Chronic Conditions

How stress can cause weight gain in women

Researchers found stressful events can be linked to obesity, which is associated with several chronic illnesses. 

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ADA releases 2018 diabetes care guidelines

Many of the new care recommendations involve adults with hypertension or cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes.

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Disability linked to heart health

Researchers explored the connection between disability and the American Heart Association's guidelines for cardiovascular health in older Latin Americans.

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Chronic disease communication lacking

A majority of seniors have multiple chronic conditions—and a majority of Medicare plan members say plans don’t help proactively manage them, a new survey finds.  

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New pharmacy approaches to diabetes management

Pharmacists are adopting adherence programs, collaborating with the clinical care team and reviewing new industry guidelines to maintain blood sugar levels and keep comorbidities in check.

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CDC: Diabetes rates on the rise

Why the next big chronic disease challenge for skilled nursing facilities could be diabetes.

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Roche acquires mySugr in diabetes management deal

The two companies have been partners since 2014, and are now combining their efforts in diabetes disease management.

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American Heart Association and home care startup partner for heart and stroke care

A startup home care company, Honor, is joining forces with the American Heart Association to bring front-line research and protocols to patients at home.

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Calif. health plan tackles senior isolation

Loneliness and isolation affect almost half of adults over age 65, yet few clinical programs address them head on as medical factors that affect treatment outcomes.

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Parkinson’s disease awareness month shows unshakeable spirit

The American Parkinson Disease Association kicks off a new campaign to highlight the spirit and stories of those with Parkinson's disease to raise awareness of the illness.

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