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  • First ADA Guidance on Diabetic Retinopathy in 15 YearsSince the ADA's last guidelines on diabetic retinopathy in 2002, advances have included widespread use of optical coherence tomography, wide-field fundus photography, and intravitreous anti-VEGF injections.

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  • Integrative medicine, alternative cancer treatment, chelation, low T...what do you need to know about the proliferation of these standalone clinics in medicine? Are they safe and effective?

Business of Medicine

  • How to Take a Break From Medicine These three doctors managed to take respites from practice without sacrificing their careers.
  • Are More Physicians Cherry-Picking Patients? As the healthcare system moves toward paying doctors on the basis of outcomes and care budgets, some physicians are thinking twice about which patients they'll accept. Is this ethical? You decide.

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