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Tag: chronic conditions

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Preventive health care: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Sept. 8, 2021 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Have you ever heard someone say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It was Benjamin Franklin who coined this phrase in 1736 to remind the citizens […]

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COVID-19, heart disease and cancer: What is the connection?

Feb. 8, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

In the first month of 2021, COVID-19 was the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease and cancer. Except for the 1918 flu pandemic and the […]

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Innovations in health care delivery: CVS Health

Jan. 15, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

People with chronic health conditions face many challenges as they work to manage those conditions to the best of their ability. A 2018 survey of certified diabetes educators asked how […]

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Indirect medical impacts of COVID-19

Sept. 23, 2020 / By Jean Jones, CPC

I recently wrote a blog about taking my son to the emergency room in the midst of a pandemic. A comment was posted on my blog about one person’s experience […]

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The Obesity Epidemic: It’s time to stop blaming the victim

June 5, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

The proportion of overweight American adults remained consistent at about 1 in 3 since the 1960s. However, obesity rates have increased nearly three-fold from less than 15 percent in 1960 […]

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Why patient engagement matters: Coordinated care at Stanford

Aug. 1, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Alan Glaseroff developed Type I diabetes as an adult.  As a family medicine physician, he was surprised by the work involved in really understanding the condition and the best […]

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Addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease

Jan. 5, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The prevention and management of chronic health conditions will have the greatest impact on reducing healthcare costs, improving quality of life and reducing mortality.  A 2017 RAND study estimates that […]