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Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States, putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. For children and adolescents aged 2-19 years in 2017-2018, the prevalence of obesity was 19.3% and affected about 14.4 million children and adolescents. Studies have shown that a child who is obese between the ages of...
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Written by: Abdel-Salem Abada, PharmD Candidate and Julie Earby, PharmD, BCACP  Key Points:  Social determinants of health play a large role in prevalence and management of type 2 diabetesDrivers of healthcare disparities help define and identify why certain patients may struggle with medication adherenceThese health disparities may be reduced by educating healthcare providers on how...
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Kristi Cooper has been a nurse for 22 years, with experience in labor and delivery, postpartum, special care nursery, experience as an RN circulator in the main OR, and has been a nursing instructor for 15 years. Kristi joined our Care Management team in 2020 and hit the ground running, her passion for the health...
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