A new publication from Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, George A. Weiss University Professor and Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, and colleagues, identifies gaps and uncovers ways to help multidisciplinary teams collaborate more effectively to yield greater health impact. Read more
Someone who binge eats consumes an objectively large amount of food while feeling a loss of control over eating. When episodes occur weekly for several months, the action moves into the realm of binge-eating disorder. So how does this type of eating affect people with Type 2 diabetes and obesity who are actively working to lose weight?
On October 17, 2017 Penn Nursing joined The Food Trust HYPE Youth Summit in supporting and engaging Philadelphia high school youth in becoming leaders for healthy change in their schools and communities.
Elderly, chronically ill people experience frequent changes in health status that require transitions among health care providers and settings. Significant attention has been focused on coordinated transitional care models that assure continuity of care, prevention of hospital readmission, avoidance of complications, and close clinical treatment and management. But specific transitional needs of obese people who need to be transferred to nursing homes for post-acute care are often overlooked.