This year's over 6,000 attendees—physicians, medical students and allied health professionals—had more than enough to choose from to make their meeting experience a success. ... And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from
For example, MinuteClinic's list of services includes monitoring for diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension. ... Editor's Note: Dr. McLean's statements do not necessarily reflect official policies of ACP.
codes and levels of specificity, and our Practice Tips column discusses what's needed to obtain patient consent for chronic care management.
Stacey Butterfield, in this issue's story, looks at recent guidance on this topic and talks to experts about factors that could affect treatment in elderly diabetics, including patient preference, living ... Turn to our story to learn more. Palliative
It's even become more common for patients to be able to consult with their primary care physicians via e-mail or other online methods. ... In College news, ACP's President, David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP, discusses the importance of our international
Internal Medicine 2014 was held in April in Orlando, Fla., and as always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide daily updates. ... There's also advice on perioperative medication management and how to incorporate cultural competence when caring
Meanwhile, most others who aren't so sure about vitamin D's long-term effects urge caution and moderation. ... It's essential, experts say, to treat the whole person rather than just the disease.
few. Attendance this year exceeded 6,000 physicians from the U.S. and other countries. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
The first consideration in dealing with this situation, experts say, is to try to rule out other conditions that could be causing a patient's GI symptoms, including wheat allergy, celiac ... It's also key to ask patients questions about their diet to
Two frequently missed diagnosesâ”intimate partner violence and SjÃgren's syndromeâ”are the focus of this month's issue. ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.