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
July 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.
July 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
July 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.
July 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
July 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
July 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.
July 2020

Feds plans to eliminate doctors from the prescribing loop

After all, as our nation gets older (and more overweight), chronic diseases are going to be main issue in health care. ... heartburn. However, what the FDA is talking about are medications to treat chronic diseases like asthma, high blood pressure, high
July 2020

Can we unmuddle mammography?

The evidence is strong that optimal lifestyle practices can slash risk for all major chronic diseases, cancer included. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention
July 2020

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