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Heart Health: A Cardiovascular Prevention Choice Tool

Notes on its development Submitted by Sandra Hartasanchez Introduction Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be a leading cause of mortality and disease burden worldwide. There are several approaches to prevent CVD and new ones continue to emerge.[1] The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for primary cardiovascular (CV) prevention recommend shared decision making (SDM) … Continue reading Heart Health: A Cardiovascular Prevention Choice Tool

My life as a type I diabetic

“So what happened here,” and my doctor would point to a single blood sugar from three Thursdays ago, a 243 mg/dL at 3 am. And I wracked my brain trying to remember what happened that night. Had I changed my pump site before bed? Sometimes that causes a high afterwards. Did I eat a snack … Continue reading My life as a type I diabetic

2017 Workshop – Rochester

2017 Workshop – Rochester   Monday, October 23rd 7:30- 8:00 AM 8:00 – 9:00 AM   9:00 -9:30 AM Registration Plenary: Where have we been this year? Setting the stage for our two days together Kasey Boehmer, MPH — slides   video Coffee Break – Move to Breakout Rooms 9:30 – 10:45 AM Large Workshop: My Life, … Continue reading 2017 Workshop – Rochester

Shared Decision Making Called for by the Situation of Suffering

By Ian Hargraves, Maggie Breslin, Nassim Jafarinaimi Healthcare, like any care, is the product of what people can do and who they can be for each other in the midst of suffering. The relationship of people attending to suffering finds its most direct expression in contemporary healthcare in the relationship of patient and clinician.  The … Continue reading Shared Decision Making Called for by the Situation of Suffering

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