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
The 2018 Sayre Health Fair took place on April 14th at Sayre High School Field. Over 50 free community resources, carnival rides, dancing, health screenings, jazzy the clown, food and a ton of fun! Sayre Health Center is feels it’s the neighborhood family doctor’s office serving all ages- babies, children, adults, and seniors! Our nursing students attended to promote healthy living and wellness in their community.
Thank you to Sayre Health Center for coordinating, for Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services for providing mental health screening, HIV/AIDS screening from Attic Youth Center, diabetes screening from University of the Sciences.View full gallery
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.