News tagged with health care management

Weight counseling declining among primary care doctors

(HealthDay)—From 1995-1996 to 2007-2008, the rate of weight counseling provided by primary care physicians (PCPs) decreased significantly, even for those patients with obesity and weight-related comorbidities ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Diabetics with cancer dangerously ignore blood sugar

When people with Type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with cancer—a disease for which they are at higher risk—they ignore their diabetes care to focus on cancer treatment, according to new Northwestern Medicine® research. But ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Pain management varies among palliative care centers

(HealthDay)—The management of pain outcomes for terminally ill cancer patients varies widely between inpatient palliative care centers and is affected by organizational factors such as human resources adequacy, ...

Nov 05, 2012
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Individualized care best for lymphedema patients: scientist

Millions of American cancer survivors experience chronic discomfort as a result of lymphedema, a common side effect of surgery and radiation therapy in which affected areas swell due to protein-rich fluid buildup. After reviewing ...

Aug 10, 2012
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