Category: Silver Book (Page 7)

July 11, 2008

Data on Chronic Disease Helps Inform the Debate

While Senators Obama and McCain agree on few things when it comes to overhauling the American health care system, both have acknowledged the importance of a plan that addresses chronic disease—the primary driver of health care costs. 
July 1, 2008

Bone Health of Americans is in Jeopardy

At the launch of The Silver Book: Osteoporosis, Dr. Joan Lappe presented on the human burden of osteoporosis and the need…
July 1, 2008

The Value of Innovation in Osteoporosis

At the launch of The Silver Book: Osteoporosis, Rachael Fleurence, PhD, presented on the current economic burden of osteoporosis and…
April 14, 2008

Is Diabetes Threatening our Economy

A recent report from the American Diabetes Association confirmed that in addition to being a major public health threat, the increasing cost of diabetes is threatening the health of our economy.
March 26, 2008

Spending or Investing? — The Silver Book & Innovation

With the presidential election looming and the state of our economy in question, it’s not surprising that health care spending continues to be a hot topic.
October 1, 2007

Future Perspectives on Diabetes: What can we do for seniors?

,At the launch of The Silver Book, Dr. William Rowley of The Institute for Alternative Futures, presented on Future Perspectives of Diabetes.
October 1, 2007

The Burden of Diabetes and the Promise of Biomedical Research

At the launch of The Silver Book, Dr. John Anderson of the American Diabetes Association’s National Advocacy Committee, presented on The Burden…
September 27, 2007

Alliance Offers Online Resources for Healthy Aging and Longevity

New and Improved Website Spans Personal Health to Policy Issues
September 25, 2007

Resource Highlights Age-Related Eye Disease and Value of Innovation

The Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR), released a new volume of The Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation dedicated to age-related eye disease--The Silver Book®: Vision Loss.
September 25, 2007

The Silver Book: Vision Loss Briefing

In partnership with the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research, the Alliance for Aging Research will launch the second volume of The Silver Book: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation, an almanac of 1,000s of facts and statistics on the burden of chronic disease, and the value of innovation in reducing that burden. Speakers will discuss the burden of vision loss in the United States, as well as the current landscape of vision research.