Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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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
October 2020

The last nail in the coffin for multivitamins

Other antioxidants, folic acid and B vitamins, and multivitamin and mineral supplements are ineffective for preventing mortality or morbidity due to major chronic diseases. ... Their conclusion: The message is simple: Most supplements do not prevent
October 2020

Money, medicine and myopia

Since what we already know would allow us to eliminate fully 80% or more of all chronic disease, heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia, that seems a potentially serious oversight. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned
October 2020

Another reason to skip the soda: Potassium depletion

The study, published online May 13 by the International Journal of Clinical Practice, presents some alarming case studies of cola-induced hypokalaemia brought on by chronic consumption of up to 10 ... even moderate chronic cola consumption has been
October 2020

All the information is in the computer

Students are often not familiar with the patient who has five serious chronic problems but no complaints. ... Part of the problem is that many medical students get only an acute exposure to chronic diseases.
October 2020

Fatness, affluence, adaptation, and hope

In the U.S., the fattest and sickest among us tend to be the poorest, while affluence is a robust, if imperfect, defense against obesity and related chronic diseases. ... Affluence, at the population level, is propagating the tidal wave of obesity and
October 2020

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

But when does worry become anxiety? And how can internists not only manage chronic diseases but also ensure that patients are able to care for themselves? ... For example, rapid heartbeat may be a symptom of hyperthyroidism. But the symptoms of the
January 2013

Milking dairy data for more than they are worth

associated with better overall health and reduced risk of all chronic diseases and premature death. ... Replacing animal sources of protein with these foods is another way to reduce risk of all major chronic disease and premature death significantly,
October 2020

What I learned from asthma

2. People with chronic illness may feel that they are to blame for their illness. ... 5. Allergies are not volitional. 6. Patients with chronic illness frequently understand their health conditions better than doctors do.
October 2020

A missed opportunity: Promoting healthier eating in the hospital

Indeed, if there's 1 place in the world where we should be promoting healthy eating and addressing the real source of so many of the chronic diseases that are afflicting
October 2020

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