By GINA KOLATA
Findings based on innovations gathered from 23 high-functioning primary care practices
June 05, 2013
June 03, 2013
■ New technology can create inflated expectations about what can be accomplished, but setting realistic goals can help alleviate feelings of being let down.
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , June 4, 2013
- Getting MS patients walking more. The latest is an internet behavioral intervention that has been proved to help patients with multiple sclerosis increases their daily amount of walking. A trial presented to MedPage Today showed that a simple Internet behavior intervention boosted average daily step counts from 4,000 at baseline to almost 5,500 at its close, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Patients' scores on measures of depression, anxiety, fatigue, and physical ability also improved.