The patient, an active 49-year-old man, had an HbA1c of 8.6 after diabetes was first diagnosed. It’s now 7.6 with metformin and lifestyle measures. Is the current A1c goal adequate, or should you treat more aggressively? More »
Linagliptin achieves significant improvements in glycemic control in a pooled analysis of clinical trials. And a separate randomized trial shows that it can spare insulin and protect kidneys in patients with type 2 diabetes and severe renal insufficiency. More »
Three easy-to-obtain pieces of information followed by a systematic recording of a general practitioners' prognostic judgment provide a simple, generic assessment of older patients presenting with musculoskeletal problems.
Despite negative results in a recent major trial, cardiologists are finding reasons to reconsider niacin's potential for cardiovascular prevention in reducing LDLs and triglcyerides and increasing HDLs.
Single-incision laparoscopic colectomy appears to have advantages over the standard laparasopic technique for patients with diverticular disease, and in the right hands even complicated cases can benefit from minimally invasive surgery.
Five Steps to Improving Patient Access Judy Capko, May 21, 2013 Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.