-1729, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177261, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1724, stat: Journal Article,

Predictors of self-report of heart failure in a population-based survey of older adults
Gure, Tanya R; McCammon, Ryan J; Cigolle, Christine T; Koelling, Todd M; Blaum, Caroline S; Langa, Kenneth M
2012 May;5(3):396-402, Ciculation : cardiovascular quality & outcomes
— id: 177263, year: 2012, vol: 5, page: 396, stat: Journal Article,

The successful development of a subacute care service associated with a large academic health system
Joshi, Darius K; Bluhm, Rick A; Malani, Preeti N; Fetyko, Steve; Denton, Tony; Blaum, Caroline S
2012 Jul;13(6):564-567, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
— id: 177262, year: 2012, vol: 13, page: 564, stat: Journal Article,

Hyperglycemia and Incidence of Frailty and Lower Extremity Mobility Limitations in Older Women
Kalyani, Rita R; Tian, Jing; Xue, Qian-Li; Walston, Jeremy; Cappola, Anne R; Fried, Linda P; Brancati, Frederick L; Blaum, Caroline S
2012 Aug;:1701-1707, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177260, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1701, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of safety and efficacy of insulin glargine and neutral protamine hagedorn insulin in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: results from a pooled analysis
Lee, Pearl; Chang, Annette; Blaum, Caroline; Vlajnic, Aleksandra; Gao, Ling; Halter, Jeffrey
2012 Jan;60(1):51-59, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177265, year: 2012, vol: 60, page: 51, stat: Journal Article,

Other voices: big blue saves big green while redesigning care. Interview by Bob Kehoe
Blaum, Caroline
2011 Mar;85(3):783-790, Hospitals & health networks
— id: 177268, year: 2011, vol: 85, page: 783, stat: Journal Article,

Geriatric conditions develop in middle-aged adults with diabetes
Cigolle, Christine T; Lee, Pearl G; Langa, Kenneth M; Lee, Yuo-Yu; Tian, Zhiyi; Blaum, Caroline S
2011 Mar;26(3):272-279, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 177269, year: 2011, vol: 26, page: 272, stat: Journal Article,

Improving chronic illness care for veterans within the framework of the Patient-Centered Medical Home: experiences from the Ann Arbor Patient-Aligned Care Team Laboratory
Piette, John D; Holtz, Bree; Beard, Ashley J; Blaum, Caroline; Greenstone, C Leo; Krein, Sarah L; Tremblay, Adam; Forman, Jane; Kerr, Eve A
2011 Dec;1(4):615-623, Translational behavioral medicine
— id: 709312, year: 2011, vol: 1, page: 615, stat: Journal Article,

Blood pressure trajectories prior to death in patients with diabetes
Rogers, Mary A M; Ward, Kathleen; Gure, Tanya R; Choe, Hae M; Lee, Pearl G; Bernstein, Steven J; Blaum, Caroline S
2011 Jul;34(7):1534-1539, Diabetes care
— id: 177266, year: 2011, vol: 34, page: 1534, stat: Journal Article,

Examining the evidence: a systematic review of the inclusion and analysis of older adults in randomized controlled trials
Zulman, Donna M; Sussman, Jeremy B; Chen, Xisui; Cigolle, Christine T; Blaum, Caroline S; Hayward, Rodney A
2011 Jul;26(7):783-790, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 177267, year: 2011, vol: 26, page: 783, stat: Journal Article,

Clinical complexity in middle-aged and older adults with diabetes: the Health and Retirement Study
Blaum, Caroline; Cigolle, Christine T; Boyd, Cynthia; Wolff, Jennifer L; Tian, Zhiyi; Langa, Kenneth M; Weir, David R
2010 Apr;48(4):327-334, Medical care
— id: 177270, year: 2010, vol: 48, page: 327, stat: Journal Article,

Is hyperglycemia associated with frailty status in older women?
Blaum, Caroline S; Xue, Qian Li; Tian, Jing; Semba, Richard D; Fried, Linda P; Walston, Jeremy
2009 May;57(5):840-847, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177273, year: 2009, vol: 57, page: 840, stat: Journal Article,

Diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention in older adults
Cigolle, Christine T; Blaum, Caroline S; Halter, Jeffrey B
2009 Nov;25(4):99-109, Clinics in geriatric medicine
— id: 177271, year: 2009, vol: 25, page: 99, stat: Journal Article,

Comparing models of frailty: the Health and Retirement Study
Cigolle, Christine T; Ofstedal, Mary Beth; Tian, Zhiyi; Blaum, Caroline S
2009 May;57(5):830-839, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177274, year: 2009, vol: 57, page: 830, stat: Journal Article,

Nonlinear multisystem physiological dysregulation associated with frailty in older women: implications for etiology and treatment
Fried, Linda P; Xue, Qian-Li; Cappola, Anne R; Ferrucci, Luigi; Chaves, Paulo; Varadhan, Ravi; Guralnik, Jack M; Leng, Sean X; Semba, Richard D; Walston, Jeremy D; Blaum, Caroline S; Bandeen-Roche, Karen
2009 Oct;64(10):1049-1057, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177272, year: 2009, vol: 64, page: 1049, stat: Journal Article,

The co-occurrence of chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes: the health and retirement study
Lee, Pearl G; Cigolle, Christine; Blaum, Caroline
2009 Mar;57(3):511-516, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177275, year: 2009, vol: 57, page: 511, stat: Journal Article,

Degree of disability and patterns of caregiving among older Americans with congestive heart failure
Gure, Tanya Ruff; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Blaum, Caroline S; Langa, Kenneth M
2008 Jan;23(1):70-76, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 177276, year: 2008, vol: 23, page: 70, stat: Journal Article,

Insulin resistance and inflammation as precursors of frailty: the Cardiovascular Health Study
Barzilay, Joshua I; Blaum, Caroline; Moore, Tisha; Xue, Qian Li; Hirsch, Calvin H; Walston, Jeremy D; Fried, Linda P
2007 Apr;167(7):635-641, Archives of internal medicine
— id: 177280, year: 2007, vol: 167, page: 635, stat: Journal Article,

Is the metabolic syndrome, with or without diabetes, associated with progressive disability in older Mexican Americans?
Blaum, Caroline S; West, Nancy A; Haan, Mary N
2007 Jul;62(7):766-773, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177279, year: 2007, vol: 62, page: 766, stat: Journal Article,

Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study
Cigolle, Christine T; Langa, Kenneth M; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Tian, Zhiyi; Blaum, Caroline S
2007 Aug;147(3):156-164, Annals of internal medicine
— id: 177278, year: 2007, vol: 147, page: 156, stat: Journal Article,

Mechanisms for racial and ethnic disparities in glycemic control in middle-aged and older Americans in the health and retirement study
Heisler, Michele; Faul, Jessica D; Hayward, Rodney A; Langa, Kenneth M; Blaum, Caroline; Weir, David
2007 Sep;167(17):1853-1860, Archives of internal medicine
— id: 177277, year: 2007, vol: 167, page: 1853, stat: Journal Article,

Low serum carotenoids and development of severe walking disability among older women living in the community: the women's health and aging study I
Semba, Richard D; Varadhan, Ravi; Bartali, Benedetta; Ferrucci, Luigi; Ricks, Michelle O; Blaum, Caroline; Fried, Linda P
2007 Jan;36(1):62-67, Age & ageing
— id: 177281, year: 2007, vol: 36, page: 62, stat: Journal Article,

Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
Bartali, Benedetta; Semba, Richard D; Frongillo, Edward A; Varadhan, Ravi; Ricks, Michelle O; Blaum, Caroline S; Ferrucci, Luigi; Guralnik, Jack M; Fried, Linda P
2006 Nov;166(21):2335-2340, Archives of internal medicine
— id: 177282, year: 2006, vol: 166, page: 2335, stat: Journal Article,

Vitamin and carotenoid status in older women: associations with the frailty syndrome
Michelon, Elisabete; Blaum, Caroline; Semba, Richard D; Xue, Qian-Li; Ricks, Michelle O; Fried, Linda P
2006 Jun;61(6):600-607, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177283, year: 2006, vol: 61, page: 600, stat: Journal Article,

Low serum micronutrient concentrations predict frailty among older women living in the community
Semba, Richard D; Bartali, Benedetta; Zhou, Jing; Blaum, Caroline; Ko, Chia-Wen; Fried, Linda P
2006 Jun;61(6):594-599, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177284, year: 2006, vol: 61, page: 594, stat: Journal Article,

The association between obesity and the frailty syndrome in older women: the Women's Health and Aging Studies
Blaum, Caroline S; Xue, Qian Li; Michelon, Elisabete; Semba, Richard D; Fried, Linda P
2005 Jun;53(6):927-934, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177288, year: 2005, vol: 53, page: 927, stat: Journal Article,

Setting eligibility criteria for a care-coordination benefit
Cigolle, Christine T; Langa, Kenneth M; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Blaum, Caroline S
2005 Dec;53(12):2051-2059, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177285, year: 2005, vol: 53, page: 2051, stat: Journal Article,

A national study showed that diagnoses varied by age group in nursing home residents under age 65
Fries, Brant E; Wodchis, Walter P; Blaum, Caroline; Buttar, Amna; Drabek, John; Morris, John N
2005 Feb;58(2):198-205, Journal of clinical epidemiology
— id: 177289, year: 2005, vol: 58, page: 198, stat: Journal Article,

Risk factors for falls in older disabled women with diabetes: the women's health and aging study
Volpato, Stefano; Leveille, Suzanne G; Blaum, Caroline; Fried, Linda P; Guralnik, Jack M
2005 Dec;60(12):1539-1545, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177286, year: 2005, vol: 60, page: 1539, stat: Journal Article,

The effect of diabetes on disability in middle-aged and older adults
Wray, Linda A; Ofstedal, Mary Beth; Langa, Kenneth M; Blaum, Caroline S
2005 Sep;60(9):1206-1211, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177287, year: 2005, vol: 60, page: 1206, stat: Journal Article,

The relationship of cardiovascular risk factors to microalbuminuria in older adults with or without diabetes mellitus or hypertension: the cardiovascular health study
Barzilay, Joshua I; Peterson, Do; Cushman, Mary; Heckbert, Susan R; Cao, Jie J; Blaum, Caroline; Tracy, Russell P; Klein, Ronald; Herrington, David M
2004 Jul;44(1):25-34, American journal of kidney diseases
— id: 177290, year: 2004, vol: 44, page: 25, stat: Journal Article,

Patterns of disability related to diabetes mellitus in older women
Maty, Siobhan C; Fried, Linda P; Volpato, Stefano; Williamson, Jeff; Brancati, Frederick L; Blaum, Caroline S
2004 Feb;59(2):148-153, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177291, year: 2004, vol: 59, page: 148, stat: Journal Article,

Functional status and health outcomes in older americans with diabetes mellitus
Blaum, Caroline S; Ofstedal, Mary Beth; Langa, Kenneth M; Wray, Linda A
2003 Jun;51(6):745-753, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177294, year: 2003, vol: 51, page: 745, stat: Journal Article,

Six-month cognitive improvement in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairment
Buttar, Amna B; Mhyre, Jill; Fries, Brant E; Blaum, Caroline S
2003 Jun;16(2):100-108, Journal of geriatric psychiatry & neurology
— id: 177295, year: 2003, vol: 16, page: 100, stat: Journal Article,

Changes in functional status among older adults in Japan: successful and usual aging
Liang, Jersey; Shaw, Benjamin A; Krause, Neal M; Bennett, Joan M; Blaum, Caroline; Kobayashi, Erika; Fukaya, Taro; Sugihara, Yoko; Sugisawa, Hidehiro
2003 Dec;18(4):684-695, Psychology & aging
— id: 177293, year: 2003, vol: 18, page: 684, stat: Journal Article,

Carotenoid and vitamin E status are associated with indicators of sarcopenia among older women living in the community
Semba, Richard D; Blaum, Caroline; Guralnik, Jack M; Moncrief, Dana Totin; Ricks, Michelle O; Fried, Linda P
2003 Dec;15(6):482-487, Aging clinical & experimental research
— id: 177292, year: 2003, vol: 15, page: 482, stat: Journal Article,

Progression of lower-extremity disability in older women with diabetes: the Women's Health and Aging Study
Volpato, Stefano; Ferrucci, Luigi; Blaum, Caroline; Ostir, Glenn; Cappola, Anne; Fried, Linda P; Fellin, Renato; Guralnik, Jack M
2003 Jan;26(1):70-75, Diabetes care
— id: 177296, year: 2003, vol: 26, page: 70, stat: Journal Article,

Management of diabetes mellitus in older adults: are national guidelines appropriate?
Blaum, Caroline S
2002 Mar;50(3):581-583, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177301, year: 2002, vol: 50, page: 581, stat: Journal Article,

Low cognitive performance, comorbid disease, and task-specific disability: findings from a nationally representative survey
Blaum, Caroline S; Ofstedal, Mary Beth; Liang, Jersey
2002 Aug;57(8):M523-M531, Journals of gerontology. Series A. Biological sciences & medical sciences
— id: 177297, year: 2002, vol: 57, page: M523, stat: Journal Article,

Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
Langa, Kenneth M; Vijan, Sandeep; Hayward, Rodney A; Chernew, Michael E; Blaum, Caroline S; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Weir, David R; Katz, Steven J; Willis, Robert J; Fendrick, A Mark
2002 May;57(3):S177-S186, Journals of gerontology. Series B. Psychological sciences & social sciences
— id: 177299, year: 2002, vol: 57, page: S177, stat: Journal Article,

Caregiver attitudes and hospitalization risk in michigan residents receiving home- and community-based care
Shugarman, Lisa R; Buttar, Amna; Fries, Brant E; Moore, Tisha; Blaum, Caroline S
2002 Jun;50(6):1079-1085, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
— id: 177298, year: 2002, vol: 50, page: 1079, stat: Journal Article,

Comorbidities and impairments explaining the association between diabetes and lower extremity disability: The Women's Health and Aging Study
Volpato, Stefano; Blaum, Caroline; Resnick, Helaine; Ferrucci, Luigi; Fried, Linda P; Guralnik, Jack M
2002 Apr;25(4):678-683, Diabetes care
— id: 177300, year: 2002, vol: 25, page: 678, stat: Journal Article,