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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
January 2020

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Performing a comprehensive geriatric assessment is key. "Internists tend not to ask
May 2017

Compression of disability should be everyone's health goal

How do we do that? Unfortunately, some people develop chronic diseases that we do not know how to prevent. ... However, any physician will tell you that much chronic disease develops because of lifestyle choices.
January 2020

Our health, on fire: the #UseWhatWeKnow campaign

What we know about health promotion, disease prevention, sustainable weight control, and lifestyle as medicine is enough to prevent 80% of all chronic disease and premature death. ... preventable chronic diseases reduce lives to ash and cinder.
January 2020

For your health, generalists have great lasting value

We also need a generalist when we have several chronic diseases, and many patients fit that description.
January 2020

Separation of church and plate

Let us, indeed, let kids be kids, which should certainly include avoiding nasty chronic diseases formerly limited to mid-life and beyond. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management,
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Doctors, patients wish they knew each other better

The gap might be explained by doctors thinking of their overall effectiveness with all of their patients, including those with chronic pain conditions that are difficult to diagnose and treat, and
January 2020

Managing pain in primary care: moving beyond the rock and the hard place

She had chronic abdominal pain, had been through unending diagnostic tests, referrals to pain centers and subspecialty consultation. ... For more information on chronic pain management I found the following site particularly informative:.
January 2020

From policy to results: How does it all come together?

The PCMH pilot tests are showing great promise in improving care of patients with chronic diseases while providing more financial support to physicians participating in them, but they have yet to ... Yet our efforts to improve care for patients with
March 2016

We can be disease proof

You can be, in essence, disease-proof. We can reduce our lifetime risk of all major chronic disease by an incredible 80%. ... That was the idea that turned into Disease-Proof. We have known for decades how to slash the risk of all serious chronic diseases
January 2020

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