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A Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Didn’t Stop Me Imagining an Awesome Future

Chelsea Gelbart - 2/20/2021 - 1

Determination & continuous glucose monitoring helped Chelsea keep on climbing mountains & dreaming big long after a type 1 diabetes diagnosis

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Why We Need to Unlock the Full Potential of Primary Care

William H. Bestermann MD and Patricia Salber MD, MBA - 7/19/2020 - 5

There are powerful reasons to move to a value-based primary care system. Highly effective Primary Care 3.0 is an indispensable piece of that effort.

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Do You Know the 3 Main Causes of Blindness in the U.S.?

Andrea Tooley, MD - 1/14/2020 - 1

Many people think vision loss is just a normal part of aging but it doesn’t have to be. There are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of blindness.

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Teens and the Challenge of Living with Chronic Illness

Elaine Francis, RGN - 6/24/2019 - 0

What are the barriers to managing chronic conditions for teenagers and how can their parents, families, and caregivers help.

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5 Ways Biking Can Boost Your Health

Ruaan Nel - 6/22/2019 - 9

There are certain benefits of riding a bike that driving a car could never live up to. Here are 5 reasons to hang up your car keys.

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How to Make Managing Diabetes a Good Habit

Andy Miller - 2/16/2019 - 1

Although there is no cure for diabetes, there are new tools available to help make managing diabetes a good habit.

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Is There Really a Way to Reverse Diabetes?

William H. Bestermann, Jr., MD - 1/14/2019 - 3

High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.

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The Powerful Benefits of Digital Self-Efficacy Support

Neal Kaufman MD, MPH - 9/5/2018 - 0

Research shows that Canary Health’s Digital Self-Efficacy Support program, Better Choices, Better Health, improves lives and reduces costs.

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Preventing Amputations: Saving Lives and Limbs

Brian Kolski, MD - 6/3/2018 - 0

Patients with peripheral artery disease and chronic limb ischemia who are at risk for limb amputation should see a vascular interventional specialist prior to any surgical amputation because some limbs can be saved or the amputated area reduced by revascularization.

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Is the Future of American Healthcare Digital?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 5/21/2018 - 0

The transformation of U.S. healthcare revolves around that marvelous little computer in our pockets: the smartphone. Add in sensors, analytics, AI, the IoT, & telemedicine & you can see how we can create a healthcare system that is at once more personalized, people-centric, & efficient than our current model of care.

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Musings on Medicine at a Chinese Buffet

Stephanie Van - 3/23/2018 - 7

As I follow my parents into our favorite Chinese restaurant and all-you-can-eat buffet, I marvel not at the quantity and variety of Asian cuisine but rather at the peculiarity of an education in medical anatomy.

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