Group Visits Can Help Patients With Chronic Disease Help Each Other
October 20, 2009

Like other complex chronic diseases, diabetes is difficult to manage effectively in one-to-one visits in the office setting, said Edward Shahady, MD.

Which Bariatric Procedure Is Right for Your Patient?
October 17, 2009

One of your patients is a 30-year-old woman whose BMI is 42. She has been treated for a compulsive eating disorder for the past 10 years, but medications and psychotherapy have not been effective.

Top 5 Courses to Attend at the AAFP Scientific Assembly
October 15, 2009

To help busy primary care clinicians sort through the many offerings at the American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly this year, the editors of Consultant have prepared a short list of courses that are sure to please.

The Patient-Centered Medical Home: What's in It for You?
October 13, 2009

Optimal care for patients, greater satisfaction for staff, reliable payment for you … it sounds as if there’s no place like the patient-centered medical home.