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DME requests pose practice problems

One pattern he's noticed in a few cases involves patients with diabetes who are already working with a DME provider and are told they might be eligible for other nondiabetic
July 2014

A brave new world of consumer gene tests

If, for example, one were to add up the markers for diabetes that have been discovered to date, they would total about 20. ... Yet these 20 predict only 5%-10% of the total heritable risk for developing type 2 diabetes, Dr.
July 2009

Patients find medical home in Pennsylvania

In adult practices, the initial focus of the collaborative was on diabetes care (pediatric practices concentrated on asthma). ... Crimm. The practices also streamlined the process of getting the routine aspects of diabetes care—vaccinations, foot exams,
April 2009

Increasing nutrition education in medicine

Diet-related diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, comprise a large portion of primary care visits in the U.S. ... Interventions included the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, the Mediterranean diet, the ketogenic
January 2020

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

For example, diabetes already is associated with obesity, and obesity is a risk factor for sleep apnea.
March 2015

New thinking about Alzheimer's diagnosis

Tan. A patient who suddenly experiences symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes or hypertension, for example, might have forgotten to take prescribed medications. ... Tan. “One of the best things we can do as internists is to treat those risk factors through
November 2019

Practice achieves NCQA's highest recognition without an EMR

Seven internists already certified through the NCQA's Diabetes Recognition Program were selected to pilot the transformation to the PCMH model. ... For example, the practice chose to document Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set guidelines
January 2011

Peer-led education requires strategy to be effective

Photo by Photodisc. In a paper in the September 2011 Diabetes Care, Dr. ... Philis-Tsimikas and her colleagues noted the success of a Project Dulce peer-led diabetes self-management program for Mexican-Americans.
October 2015

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP announces new, updated Practice Advisor modules. “Diagnosis and Initial Management of Hypertension,” “Management of Uncontrolled Hypertension,” “Managing Diabetes Mellitus,” and other ACP Practice Advisor modules are available for
September 2018

Early interventions overlooked in OA

Compared with other high-profile chronic disease targets like diabetes or hypertension, osteoarthritis has been somewhat neglected, according to a recently formed consortium that's advocating for more proactive diagnosis and ... Patients with diabetes
May 2013

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