News and Updates for Healthcare Professionals

Long-lasting medications may improve treatment satisfaction in people with opioid use disorder

NIH leaders emphasize the importance of patient voices in addiction medication development.

National Health and Aging Trends Study Research Brief

The Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care is pleased to highlight the National Health and Aging Trends Study Research Brief in our Spring 2021 Lipitz Quarterly.

NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021

On World Asthma Day, the National Institutes of Health reaffirms its commitment to research to improve the lives of people with asthma. More than 25 million people in the United States have asthma(link is external), including 5.1 million children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This chronic lung disease can reduce quality of life, contributes to considerable emotional and financial stress, and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work.

Screening for Hypertension in Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for hypertension in adults. The Task Force recommends that clinicians screen all adults for hypertension.

USPSTF Still Sour on Afib Screening, Even With Apple Watch

Task force weighs in with draft recommendations for wearables and clinic alike

News and Updates for the Patient and Family

Plan to Stay Safe, Mobile, and Independent

Do you or your friends and family have a plan to stay safe, mobile, and independent as you age? Many people make financial plans for retirement, but don’t consider how to plan for potential mobility changes.

Lower Your Risk for the Number 1 Killer of Women

The term heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease and heart attack.

Get Moving To Manage Your Diabetes

If you have diabetes, getting regular physical activity is key to helping manage your blood sugar. Read on for tips to help you get moving and keep going.

Heart disease FAQs | Beta blockers | New year, better heart health

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Sleep Affects Your Diabetes Management

Can you remember the last time you got a good night’s sleep? One where you slept for at least 7 hours and didn’t wake up a few times? If that seems like a distant memory, you’re not alone. One in three US adults isn’t getting enough sleep. Over time, too little sleep can increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. It can also make it harder to manage diabetes.