We have a lot of work to do to identify those at risk for diabetes, reduce risk of complications, and implement standards of care for people with diabetes. Diabetes requires both medical intervention and self-management, including lifestyle modification. Here are some resources available in Johnson County and around the greater Kansas City area.
Join with leaders in the Kansas City medical community for a five-week Leadership Book Study beginning October 6. Under the facilitation and expert guidance of Sarah Hon, DO, FAAN, and Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE, participants each week will read and discuss two leadership articles from the book "HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership."
The Missouri Department of Social Services will begin accepting Medicaid applications under the expanded eligibility criteria, it was announced on Aug. 11. Medicaid expansion in Missouri finally appears to becoming a reality!
The physicians of the Kansas City Medical Society strongly encourage all people who are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine has proven to be safe and effective through clinical trials and now the experience of over 160 million Americans who have been vaccinated.
The Kansas City Medical Society has sent a letter to 17 area school districts along with local public health departments, urging schools to adopt a masking requirement for the 2021-22 school year.
On July 22, the Missouri Supreme Court overruled a lower court ruling and unanimously upheld Medicaid expansion for the State of Missouri, upholding the will of the voters from the August 2020 election, and extending needed health care coverage to 275,000 Missourians.
With a host of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines circulating, here are possible responses to popular myths you might hear from your patients, friends or family. Get the facts and be safe.
Johnson County has a robust network of organizations offering programs and resources designed to help patients as they work to adopt a more heart-healthy lifestyle. Take a look at these four local organizations and encourage your patients to connect with them to help support wellness efforts.
Speakers at the January 30 KCMS webinar physicians in attendance much useful advice about how to be more effective advocates with legislators and in their communities. Here are highlights.
Find out how to be a leader and to advocate for your patients and medicine at the KCMS webinar, "Advocating for Your Patients in 2021: How to Lead in a Time of Rapid Change." Set for Saturday, January 30, the webinar runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and is free to KCMS members, residents and students.