Patrick Chatfield

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Patrick Chatfield is a digital editor at HealthCentral.com. He’s the assigning editor for Heart Health, Diabetes, Obesity, Respiratory Health, and Infectious Diseases. He also assists with social media, medical review, and site updates. He’s interested in all things related to science, technology, history, and public health.

Conditions Covered:Heart Health, Diabetes, Obesity, Lung & Respiratory, Infectious Diseases

Latest by Patrick Chatfield

Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

What Are Fortified Foods?

Government regulations require nutrients be added to some staple foods, but does it really work?

Myths about Drug and Alcohol Addiction

How to know what’s normal social behavior and when you might need help.