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Chewing the fat, again

in hyperendemic obesity and chronic disease, accompanied by massive food industry profits. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention of chronic disease, and an
May 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.
May 2020

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
May 2020

Economic pressures turn art of medicine into rote practice

all. Effective communication with patients who have chronic diseases involves more than a transfer of information from doctor to patient. ... It's a transfer of knowledge and skills that enables patients to self-manage their chronic diseases.
September 2009

Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

Severity of illness. Certain chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), when in their advanced stages, are very labile and prone to exacerbations. ... By their very nature chronic diseases
May 2020

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
May 2020

All the information is in the computer

Students are often not familiar with the patient who has five serious chronic problems but no complaints. ... Part of the problem is that many medical students get only an acute exposure to chronic diseases.
May 2020

The family dinner

Sustainability is, rightly, a consideration in dietary guidance. Climate change may now be so salient a menace to humanity that the infamous imperium of chronic diseases may need to surrender to ... combinations. A more plant-based, and less
May 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
May 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:.
May 2020

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