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QD: News Every Day--Fitness in mid-life means fewer diseases in old age

QD: News Every Day--Fitness in mid-life means fewer diseases in old age. ... percent reduction in the incidence of chronic diseases at ages 65 and older.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

Patients who follow their prescribed medications for chronic diseases spend far less on later acute care, reports a study. ... Almost half of all Americans, approximately 133 million people, have at least one chronic disease.
October 2020

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
October 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.
October 2020

Intertwining patients in their care management

As a medical resident, John O. Moore, MD, PhD, was frustrated by the lack of opportunity to help his patients manage their chronic diseases between office visits. ... That is why there is such a disconnect between medical recommendations and actual
March 2015

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
October 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.
October 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
October 2020

CMS demo aims to help seniors stay healthy, independent

CMS is partnering with private companies to address multiple health risk factors that contribute to senior's chronic diseases. ... that contribute to chronic diseases.
October 2008

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
October 2020

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