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Soda Taxes and Chronic Disease

What we eat today affects our health 10, 20, 30 years from now, but it's hard to get people to make that association, muses Dr Richard Plotzker.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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EHR, Diabetes, and Team Cohesion in Primary Care

Just implementing the EHR isn't enough to improve clinical outcomes in chronic disease management.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dupilumab, a Monoclonal Antibody for Atopic Dermatitis

Learn about a novel biological therapy for atopic eczema, dupilumab, which is on a fast-track to FDA approval. How is it clarifying our understanding of the pathogenesis of this chronic disease?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A Customizable Model for Chronic Disease Coordination

This article describes lessons learned from the CDC's Coordinated Chronic Disease Program, identifying key elements of a coordinated public health approach to chronic disease prevention and control.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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US Rankings: Adult Smoking, Sedentary Behavior Decline

Where does the nation stand in reducing chronic disease rates? The state-by-state results of the 'America's Health Rankings Annual Report' are summarized in this brief.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Exercise Prescriptions for Chronic Conditions: A How-to Guide

A new guide seeks to increase physicians' awareness about the effectiveness of different types of exercise in the treatment of specific chronic diseases.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Managing Depression a Challenge in Primary Care Settings

Primary care physicians see many patients with depression. New research finds they continue to struggle to apply the treatment strategies used for other chronic illnesses.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Can Text Messaging Improve Medication Adherence? CME/CE

: A new meta-analysis reveals that text messaging is effective in improving medication adherence for patients with chronic diseases, but these results are based on self-report.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Telemedicine Popular With the Young and Chronically Ill

Baby boomers are leading the pack in resisting change to how healthcare is delivered, but physician groups continue to push for new approaches.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Texts Can Improve Drug Adherence for Chronic Disease

However, authors cautioned that their meta-analysis relied on self-reported data and the interventions were brief. An editorial said the results are promising but will not close all the gaps.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Chronic Illness Care Transition From Pediatric to Adult

What barriers do patients with chronic illness face as they transition from pediatric to adult health care?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Coexistent Mental Health Disorders in Diabetic Patients

Diabetes is a psychologically and behaviorally demanding chronic disease, and is often accompanied by depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders. How might this impact management?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Treating High-Need People With Multiple Chronic Diseases

This systematic review looked at different models of care to determine which are most effective for people with multiple chronic conditions and high health-care use.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Ivabradine for Angina Helped Quality of Life in SIGNIFY Trial

Researchers should consider chronic disease from the patients' perspective and place equal emphasis on quality of life as on morbidity and mortality, according to observers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Hands Off That Frozen Pizza! Docs Advise Customers As They Shop

A family physician in California is giving grocery store shoppers advice about healthy eating as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Asthma: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

Asthma is a common chronic disease worldwide and affects approximately 24 million persons in the United States. It is the most common chronic disease in childhood, affecting an estimated 7 million children.  
emedicine.medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Infertility in Men Tied to Heart Disease, Chronic Conditions

Compared with men with vasectomies or receiving fertility tests, those with infertility had increased risks for heart disease, diabetes, substance abuse, liver disease, and renal disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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VTE a Chronic Illness Requiring Long-term Anticoagulation?

Two analyses support long-term anticoagulation in patients with VTE. Dr Goldhaber expects the benefits to outweigh the risks in the NOAC era.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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KeyLIME 98: #MedEd + Chronic Disease

Let me join the long list of health care apocalyptic hand-wavers… the grey tsunami is coming.  Yep. Heard that one, right?  Yet, how has the #MedEd community thoughtfully anticipated this significant patient demographic change?  With the exception of our fixation on erectile dysfunction, I have not seen targeted education interventions that address the influence of…  
icenetblog.royalcollege.ca
over 3 years ago