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Holiday Spirit medical cartoon

Keep the Holiday Spirit in Your Heart

“Keep the Holiday Spirit in your heart all year long. It will leave less room for cholesterol!”            

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Should patients bail out when their doctor is burned out? | Feature

Google “physician burnout epidemic,” and you will find quite a few articles and blog posts on the subject. By all accounts, physician burnout is getting worse. Causes

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Mortality Risk Up for Hospital Patients With Hypoglycemia | Feature

Hypoglycemia, either with insulin or spontaneous, linked to increased short- and long-term mortality

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gavel-stethoscope-malpractice-error

Understanding damages in a medical malpractice case | Feature

There are four requirements for a medical malpractice action: duty, departure, proximate cause and damages. The first arises from the doctor-patient relationship and the second and third address

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Ultra-long acting pill releases daily doses of medicine for a month | Feature

Imagine swallowing a pill today that continues releasing the daily dose of a medicine you need for the next week, month or even longer. Investigators from Brigham

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Toward a hand-held ‘breathalyzer’ for diagnosing diabetes | Feature

For several years, scientists have been working toward “breathalyzers” that can diagnose various diseases without painful pinpricks, needles or other unpleasant methods. Now, one team has developed

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Why Some Thin People Still Have Diabetes Risk? Answering the Riddle | Feature

For years, scientists have known that someone who is thin could still end up with diabetes. Yet an obese person may be surprisingly healthy. Now, new research

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CME: Making the Case for Increasing DSME/S Use | Feature

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME/S) is critical to improving ongoing care for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new position statement provides the evidence and strategies for providing DSME/S when managing adults with the disease.

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E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

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Diabetes Prevalence & Trends: An Update | Feature

This Physician’s Weekly feature updating the prevalence of diabetes and associated trends was completed in cooperation with the experts at the American Diabetes Association. According to recent

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Lipid Control: The Impact of Financial Incentives | Feature

Despite the well-documented benefits of statins to lower LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) and help reduce cardiovascular-related mortality, research suggests that physicians underprescribe these drugs. Other data indicate that

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Cholesterol-Cartoon

Bad Cholesterol | Feature

“Your good cholesterol is fine, but your bad cholesterol is plotting to hack into your computer, empty your bank account, and steal your wife.”      

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Spare-Tire-Cartoon

“Spare Tire” | Feature

“You need to diet. You’re getting love handles on your spare tire.”              

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Adult Vaccinations: Quick Facts on Special Populations | Feature

Rates of recommended vaccination for adults in the United States are low: less than one quarter of those who should receive vaccination against hepatitis B or herpes

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Certain LDL-C-lowering genetic variants associated with higher risk of type 2 diabetes | Feature

n a study appearing in the October 4 issue of JAMA, Luca A. Lotta, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Cambridge, U.K., and colleagues examined the associations

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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MakingCase-IncreasingDSME-Feature

Making the Case for Increasing DSME/S Use | Feature

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME/S) is critical to improving ongoing care for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new position statement provides the evidence and strategies for providing DSME/S when managing adults with the disease.

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PreventCVD-Diabetes-Feature

CME: An Update on Preventing CVD in Diabetes | Feature

Diabetes is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the most common cause of death among adults with diabetes. “This relationship underscores the need

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CME – Smoking & PAD: Assessing the Costs | Feature

Tobacco use among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) substantially increases the short-term annual risk for PAD-related hospitalizations due to heart and vascular events, with significantly greater costs. Immediate provision of tobacco cessation programs would most likely be cost effective.

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Physician Debt & Compensation: Where Does Your Specialty Fall? | Feature

Who is still paying off student loans? Who has suffered loss due to practice issues? Here are the highlights from Medscape’s Physician Debt and Net Worth Report

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