So now, we are victims of our own success. Obesity and related chronic diseases might well be called "SExS,," the "syndrome of excessive successes.". ... But I am not aware of any scientific evidence that encouraging people toof both chronic disease and
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
But the cost eventually comes due, all too often in the form of a serious chronic disease that need not have occurred. ... As chronic diseases develop at ever younger age, while we live to ever longer, the percentage of our lives encumbered by that "cost"
all. Effective communication with patients who have chronic diseases involves more than a transfer of information from doctor to patient. ... It's a transfer of knowledge and skills that enables patients to self-manage their chronic diseases.
Depending on what diseases are trending upward, drugs sometimes run out, and patients can’t get the optimal treatment for their disease. ... Chronic diseases such as lung disease, diabetes and congenital heart disease were difficult to treat, since
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
Vaccination is an important part of preventive care, especially for patients with chronic diseases, yet adult immunization rates in the U.S. ... This can have both direct and indirect effects on people that have these chronic diseases.
But I, too, have loved ones laid low by chronic diseases that need not have occurred. ... In my kingdom, we would do this, and more, until the 80% of all chronic disease we know we can eliminate were actually eliminated.
Nonconventional treatments may have a role in treating today's most debilitating and costly diseases, such as chronic pain. ... Future research will provide more insight on which therapies work and for whom through comparative effectiveness trials and
People who are already sick or who suffer from serious chronic diseases and are currently covered by an employer potentially have the most to lose in a system with more individual