Every health professional takes an oath to service patients. To fulfill this covenant, patient trust must be earned. Without trust, patients are unlikely to share sensitive, personal information, hindering our ability to provide optimal care. Gaining trust is influenced by many factors. What influence does attire have on patients’ perceptions of their healthcare providers?
Several studies have examined the impact of attire on patient perceptions. One study found that... Read More
The role of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is not clearly defined.1 In patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, CSII improves glycemic variability, lowers the risk of hypoglycemia, reduces hemoglobin A1C (A1C), and increases treatment satisfaction as well as quality of life when compared with multiple daily injections (MDI).2,3 However, studies in patients with T2DM have produced conflicting findings.4,5,6,7... Read More
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