Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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The last six months of life are the last place to look for savings

A concise summary of that article by one consulting firm states, "Individual characteristics such as black or Hispanic race, severe functional impairment, having Medicare Supplement coverage, suffering from certain chronic diseases
July 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

Seeking the sweet spot, from mouth to microbiome

Associations have been established with serious chronic diseases as well, although again, both specific proof of causality and mechanism are lacking. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight
July 2020

Minding your second favorite organ

Alzheimer's is overwhelmingly a vascular disease, and thus overwhelmingly preventable. Estimates are less well established than for other chronic diseases, but it seems likely the risk can be trimmed by ... The price tag of Alzheimer's, and chronic
July 2020

Exercise: the luminous, latent potential of a little action

Lack of habitual motion has long been atop the short list of factors contributing to both premature death, and chronic disease. ... Conversely, routine activity is a key factor on the short list associated with a lifetime reduction in the risk of all
July 2020

Universal health care and a single payer system are definitely not the same thing

But what about nursing home care and transplants and the newest drug therapy for chronic diseases and expensive medical devices? ... What about smokers who get chronic lung disease and cancer and continue to smoke?
July 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

Measles in the Magic Kingdom? It's a small world, after all

including here, and the attendant hysteria, would have taught us already that when it comes to infectious diseases, it's a small world after all. ... We have enough troubles with a growing, global burden of chronic diseases.
July 2020

Diet, diabetes and Paula Deen: Southern fried comfort gone awry

But the cost eventually comes due, all too often in the form of a serious chronic disease that need not have occurred. ... As chronic diseases develop at ever younger age, while we live to ever longer, the percentage of our lives encumbered by that "cost"
July 2020

What the new dietary fat study results really mean

We know what dietary patterns are associated with dramatic reductions in the lifetime risk of all chronic diseases. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of
July 2020

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