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Medical Foods

Aug 01/GHLF Staff / Nutrition

The term “medical food” can be confusing. It is not “food” in the traditional sense. Rather, medical foods are prescription medicines created from food-based, natural molecules. They deliver highly purified, pharmaceutical-grade ingredients to the body to help restore its own balance and normal metabolic processes. Medical foods must have proven effectiveness and contain only ingredients […]

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Drug shows promising signs for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Jul 20/GHLF Staff / Osteoporosis

Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who took romosozumab for a year experienced “rapid and large reductions” in risk of fracturing vertebrae.

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Copay Cards Can Reduce Financial Burden of healthcare

Jul 19/GHLF Staff / Insurance

GHLF recently worked with the University of Michigan’s Center for Value Based Insurance Design (V-BID) on a report about Copayment Assistance Programs.

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High Cholesterol

Jul 17/GHLF Staff / Articles Medical Conditions

Cholesterol, a waxy fat-like substance in your blood that is made by the liver, is essential to help your body build healthy cells. Too much cholesterol, however, can be dangerous and can increase your risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. In fact, high cholesterol is one […]

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High costs of migraine comorbidities

Jul 17/GHLF Staff / Migraine

  Chronic migraines (CM), whose external imperceptibility can lead to stigmatization, are characterized by headaches at least 15 days each month. That means “people with chronic migraine have a migraine or headache more often than not,” notes the nonprofit American Migraine Foundation. Studies have demonstrated that migraine patients have lower quality of life and professional […]

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