Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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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
October 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:.
October 2020

Start with bloodwork to diagnose anemia

Dr. O’Connell notes that patients with chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are at higher risk and suggests screening them more frequently than healthy patients. ... Masters said. Likewise, he said,
March 2013

Government employed physician—no thanks

Ageing populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising health care
October 2020

What's great about U.S. health care?

A lot of the endemic chronic diseases in society are ironically a consequence of the wealth of the country, such as overeating and lack of exercise (everyone has a car, so
October 2020

The attending physician's job as role model

3. We must model comfort. We cannot cure many chronic diseases.
October 2020

Plain English about ounces, pounds, dollars and sense

We have known for decades that bad use of feet, forks, and fingers represent the leading causes of premature death and virtually all of the major chronic diseases that bedevil our ... That's costly, hard, and painful. In fact, the way we respond to
October 2020

‘Year of the Lung’ draws attention to COPD, asthma

Not only for asthma, but also for other chronic diseases, [a program like this] might be a solution for the future,” said Dr. ... Hashimoto. Asthma also turns out to be like many other chronic diseases in that it doesn't go well with high-fat fast food.
July 2010

QD: News Every Day--Western diet linked to less than ideal health in old age

Diet was assessed at baseline from 1991 to 1993. Mortality, chronic diseases and functioning were followed to derive 5 outcomes: ideal aging free of chronic conditions and with high performance in ... actually might improve the possibility of achieving
October 2020

A letter to patients with chronic illness

written. The depth of emotion felt by people with chronic disease making comments that this stirred was remarkable. ... Some docs are not cut out for chronic disease, while some of us like the long-term relationship.
October 2020

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