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Je sais pas si ça va beaucoup servir mais j'ai tellement galéré pour trouver des infos que je me dis qu'il doit bien y avoir d'autres gens dans le même cas que moi.
Donc c'est parti pour un thread SAMA/Mastocytose/MCAS/MCAD
#SAMA #mastocytosis #MCAS #MCAD #chronicdisease 1/
Déjà à la base c'est quoi SAMA/Mastocytose/MCAS/MCAD ?
SAMA = Syndrome d'activation mastocytaire. MCAS et MCAD sont les versions Anglaises sous lesquelles on trouve le plus d'infos et Mastocytose c'est le nom de la version évoluée dont j'expliquerais brièvement la différence. 2/
Mais pour les besoins du thread et être plus concise, je parlerais de SAMA tout du long. 3/
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1| "Innovation is everywhere. No matter where you look, every industry is looking at ways to do things more efficiently and be more sustainable...however, innovation is not just about the latest new digital technology. Image
2| We all know that food is integrally involved with health—thus the phrase ‘we are what we eat.’ Diet is a leading contributor to major cardiovascular disease risk factors like obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as cardiovascular disease itself.
3| The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 estimates that 8 million deaths were attributable to dietary risk factor.
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@KPcolorado knew a vaccine was coming for at least 9 months, but didn't use the time to construct systems to ensure efficient and timely vaccinations of seniors.
Seniors who use #Medicare ... so
essentially tax dollars were wasted. We will need investigations and transparency so future public health disasters are better handled. @jaredpolis put senior lives in the hands of providers that lack the capacity
and the capability for an essential task. This despite reams of research that says provider communication is key to successful health outcomes.
We knew our health system was piss-poor at managing #chronicdisease- CVD, metabolic syndrome, obesity
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I think #grief is so critical to acknowledge for those who have #chronicpain and/or #chronicdisease. It’s just not the #patient but the entire family. Sometimes inds with these conditions as well as families benefit from therapy. I think it is also of utmost 1/
that you work with therapist that understands not only #grief but #chronicillness & #chronicdisease. For me & my kids two experiences cumulatively really brought this home for us. When my kids went to the #painclinic this wasn’t acknowledged because if you did what you needed 2/
if you did the ‘work’ you could manage and control pain thus not having it impact your life. Very damaging. The second experience was a pivotal moment in the therapists office with my son. My son often talked about his concern about two issues. I kept telling him 3/
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1/3 Delaying seeking treatment can put your long-term health at risk. There are many anecdotal reports about people delaying health visits for everything from acute health issues to #ChronicDisease management.
2/3 People may worry about visiting a #healthcare provider or emergency room for treatment during #COVID19. Know that healthcare providers have precautions in place to ensure you are able to seek care safely for ALL your health concerns!
3/3 It’s vital to keep prevention visits & not delay seeking attention for health concerns during #COVID19. Early, regular attention are key to preserving health & managing acute & chronic illnesses. #MentalHealth #Stroke #Diabetes #Vaccination
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1/3 Finding a ‘new normal’ way of living with #COVID19 may be harder for people with #chronicdisease. Some face increased risk of severe #COVID19 illness and may need support to keep up #PhysicalDistancing while staying connected.
2/3 Others may be anxious about accessing the services they need to live well with #chronicdisease even as they become more available in the coming weeks. Delaying care can lead to worse health outcomes during #COVID19.
3/3 Remember, care providers including #Paramedics and #FamilyPhysicians have implemented a range of precautions to keep prevent spread of #COVID19 and ensure #PatientSafety. Contact your care provider to learn more.
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#ShelterInPlace #NonFiction #BookRecommendations !

Sharing takeaways and recs from recent reading blocks.

Who would I recommend this to?
👑 Everyone
🏆 Any interest in topic
🎖️ You often read on this topic
🍅 Nah

Michelin, not Amazon, style ratings = any non-🍅 is a good book.
Keynes Hayek by @NWapshott
Topic: 🌍💰
Layperson's history of JM Keynes' inventing #macroeconomics, and opposition by ppl who fear inflation > unemployment.

#Stimulus packages are <100y old
• They seem like magic, but aren't
• Fiscal policy goes beyond red vs blue Image
The Snowball by @aliceschroeder
Topic 💰📈
Great bio, but #Buffett's life is so consistent most ppl won't need 700 pages of it.

• "Take a simple idea, and take it very seriously"
• Learned early he loves making money, never stopped
• Wife surely made him a better human Image
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