I have kept some of my books from medical school displayed on the shelf, including suggested contemplative readings meant to tenderly inculcate students with a sense of compassion. Like so many fledglings, we soar off into our chosen paths. Many new realities and considerations take hold. I shall refer to these as the “business, logistics and politics” of medicine. How can we ensure that we are adhering to the standards of ...

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It is estimated that over 20 million Americans have neuropathy.  Many people don’t know that prior to the advent of the obesity pandemic and the associated rising rates of diabetes, leprosy was the most common cause of neuropathy worldwide.  Although it is now widely recognized that diabetes is the most common cause of neuropathy, for up to 30% of patients the cause of their neuropathy remains unknown.  These cases are ...

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