Since chronic diseases are largely self-managed, the family physician must work collaboratively with each patient to individualize therapy. One key consideration in individualizing therapy is patient gender, since men and women often manifest, deal with, and manage diseases differently. This supplement highlights these gender-related differences by focusing on the management of 6 diseases in men, including benign prostatic hyperplasia, gout, diabetes, acute coronary syndrome, coronary heart disease, and dyslipidemia.
Abstract: Electrocardiograms in Low-Risk Patients Undergoing an Annual Health Examination
A Test in Context: Lipid Profile, Fasting Versus Nonfasting
Abstract: Please don't give hormone therapy a D recommendation or state that "harms far outweigh benefits for prevention of chronic disease"
Influenza update: A robust season but there's (some) good news
Abstract: Impact of the Commercialization of Three Generic Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers on Adverse Events in Quebec, Canada
- COPD in Primary Care: Key Considerations for Optimized Management
- Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients with Diabetes
- Optimal Duration of Antiplatelet Therapy Following Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Addressing Unmet Needs With Injectable Medications in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
- Using Multi-Condition Assessment to Optimize Management of Mental Health in Primary Care