Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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Genes, germs and girth

Consider that behaviors we control directly, as opposed to microbial colonies we may not, explain 80 percent of the variation in the risk for all major chronic diseases. ... The fixable causes of obesity and chronic disease are on prominent display, all
September 2020

Sugar, on a slippery slope

Finding effective ways to reduce ambient sugar intake is not only warranted, but rather urgent, as we confront epidemics of obesity, diabetes and associated chronic diseases. ... The root cause of most diabetes and much other chronic disease is obesity,
September 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
September 2020

Was granny sent home from the hospital too soon?

I counsel families that when we are sending their relative home, particularly when they suffer from chronic diseases or other incurable conditions, that we do so based on what I and
September 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

Amidst the cacophony, cancer counsel you can trust

We see it reach its fullest potential in the world's Blue Zones, where people routinely live to 100; don't get chronic diseases, including cancer, very often; and enjoy the
September 2020

The family dinner

Sustainability is, rightly, a consideration in dietary guidance. Climate change may now be so salient a menace to humanity that the infamous imperium of chronic diseases may need to surrender to ... combinations. A more plant-based, and less
September 2020

Putting sugar on trial

They note that excess calories from any source can lead to weight gain, and excess body fat can increase the risk of most chronic diseases. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
September 2020

ACP President: Not Enough Americans Have Been Vaccinated Against H1N1 Flu

Dr. Stubbs: For the seasonal flu, young women, pregnant women, those with chronic diseases, and people over age 65 are the main targets. ... For H1N1, pregnant women, children and young adults under the age of 25, those with chronic diseases between the
September 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
September 2020

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