Improving Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Through Diet & Lifestyle

Per AboutGERD.org, “Proper treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) always begins with a visit to a healthcare professional to obtain an accurate diagnosis. It is important to recognize that chronic reflux does not get better on its own. Over-the-counter remedies may provide short-term symptom relief, but can mask an underlying disease if used long-term.

Let’s outline some ways GERD can be managed with diet along with treatment from your doctor.

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Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Before I attempt to explain population health, It is a good idea to explain the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) framework around it. Simply put, PCMH is a model in which primary care is organized and delivered. It is an active evolution of the primary care physician (PCP) practice. Below are the five main components to PCMH.

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Hi, I’m Nurse David

Nurse David here. I have decided to move on from my previous blog, There is Another Way to Live.

Although one of the major themes here will be alternative mindsets, TIAWTL was meant to be a collaborative effort that after almost a year didn’t come to fruition.

Through, Nurse David (a working title) I will chronicle my adventure into population heath nursing and all the other interests I have to balance work and life. In no particular order, some of those interests are flower gardening, soccer, music/concerts, shoes, and deviating from any societal norm that doesn’t lead to personal fulfillment.

-Nurse David