Current Drug Therapy
Weight-loss drugs are not magic pills, but they can help when used along with diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes.
Information from a previsit questionnaire lays the foundation for effective and reimbursable counseling and interventions.
Not all cancers are treated the same, and not all patients with diabetes are treated the same. The same should go for patients with obesity.
Addressing Disparities in Health Care
African American women are disproportionately affected, but equal access to care may eliminate most of the disparity.
Primary care providers play a crucial role in cancer control, including screening and follow-up.
This technology may reduce recall rates and increase cancer detection rates, but outcome studies are needed.
Once-terminal diagnoses are now chronic conditions. Survivors need a plan.
The Clinical Picture
Proposed causes include medications, hyposalivation, poor oral hygiene, smoking, and infection.
These drugs stimulate estrogen receptors in some tissues and inhibit them in others, enabling tailored treatment.
Because protection wanes by 10 years, a booster dose may be necessary but is not yet recommended.