Diabetes self-management education is cost-efficient and can improve A1c levels “far greater” than the effect required to approve a new drug for the disease. Smartphones, health coaches and educators are part of the new paradigm to help patients.
Migraines are a seemingly simple complaint for patients, but a diagnostic challenge for internists, who have to sort through the symptoms and potential causes. Sometimes, the treatment regimens are just as complex as the condition itself.
Three patients' stories remind a physician why he chose to become a doctor, and of the rewards and responsibilities that accompany that.
An internal medicine resident reflects on his recent graduation, a cross-country move and the new responsibilities he now carries.
Now that health care reform is established at a national level, the battle moves to the states that choose to accept or reject establishment of health care exchanges and federal funding for Medicaid.
It's hard for a physician to ‘unlearn’ everything about prescribing antibiotics, but doctors are taking the new lessons to heart in order to stave off antibiotic resistance.
Although the transition to ICD-10 is 15 months away, physicians planning for the conversion should have already passed important milestones. Here's how to ensure a smooth conversion.
A 55-year-old woman is seen in follow-up for a mildly pruritic eruption on and surrounding her right nipple, which developed about 5 months ago. She has no family history of eczema or psoriasis, and she is otherwise healthy. What is the most likely diagnosis?.
Two nominees seek election for the Board of Governors, with results of an online vote to be announced mid-October.