Kathleen D. Hoffman

Kathleen D. Hoffman


Healthcare Consumer Engagement, Healthcare Content Writer, SocialMedia, Blogging, Marketing, Health Communication, Health Literacy, Social Science Researcher

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The sicker a person w/ chronic fatigue syndrome the more cytokines (proteins associated w/inflammation)

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To get an accurate bloodpressure reading, you should not be lying down on an exam table...you should sit in a chair with your back supported

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Seven to twelve days after you receive a dose of chemotherapy, your body’s white blood cell count drops significantly. What is neutropenia?

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People who use Inspire are actively looking for and finding clinical trials. Their participation is 15% compared to ACS figure of less than 5%

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New research indicates remission of type2diabetes is possible w/diet T2D

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Vitamins K, B1, B2 and B12 are vitamins that bacteria in the colon produce through fermentation in the colon.

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What's next in patient-focused drug development PFDD guidance? At "Patients as Partners 2019," FDA's presentation touched on adding patient insights to COA's, MAPP, SOPP and more.

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There are 2 parts of the adrenal gland--the outer called the cortex and the T inner part of the adrenal gland called the medulla. Each produces different hormones

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Speaking up is not easy in the healthcare setting. Here is your chance to share your story about speaking up as a caregiver or a patient.

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Accidental copying errors occur in the billions of cell divisions that happen every day. The BRCA1 gene provides instructions for BRCA1 protein. The BRCA1 protein is part of the process of repairing breaks and accidental copying errors that occur in DNA.

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Most people feel like hiding when faced with statistics: Here's an explanation of #incidence  that may help!

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Most people feel like hiding when faced with statistics: Here's an explanation of #incidence  that may help!

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A recent study conducted in Germany assessed acute and post traumatic stress disorders in women diagnosed with breast cancer before treatment, after treatment and one year after diagnosis. 82% of the women had symptoms of PTSD cancer

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