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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jennifer Burke(301) 801-9847Jennifer.Burke@fightchronicdisease.orgEncouraging Decline in Rate of Diabetes Diagnosis in U.S. Calls for Continued Efforts in Fight Against Chronic...
PFCD chief patient advocate Larry Hausner writes in The Buffalo News about candidates need to start talking about the real challenge in our health care system: chronic disease. He writes, “Winning the fight against...
Science and technology continue to bring about incredible advances in health care. These advances not only help improve the lives of patients, but that in turn has a great impact on society. PFCD Chairman Ken Thorpe...
PFCD Chairman Ken Thorpe is out with a new piece in The Huffington Post noting the value exercise has on employees, employers, and our health care economy as a whole. Ken writes, “As forward-thinking employers turn...
With 86 cents of every health care dollar being spent on chronic disease, to see the continued rise in obesity rates should be a call to action for all Americans and the politicians who lead them. The New York Times...
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Blood pressure is the force of our blood being pushed against the artery walls when our heart beats. However, when the heart must exert more force to pump blood through the arteries, high blood pressure, or hypertension...
A great resource on the effects of diabetes on the body from Healthline.After you eat or drink, your body breaks down the sugars in your blood and turns it into glucose. The glucose travels through your bloodstream and...