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The continuing epidemics of obesity and diabetes in the United States.
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The prevalence of obesity and diabetes continues to increase among US adults, and interventions are needed to improve physical activity and diet in communities nationwide. Expand
The spread of the obesity epidemic in the United States, 1991-1998.
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Obesity continues to increase rapidly in the United States, and strategies and programs for weight maintenance as well as weight reduction must become a higher public health priority. Expand
Towards a common definition of global health
This commentary makes the argument for the necessity of a common definition of global health.
Emergence of chronic non-communicable diseases in China
TLDR
Emergence of chronic diseases presents special challenges for China's ongoing reform of health care, given the large numbers who require curative treatment and the narrow window of opportunity for timely prevention of disease. Expand
Health literacy among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization.
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Elderly managed care enrollees may not have the literacy skills necessary to function adequately in the health care environment, and low health literacy may impair elderly patients' understanding of health messages and limit their ability to care for their medical problems. Expand
Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases
The top 20 policy and research priorities for conditions such as diabetes, stroke and heart disease.
Women and smoking: a report of the Surgeon General.
Rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injury.
TLDR
This statement provides state-of-the-art information regarding effective rehabilitation measures for persons who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and presents the conclusions and recommendations of the consensus panel regarding these issues. Expand
Nurse Case Management To Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients in a Health Maintenance Organization
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A 12-month randomized, controlled trial compared a nurse case management model of diabetes care with usual diabetes management in a primary care setting and showed a strong association between algorithm-directed nurse interventions and improved glycemic control. Expand
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