Improving Patient Care

When you tell some patients they have prediabetes, they may not feel that it rises to the top of their priority list. But by reframing the discussion around your patient’s goals, you can help them learn how to stop prediabetes from developing into type 2 diabetes.

Why some patients don’t take prediabetes seriously

When you tell some patients they have prediabetes, they may not feel that it rises to the top of their priority list. But by reframing the discussion around your patient’s goals, you can help them learn how to stop prediabetes from developing into type 2 diabetes.

3 steps to achieve BP control in your patients

Over 100 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure and less than half have it under control. Follow these three key steps to help prevent heart attacks, heart failure, strokes, kidney failure and more.

More than 800 practices recognized for BP-control efforts

Don’t fall for these 3 myths about AI, machine learning

“What should I eat, Doc?” 4 nutrition CME courses help you answer

The October issue of AMA Journal of Ethics® examines a complex array of food-system ethical issues and their impact on health and nutrition outcomes. This issue also examines the nature and scope of the obligations to address these ethical issues for physicians, organizations, industries and governments. 

Examining the ethics of what’s on your patients’ dinner table

Caring for child refugees: 4 things you need to know

9 CME activities to help you improve chronic disease management

7 steps to get prediabetic patients the preventive help they need

How to refer a patient with opioid-use disorder to a specialist

5 reasons to read the surgeon general’s opioid epidemic report

Not enough women are included in medical research. And while progress has been made, there are still challenges to fully recognizing both sex and gender factors that contribute to our knowledge of health and diseases. Two experts on the problem lay out how gender bias affects research and how to overcome it.

There’s gender bias in medical research. Here are 3 keys to fix it.