We do all we can to help patients do all they can to manage their diabetes. We all need to be able to trust the supply chain, from start to finish.
Melissa Young, MD
Insulin pump/sensor combos, continuous glucose sensors . . . a wrap-up of these and other advances in endocrinology in 2017, plus some caveats for the future.
You can attempt to renegotiate. Sometimes it works . . . but sometimes it doesn’t.
Was this pharmacist out of bounds? You make the call.
The words we use as clinicians to describe illness to our patients should be precise, the meaning unequivocal. Our blogger shares a case in point.
Over the past few years, there has been much discussion about needed changes in how internists maintain their ABIM certification.
When someone in the hospital needs to see a specialist, particularly a specialty where there are so few of us, I don’t understand how one can just refuse.
I believe it is the human aspect of my job that keeps me from flinging my laptop against the wall every day.
How do you manage a patient’s insistence on an unnecessary test or drug? Is patient satisfaction a factor?
In a world where insurance plans constantly change, it is important to remind patients that they need to understand their policies.