Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia - (Page 1)

CONTENTS SPECIAL Mind Shift At just 48, Robert Spekman, PhD, a professor at UVA Darden Graduate School of Business, learned he had Parkinson’s. Eighteen years later, he’s not sure he’d trade his life for one without the disease. 49 DEPARTMENTS 2 Life in Balance Get stronger and healthier as you age. It just takes setting an attainable goal, then finding exercises you love. 46 Virtual Health Sun-smart apps, subject-specific social media, serious insights about cereal, and much more! 3 5 10 14 18 22 FEATURES Are Hot Flashes Disrupting Your Life? Learn what works and doesn’t work from a UVA menopause expert, who cuts through the celebrity hype. Put to the Test Have worrisome heart symptoms but were cleared by conventional cardiac tests? You might need a more powerful exam. The Ultimate Backto-School Checklist This timeline will help you get your child prepped for the new year. Join the Movement Strengthen all your major joints with these easy at-home exercises. Stroke Stories Stroke can happen to anyone. Learn from these four inspiring stories. 5 Steps to Better Bone Health A guide to help you dodge osteoarthritis. 25 34 38 44 52 54 Gut Instinct The source of your tummy troubles can be tricky to pinpoint. We help you identify yours. Prostate Playbook Read how survivors have tackled prostate cancer—and how you can decide which treatment is best for you. The Main Ingredient Five simple yet tasty recipes for people with diabetes (or without). Looking Ahead Advance directives can save your family stress should illness strike. Inspired Running To honor her mother and her patients, a UVA cancer doctor laces up each year for the Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler. Defy Your Age Make your fourth, fifth, sixth or any decade your strongest—and sexiest!—ever. COVER PHOTO BY CORBIS 28 MORGAN FREEMAN At 75, the legendary actor just keeps getting better with age. Learn how he eats well, keeps his mind sharp, and has an A-plus attitude to polish the performance of his life. SUMM ER 2013 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
Are Hot Flashes Disrupting Your Life?
Put to the Test
The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist
Join the Movement
Stroke Stories
5 Steps to Better Bone Health
Gut Instinct
Morgan Freeman
Prostate Playbook
The Main Ingredient
Looking Ahead
Virtual Health
Mind Shift
Inspired Running
Defy Your Age

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia