Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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Measles in the Magic Kingdom? It's a small world, after all

including here, and the attendant hysteria, would have taught us already that when it comes to infectious diseases, it's a small world after all. ... We have enough troubles with a growing, global burden of chronic diseases.
July 2021

What the new dietary fat study results really mean

We know what dietary patterns are associated with dramatic reductions in the lifetime risk of all chronic diseases. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of
July 2021

What does expensive care look like?

The patients at the hospital who use the most resources are people with chronic diseases, the old and sometimes the very old, often poor people on public insurance, either Medicare or ... Frequently they have chronic pain and are on regular doses of
July 2021

Volunteer internists help to rebuild Haiti

You can't give them the same advice you'd give here.”. In the months ahead, expect to see “continuation of chronic disease, worsening of infectious diseases, more gender violence and ... Dr. Close, who normally cares for patients with diabetes and
May 2010

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

would be terrible for people to die or suffer from treatable or preventable diseases because they don't have the money to pay for care. ... People who aren't disabled by chronic diseases or the sequelae of epidemics tend to be better workers, invent more
July 2021

This doctor's 'complex' patients aren't who you think they are

In fact, 65% of total health care expenditures are directed toward the 25% of patients with multiple chronic conditions. ... Eighty percent of Medicare spending is on patients with four or more chronic diseases.
July 2021

Primary care-staffed transition clinic may cut readmissions

These patients often face a variety of psychosocial barriers, complex chronic conditions, and often will require transportation or medication assistance,” she said. ... Ms. Chakravarthy said. “We're also looking into possibly focusing on chronic
January 2016

The case for prevention: saving more dollars by making more sense

The costs of disability attached to chronic diseases are then compounded by the costs of chronic treatment. ... And, in fact, the better we get at preventing death despite chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and its complications,
July 2021

Fat: ending the war that nobody started

help curtail our intake of excess calories, driving the obesity epidemic—and the attendant epidemics of related chronic diseases that persist to this day. ... Had that swap ever been made, there would have been no war to wage, no war to end, and many
July 2021

Searching for signs of eating disorders

According to the PIER module, groups at risk for developing eating disorders include adolescents with chronic diseases such as type 1 diabetes or gastrointestinal disorders; patients with a family history of
February 2013

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