controlled disease

controlled disease

A general term for any condition (e.g., hypertension) in which critical parameter (e.g., blood pressure) is maintained within a target range due to active therapeutic intervention while minimising complications.
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MORE THAN HALF of the patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) had inadequately controlled disease, which was associated with a higher patient-reported disease burden compared with those who had adequately controlled disease, in a cross-sectional study of adults with AD.
For patients with moderate/severe AD, higher burdens of itch and sleeping symptoms were reported for those with inadequate disease control despite treatment with systemic immunomodulators or phototherapy versus those with controlled disease; this included more days per week with itchy skin (5.7 versus 2.7) and higher proportions with itch duration greater than half a day (22.8 versus 2.9 percent).
Yet, they still had poorly controlled disease, even in this "high-functioning clinical setting," said Dr.
Recently there have been several outbreaks in schools of this once controlled disease - which is expensive to treat and can have long term and detrimental health implications.
Patients with type 2 diabetes who accurately estimate their energy intake appear to have better controlled disease than do those who don't, said Yumi Matsushita of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
This was considered "controlled disease." Investigators reported that the Cal/BD aerosol foam had great er efficacy than the ointment and similar tolerability.
Patients with type 2 diabetes who accurately estimate their energy intake appear to have better controlled disease than do those who do not, said Yumi Matsushita of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

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