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
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
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
Most U.S. states now require that women who have dense breasts on mammography be notified of that fact. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Read our story to learn more. This month's other inside feature looks at programs at several medical schools across the country that aim to improve students' understanding of what it ... Next month's issue of ACP Internist will feature a wrapup of our
ACP President Molly Cooke, MD, FACP, addresses recent criticism of the College's involvement in securing access to care. ... And our Resident's Corner discusses how young physicians must learn to balance their professional and personal sides when family
Our featured stories this month tackle 2 controversial topics. In our first story, Paula S. ... Our second story updates readers on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's latest recommendations on lung cancer screening.
Most physicians know that it's easy to recommend exercise to patients but much harder to do so in way that's taken seriously. ... Our story discusses one physician's preferred model for “prescribing” exercise, which covers specific factors like
This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of hypertensions, as well as topics specific to mean's health, electronic health records and physical rehabilitation referrals. ... For example, an EHR's copy-and-paste function may cause incorrect
of our columns struck a chord due to his and his family's medical history. ... Whether you've particularly enjoyed one of our articles or whether there's one with which you disagree, we always love to hear from you.