Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

Chronic diseases of the kidney range from rare inherited disorders, such as Fabry disease, to more common acquired entities, such as diabetic kidney disease. ... Classifying kidney diseases on the basis of eGFR further ignores the complexities of renal
January 2020

Gun control and numerical nonsense

More than one million people die prematurely in the U.S. every year, and more than 80% of those premature deaths are due to chronic diseases. ... Since my day job is focused on the leading causes of death in modern society, cardiometabolic diseases, I
January 2020

Health: 1 measure to rule them all

We have long known that rates of chronic disease were rising in the U.S., and around much of the world. ... Far worse than just a rise in the prevalence of chronic diseases, heart disease, dementia, diabetes, is the downward drift in average age of onset.
January 2020

Put patients in the driver's seat to steer toward better health

Engaging patients in managing their own chronic diseases can be the key to helping them achieve their goals and improve outcomes. ... Chicago internist Doriane Miller, MD, (left) works to engage patients as the primary caregivers for their own chronic
February 2008

Chewing the fat, again

in hyperendemic obesity and chronic disease, accompanied by massive food industry profits. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and an
January 2020

Combating the terror of chronic disease, and vice versa

The hospital was all about people who mostly had serious chronic diseases that never needed to happen, and were never going away. ... So, too, is a medical model far more devoted to combating chronic diseases it knows how to prevent, than preventing them.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--How much is enough? The cost of fighting cancer

Cancer and other chronic diseases cost more than infectious diseases and even AIDS, according to a report the society will present later this week. ... While chronic diseases are 60% of all deaths globally, they receive only 3% of private and public
January 2020

Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

Severity of illness. Certain chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), when in their advanced stages, are very labile and prone to exacerbations. ... By their very nature chronic diseases
January 2020

When wheat is to blame

When wheat is to blame. We've heard reports accusing the pharmaceutical industry of manufacturing and promoting diseases in order to boost drug sales, so called "disease mongering." Could it be
January 2020

Readable Rx labels: Clear but not compelling

That's what researchers hypothosized in a recent study that assessed the impact of Target pharmacies' easier-to-read labeling, introduced in 2005, on adherence to chronic medications.
January 2020

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