Medscape: More Frequent Office Visits Lead to Faster Diabetes Control Patients with diabetes mellitus who visited their primary care physicians once every 1 to 2 weeks were more likely to achieve clinical goals than patients who visited less frequently, according to a study published in the September 26 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. ... [ Allan H. Goroll, MD said] little information is available about the nature of the visits, or what transpired that caused a change in patient behavior. "Understanding how best to deliver ... care and change patient behavior, especially in primary care settings, is going to be as important as knowing what care to prescribe," he writes (Kling, 6/26).
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