ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Diabetes

September/October 2015 Issue
ICD-10: Major Differences for Five Common Diagnoses [Feature]

Test your knowledge of ICD-10 coding and documentation requirements for five diagnoses you're likely to encounter in family medicine.


May/June 2015 Issue
Blood Glucose Tracker [SPPACES: App Reviews]

The Blood Glucose Tracker app enables patients who have diabetes to quickly and easily track their blood glucose.


May 2004 Issue
Patient-Physician Partnering to Improve Chronic Disease Care [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains how a physician-patient agreement can help patients with chronic diseases become more involved in their care and have better outcomes.


Apr 2001 Issue
Billing Medicare for Diabetes Self-Management Training [Getting Paid]

This article explains Medicare's reimbursement rules for diabetes self-management training.


Jan 2001 Issue
13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? [Improving Patient Care]

The article completes a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article offers lessons learned from the project and explores whether the principles of quality improvement were effective.


Sep 2000 Issue
Making Diabetes Checkups More Fruitful [Improving Patient Care]

The article continues a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article explains how practices can "pre-plan" visits by making sure lab tests and other necessary services are completed prior to the patient's check-up with the family physician.


Jun 2000 Issue
Using Flow Sheets to Improve Diabetes Care [Improving Patient Care]

The article continues a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article explains how a practice can use flowcharts to keep track of and document the care of patients with diabetes.


Apr 1999 Issue
Billing Medicare for Diabetes Self-Management Training [Getting Paid]

This article will describe how to work within Medicare's regulations to receive reimbursement for training patients how to manage their diabetes.



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