Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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New tool for Annual Wellness Visits

During the Annual Wellness Visit, the clinician uses the information gleaned from the Health Risk Assessment (and any other screening devices) to identify any previously undocumented chronic diseases, urgent health needs,
May 2012

Credit where credit is due

I know that, as a woman of 55 with an very active and healthy lifestyle, no chronic diseases and most importantly as a nonsmoker, I am at very low risk for
May 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
May 2020

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
May 2020

For your health, generalists have great lasting value

We also need a generalist when we have several chronic diseases, and many patients fit that description.
May 2020

This doctor's 'complex' patients aren't who you think they are

In fact, 65% of total health care expenditures are directed toward the 25% of patients with multiple chronic conditions. ... Eighty percent of Medicare spending is on patients with four or more chronic diseases.
May 2020

Elements of chronic pain are often overlooked

Pain, and I mean here chronic pain, has certain characteristics which are shared with many other chronic diseases. ... Often, medicines for chronic pain [as for other conditions] don’t work that well. •
May 2020

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study Group. Ann Intern Med. 1994;121:953-9. Ganiats TG. ... Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness: Report Guide for Clinicians.
June 2015

QD: News Every Day--How much is enough? The cost of fighting cancer

Cancer and other chronic diseases cost more than infectious diseases and even AIDS, according to a report the society will present later this week. ... While chronic diseases are 60% of all deaths globally, they receive only 3% of private and public
May 2020

Compression of disability should be everyone's health goal

How do we do that? Unfortunately, some people develop chronic diseases that we do not know how to prevent. ... However, any physician will tell you that much chronic disease develops because of lifestyle choices.
May 2020

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