The impact of chronic disease and the inequitable burden of COVID-19 must be addressed as the U.S. moves into a new pandemic phase, two experts contend.
Managing Alzheimer’s as chronic disease will require clinician, patient education, docs say
May 03, 2022
Most primary care physicians foresee a time when dementia is managed as a chronic disease, new surveys from Quest Diagnostics have found.
Pharmacists poised to continue transition into direct care roles, survey finds
Jan 25, 2022
Pharmacists will continue to move into central roles in healthcare, including chronic disease management in the adult patient population, the authors say.
Next COVID-19 wave may be chronic lung disease, study suggests
Jan 06, 2022
Even mild COVID-19 may adversely affect the lungs, as found in a sample of relatively healthy individuals from the general population, investigators report.
State variation in chronic opioid use drops by a third among nursing home residents: study
Jun 04, 2021
Changes in state-level variation may reflect the response to national guidelines and federal policies on opioid use, investigators say.
‘Not necessarily benign’: Geriatricians address safety as seniors turn to CBD for chronic conditions
Apr 29, 2021
Seniors increasingly are using cannabidiol, or CBD, to help manage a variety of chronic disease symptoms. A new paper from the Gerontological Society of America tackles key questions about safety and side...