Search results for "Chronic Diseases"


 
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QD: News Every Day--2 definitions may help treat Gulf War veterans with multisymptom illnesses

Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) should be used to guide research and treatment, the Institute of Medicine said. ... But a wide variation in symptoms, overlap with symptoms from other diseases and conditions, and a lack of
May 2020

New thinking about Alzheimer's diagnosis

Grabowski. Also, be aware that cognitive impairment or dementia could be an underlying cause of sudden changes in chronic disease management, said Dr. ... Tan. “One of the best things we can do as internists is to treat those risk factors through
November 2019

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
May 2020

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.
May 2020

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
May 2020

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

would be terrible for people to die or suffer from treatable or preventable diseases because they don't have the money to pay for care. ... People who aren't disabled by chronic diseases or the sequelae of epidemics tend to be better workers, invent more
May 2020

Intertwining patients in their care management

As a medical resident, John O. Moore, MD, PhD, was frustrated by the lack of opportunity to help his patients manage their chronic diseases between office visits. ... That is why there is such a disconnect between medical recommendations and actual
March 2015

Sugar, on a slippery slope

Finding effective ways to reduce ambient sugar intake is not only warranted, but rather urgent, as we confront epidemics of obesity, diabetes and associated chronic diseases. ... The root cause of most diabetes and much other chronic disease is obesity,
May 2020

Gun control and numerical nonsense

More than one million people die prematurely in the U.S. every year, and more than 80% of those premature deaths are due to chronic diseases. ... Since my day job is focused on the leading causes of death in modern society, cardiometabolic diseases, I
May 2020

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Performing a comprehensive geriatric assessment is key. "Internists tend not to ask
May 2017

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