One in two Americans is suffering from diabesity, and most of them don’t even know it. Why? Because most doctors are not trained to treat the single biggest chronic disease in America. The good news? Diabesity can be prevented, treated and reversed. Dr. Mark Hyman explains how.
Everyone's talking about universal coverage, single-payer plans, and other well-intended solutions to America's healthcare access dilemma, but we're missing the real question: What's the point of giving more people access to a system that is likely to make them sicker?
Once perceived as the domain of medical experts tasked with keeping our symptoms at bay, the realm of personal healthcare has expanded. It now includes broader definitions, more integrated, preventive approaches — and, perhaps most important, us.