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How motivational interviewing can help reach noncompliant patientsFor as long as primary care has existed, there have been patients who did not, would not, or (so they thought) could not follow doctors’ advice. But innovative physicians have been honing techniques to reach these most difficult patients.
Study: Physicians may be over-treating seniors for diabetes
Study: Physicians may be over-treating seniors for diabetesA new study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, found that physicians may be over-treating some older adult diabetic patients resulting in greater health threats from the diabetes medications prescribed to them.
New diabetes patients aren’t learning self care, study says
New diabetes patients aren’t learning self care, study saysFewer than 7% of newly diagnosed diabetes patients take part in diabetes self-management and education training.