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Practice Management Coping With Challenges When Working the Holidays

Coping With Challenges When Working the Holidays

For many physicians, working during the holiday season is simply part of the job.

Practice Management Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.

Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Confers Extra Risk for Autoimmune Diseases

Type 1 Diabetes Confers Extra Risk for Autoimmune Diseases

Type 1 diabetes predisposes children and adults to autoimmune diseases, which can impair glucose metabolism and interfere with insulin therapy.

Type 2 Diabetes Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, and its known association with many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, it is worthwhile to look at nutritional approaches to managing these chronic conditions.

Androgen and Reproductive Disorders Psychosocial Risks Associated With Central Precocious Puberty

Psychosocial Risks Associated With Central Precocious Puberty

In addition to the risk that children with CPP will not reach their adult height potential, a range of studies have noted a high risk for psychological, social, and behavioral problems in this population.

Practice Management Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

While technological breakthroughs have had positive effects in the corporate world, they have led to exacerbated physician burnout in the medical field.

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

Skin Disease and Metabolic Syndrome: Early Warning Signs of a Greater Problem

Skin disorders, particularly those with known inflammatory mechanisms, may be considered potential early markers for the development of insulin resistance leading to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Obesity Is Weight Stigma Worse Than Obesity? How to Provide More Compassionate Care

Is Weight Stigma Worse Than Obesity? How to Provide More Compassionate Care

Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that's unhealthier than ever.

Diabetes Bone-Derived Factors in the Treatment of Diabetes

Bone-Derived Factors in the Treatment of Diabetes

A growing body of research highlights the important role of bone in glucose metabolism.

Practice Management Mistaking Legal Recourse for Evidence-Based Medical Practices in Surrogacy

Mistaking Legal Recourse for Evidence-Based Medical Practices in Surrogacy

Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.

Practice Management The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.

Type 2 Diabetes Investigating the Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Type 2 Diabetes

Investigating the Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Type 2 Diabetes

Compared with the general population, patients with type 2 diabetes are at a 35% to 60% greater risk for atrial fibrillation.

Practice Management Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

The reasons for physicians' discomfort with conversations about dying are as much cultural, social, and systemic as they are personal.

Type 2 Diabetes Update on the T2D-Dementia Link: Interview With Experts

Update on the T2D-Dementia Link: Interview With Experts

Endocrinology Advisor interviewed experts to explore mechanisms, clinical implications, and research needs pertaining to the diabetes-dementia link.

Diabetes PCSK9 Inhibition: Benefits Outweigh Risks in Patients With Diabetes

PCSK9 Inhibition: Benefits Outweigh Risks in Patients With Diabetes

Statin therapy is the first line of defense against high LDL-C and the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in individuals with diabetes.

Practice Management Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

Pediatric Endocrinology "Is It Just a Phase?" What to Do When Transgender Youths Ask to Transition

"Is It Just a Phase?" What to Do When Transgender Youths Ask to Transition

In the last 5 years, many clinicians have faced tough questions about how best to serve transgender youth while doing no harm.

Practice Management Descriptive, Predictive Data at Odds in Medical Malpractice Courtroom

Descriptive, Predictive Data at Odds in Medical Malpractice Courtroom

Because they're busy looking in different directions, the principles "innocent until proven guilty" and "first, do no harm" don't always get along.

Androgen and Reproductive Disorders Reproductive Management in Multiple Sclerosis: Quick Takeaways for Your Practice

Reproductive Management in Multiple Sclerosis: Quick Takeaways for Your Practice

While it is now well-established that having MS should not limit patients' reproductive choices, this was not always the case.

Type 2 Diabetes Advisor Cost-Benefit Analysis of Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes

According to a 2016 study, the mean price of insulin increased nearly 3-fold between 2002 and 2013.

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