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ACP hosts webinar Dec. 9 on telemedicine for chronic disease management

The free, one-hour webinar will teach internists how to choose appropriate patients and a suitable platform to optimize remote monitoring as part of chronic disease management.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/23/6.htm
23 Nov 2021

Telemedicine's time has arrived

As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/telemedicines-time-has-arrived.htm
1 Sep 2022

Food insecurity associated with less weight loss, even with intense intervention

The findings of a recent randomized trial suggest that weight loss approaches need to address both obesity and food insecurity, both of which continue to increase in the U.S.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/09/2.htm
9 Mar 2021

New thinking about Alzheimer's diagnosis

New technology and biomarkers have contributed to the detection of Alzheimer's disease, but clinicians are skeptical about the value of a diagnosis without the ability to treat the condition.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/11/new-thinking-about-alzheimers-diagnosis.htm
1 Nov 2019

Adding nicotine replacement therapy to varenicline monotherapy didn't increase smoking cessation

In a randomized trial of 1,251 adults who smoked five or more cigarettes per day, neither varenicline plus a nicotine patch nor extended-duration treatment was superior to 12 weeks of varenicline monotherapy for abstinence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/26/2.htm
26 Oct 2021

Immunization is everyone's issue

ACP convened an Advisory Group to discuss barriers to adult immunization, with the goal of identifying potential ways for ACP to address them on a population health level.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/10/immunization-is-everyones-issue.htm
1 Oct 2019

MKSAP Quiz: COPD evaluated during a routine visit

A 66-year-old man with a history of COPD is evaluated during a routine visit. He is able to walk one flight of stairs and one block before he develops dyspnea. He was last treated for two acute exacerbations of COPD within the last year, one of which required hospitalization. Following a physical exam and other tests, what patient characteristics place him at highest risk for a recurrent acute exacerbation?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/09/3.htm
9 Mar 2021

Managing medication adherence

That most nonadherent patients are willfully rejecting doctors' orders might seem shocking. But physicians have to accept it in order to encourage patients to accept their advice. Digital health tools may offer potential aids in solving matters of adherence.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/03/adherence.htm
1 Mar 2017

Model supports high-intensity surveillance after detection of colorectal adenomas

The target population was U.S. patients ages 50, 60, or 70 years with low-risk or high-risk adenomas removed after screening via colonoscopy or fecal immunochemical testing.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/24/1.htm
24 Sep 2019

Internists interacting with retail clinics

Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/02/retail-clinics.htm
1 Feb 2016

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