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Letters to the Editor Readers respond with challenges to the need for Maintenance of Certification, debate on the value of accountable care organizations and electronic health records, ... Dr. Baron's predecessor at ABIM,
September 2013

Disorder or disease? Semantics of obesity

To the Editor: The article “Understand Obesity before Treating It” in the June 2021 ACP Internist concludes with the statement, “Obesity is a chronic disease, which requires lifelong treatment.” I wish ... This would push public policy measures
October 2021

Physician sounds alarm about possible Open Payments errors

After this 45-day period, physicians must go directly to the individual drug companies to rectify any false information.). ... I wanted to relay this story to alert other physicians to check out the website.
May 2018

New insulin questioned; carbon emission price proposed Readers address insulin dosing and propose going further on climate change. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens' Climate
September 2016

Letter to the Editor

an overlooked disease,” ACP Internist, April 2011] neglected to point out until late in the piece the easiest and least expensive way to diagnose it—examine the patient. ... As a matter of fact, if the patient has good-quality pedal pulses it is
May 2011

Recording patient visits questioned

Given our propensity to share personal information, I shudder to think of where the details of the clinical encounter might end up. ... While this notion may have obvious appeal to the generation raised on social media, it speaks volumes to the rest of us
June 2018

More on the ‘P word’ A reader responds to a recent column on the term “primary care provider.”. ... Our focus has shifted to typing and clicking instead of the eye contact fundamental for connecting with our patients.
January 2020

Specialization in medical education A letter to the editor addresses the primary care shortage in medical education. ... Failing to recognize the above realities is going to leave many smaller training programs in real jeopardy of no
July 2017

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