Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

Results 81 - 90 of about 152 for "Chronic Diseases".

What's great about U.S. health care?

A lot of the endemic chronic diseases in society are ironically a consequence of the wealth of the country, such as overeating and lack of exercise (everyone has a car, so
October 2019

Excessive consults stem from lack of time for primary care

The pressure to see patients every 15 minutes does not leave much time to work complex diagnoses or manage chronic diseases. ... Further, patients often have multiple problems or chronic diseases, and so are often referred to multiple consultants, a
October 2009

The attending physician's job as role model

3. We must model comfort. We cannot cure many chronic diseases.
October 2019

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
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Western diet linked to less than ideal health in old age

Diet was assessed at baseline from 1991 to 1993. Mortality, chronic diseases and functioning were followed to derive 5 outcomes: ideal aging free of chronic conditions and with high performance in ... actually might improve the possibility of achieving
October 2019

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.
October 2019

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
October 2019

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
October 2019

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
October 2019

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