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Practice uses ACP survey for peer review, quality improvement

We found our complementary practitioners were much more successful in helping people sleep than our practitioners who were doing the cutting-edge chronic disease management or the more allopathic care,” said ... Mr. Dahlborg. “On the other hand, the
February 2010

Barrett's esophagus: screening guidelines are in flux over reflux

Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and is sometimes a precursor to cancer. ... Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and is sometimes a precursor to
April 2008

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

The report compares patients' actual results to where they should be if they're “at goal” in order to delay disease progression. ... Miller, who also is director of the national New Health Partnerships initiative, created to foster best practices in
April 2008

Feeding nutrition into your practice

1 risk factor for premature death, according to the report. And in primary care, the consequences of poor nutrition chronically manifest as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia. ... Kushner said. Nutrition counseling of this nature is
January 2017

System-wide changes improve diabetes care

Andrieni said. Houston Methodist is expanding its quality improvement efforts to include hypertension, lipid management, depression screening, and smoking cessation, Dr. ... She noted that the 2014 PCMH certification guidelines also emphasize the
September 2016

Elusive Sjogren's manageable—if diagnosed

It's the second most prevalent rheumatic disease after fibromyalgia; rheumatoid arthritis is third. ... In about 4% to 5% of cases, the disease eventually progresses to lymphoma.
March 2009

Consider GERD in patients with pulmonary diseases

If GERD is suspected in patients with lung disease, management is similar to that used for GERD alone. ... Gut. 2007;56:1654-64. [PMID: 17682001]. Katz PO, Gerson LB, Vela MF. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
March 2014

Long-term view for chronic pancreatitis

Kochman said. The Cleveland Clinic, through its Center for Continuing Education's Disease Management Project, published guidance on chronic pancreatitis for practicing physicians, which states that chronic alcohol abuse is the ... It's a progressive and
January 2014

Endo ‘08: new research ignites debate about best A1C goals

and 6.9% with benefits in microvascular disease and no harm seen in cardiovascular outcomes. ... Measurement of waist circumference in the clinical setting is rarely done, but it should be,” said James Rosenzweig, MD, guidelines chair and director of
September 2008

Asthma genetics paving the way for new approaches to care

It's a disease in which genetic and environmental factors combine in ways that are still poorly understood. ... Patients, clinicians, employers, and insurers would all welcome improved approaches for risk prediction, prevention and disease management.
October 2009

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