Patients as Experts

BMJ Open published an article in 2013 that explores treating patients who live with chronic conditions: in this case, focusing on T1D in particular. Sparknotes version: Patients with long-term conditions can (and do) find themselves battling the Dr’s ego in the consulting room.

Marriage = longer life

Couple of articles I found recently, prompted by a video by Medlife Crisis: Marital Status and Outcomes in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease (JAHA) Marital status is independently associated with cardiovascular outcomes in patients with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease, with higher mortality in the unmarried population.