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Managing diabetes meds more complicated in elderly patients

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
October 2014

Nonspecific symptoms may have a very specific cause

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
November 2014

Internal Medicine 2014 tackles medical errors, EHRs, and more

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
June 2014

Managing gluten sensitivity can mean managing patient expectations

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
September 2014

Portable ultrasounds offer advantages, but some experts say no

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
May 2014

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

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
February 2014

Devil can be in the details for DME requests

Further complicating matters, some DME requests come in without a patient's knowledge or the patient places a DME order without first discussing it with the physician. ... Our Conference Coverage section in this issue is from Digestive Disease Week 2014
July 2014

Cause of chronic pancreatitis can be hard to pinpoint

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
January 2014

What does a doctor look like?

If you do a Google search, that's typically what will pop up. ... Editor's Note: The Delta Air Lines flight mentioned in this story was operated by Republic Airline, a Delta Connection carrier.
April 2019

E-cigarettes are popular, but health effects are questionable

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.
March 2014

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