Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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Human survival and the battle of the SExS

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
November 2020

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

Diet, diabetes and Paula Deen: Southern fried comfort gone awry

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"
November 2020

Economic pressures turn art of medicine into rote practice

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.
September 2009

Medical care in Old Fangak, South Sudan

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
November 2020

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

Immunization is everyone's issue

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.
October 2019

What if? A New Year's public health reverie

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.
November 2020

Integrative therapies may complement care

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
March 2016

Candidates split on staying with employer health coverage

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
September 2008

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