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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
January 2021

QD: News Every Day--Primary care doctors more proactive with diabetes care

Many studies have shown that midlevel providers can be more effective than PCPs in treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, particularly with respect to medication intensification," the authors
January 2021

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
January 2021

Medical tourism--some ideas, and maybe what not to do

Undoubtedly there were tropical diseases which I couldn't recognize and there was chronic pain, mainly headaches and belly aches. ... Paul Farmer has done this in Haiti, dealing with many aspects of chronic diseases in hospital/health care center settings
January 2021

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?
January 2021

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

QD: News Every Day--Older, sicker patients lead to rise in hospitalized patients' acuity, use of health care

The American Hospital Association is making the case in a white paper that noted the potential for what could become a more complex population requiring more care for more chronic diseases. ... population. For example, obesity among Medicare
January 2021

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.
January 2021

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
January 2021

What does expensive care look like?

The patients at the hospital who use the most resources are people with chronic diseases, the old and sometimes the very old, often poor people on public insurance, either Medicare or ... Frequently they have chronic pain and are on regular doses of
January 2021

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