Simple lifestyle changes that work to avoid or reduce the impact of chronic diseases

As we continue the brave work of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, we also have to face our long-standing epidemic of obesity-related chronic diseases. About 133 million people in the United States are affected by these chronic conditions, and the usual suspects are: heart disease, stroke, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, mental health disorders, fatty liver disease,Continue reading “Simple lifestyle changes that work to avoid or reduce the impact of chronic diseases”

Will COVID-19 push us to tackle our chronic disease epidemic?

This post explores the possibility and hope that COVID-19 is bringing new attention to the chronic disease epidemic in the United States. The author discusses why it is imperative that our future includes collective action to end the chronic disease epidemic: the greatest health crisis of the 21st century.