An ever-changing knowledge base without clear consensus makes diabetes management especially challenging.
A physician relates how online communication with patients has streamlined his health care delivery and even provided a trickle of revenue.
One challenge of treating cancer is preventing, diagnosing, and treating heart failure in at-risk patients, and figuring out which patients would benefit from intervention.
In our conference coverage section in this issue, Stacey Butterfield provides updates from the American Academy of Family Physicians' annual meeting, held in Philadelphia this past October.
This month's Conference Coverage section brings you news from the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting, held earlier this year in Philadelphia.
Also in this issue, our conference coverage from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene details the state of malaria prophylaxis and looks at why trichomoniasis remains underdiagnosed and undertreated
Unwarranted testing and use of resources make up the biggest chunk of unnecessary health care costs, estimated at between $250 and $325 billion per year, and include such items as folic acid tests for patients with altered mental status, creatine
Clarifying its scope would help the profession move forward, according to speakers at a recent conference.
Wrap-up coverage of ACP's annual meeting covers how to make opiates safer and more efficient, how to address the sensitive topics of sexual history and an inability to drive, ... There's also bonus conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2012 offering
A neglected disease of poverty gets little attention, yet it's more common than better-known diseases and has serious consequences. Fortunately, once diagnosed, the treatment is simple and inexpensive.