News and Updates for Healthcare Professionals
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.
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.
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.
Task force weighs in with draft recommendations for wearables and clinic alike
News and Updates for the Patient and Family
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.
The term heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease and heart attack.
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.
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.