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When wheat is to blame

When wheat is to blame. We've heard reports accusing the pharmaceutical industry of manufacturing and promoting diseases in order to boost drug sales, so called "disease mongering." Could it be
May 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
May 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

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
May 2020

Readable Rx labels: Clear but not compelling

That's what researchers hypothosized in a recent study that assessed the impact of Target pharmacies' easier-to-read labeling, introduced in 2005, on adherence to chronic medications.
May 2020

Baloney, bushes and the bird in hand

And for our purposes, we already knew how to prevent 80% of all premature deaths and the chronic diseases propagating them by modifying just 3 things: what we do each day ... We have not eliminated 80% of chronic disease, or all but eradicated obesity.
May 2020

Put patients in the driver's seat to steer toward better health

Engaging patients in managing their own chronic diseases can be the key to helping them achieve their goals and improve outcomes. ... Chicago internist Doriane Miller, MD, (left) works to engage patients as the primary caregivers for their own chronic
February 2008

Sat-fat bait and switch

There is some evidence that butter, per se, may increase the risk for some chronic diseases but not others. ... foods in sensible and time-honored combinations, are associated with longevity, vitality, and the avoidance of all chronic diseases.
May 2020

Was granny sent home from the hospital too soon?

I counsel families that when we are sending their relative home, particularly when they suffer from chronic diseases or other incurable conditions, that we do so based on what I and
May 2020

Genes, germs and girth

Consider that behaviors we control directly, as opposed to microbial colonies we may not, explain 80 percent of the variation in the risk for all major chronic diseases. ... The fixable causes of obesity and chronic disease are on prominent display, all
May 2020

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