7 steps patients should follow to reduce, manage chronic disease
Conditions such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes are not inevitable. Learn about “life’s simple seven” steps patients should take to prevent chronic disease.
How your care team can master the prediabetes conversation
Awareness and timely action can prevent progression to type 2 diabetes. Know the answers to these questions to have effective patient talks about prediabetes and prevention.
Help patients monitor cholesterol to lower heart disease risk
High cholesterol strongly contributes to heart disease risk. Find out how you can help your patients monitor and lower their cholesterol levels.
A crisis in cardiovascular health: What to tell your patients
Heart disease is America’s biggest killer, and it's making a deadly comeback. Here's how you can talk to your patients about preventing heart disease.
6 lifestyle changes patients with obesity, prediabetes should make
Lifestyle changes can help patients with obesity and prediabetes. Here are some changes patients can make to reverse prediabetes.
Do your patients believe these 7 myths about salt?
Americans are consuming more than the recommended amount of sodium. To address this, physicians need to dispel seven common sodium intake myths.
How anti-obesity bias hinders patients' lifestyle change efforts
Weight bias and stigma can worsen health outcomes in patients with obesity. Here is what physicians should know.
Ditch juice box, pick up water bottle to boost prevention
New study suggests consuming 100% fruit juices raises all-cause mortality risk. More research is needed on potential harm to the body.
What to tell your patients about 8 popular weight-loss programs
Many weight-loss programs prove attractive to patients desperate to lose weight, but are often pricey, unsustainable and unbalanced. Here’s a primer on what to know when patients ask.