Obesity began a noticeable rise in the 1980s in the United States. Since then, the problem has become an epidemic; significant populations are obese in 30 countries. Despite the increased awareness, the upward trend continues. In the U.S., more than 70% of us are overweight or obese, and a large … [Read more...] about What is Making America Fat?
Do you currently see a doctor or nurse practitioner with whom you set specific health goals? Does your doctor/nurse practitioner inform you about your medications, and educate you about the conditions in which you are receiving treatment? I hope so, because that is what we are supposed to do. Not … [Read more...] about Practicing Patient-Center, Goal-Directed Care