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July 5, 2011


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 News from APMA

S. 1309 — Physician Recognition Bill introduced in Senate
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On June 30, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, formally introduced Senate bill S. 1309, the Equity and Access for Podiatric Physicians Under Medicaid Act. More

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 Health Care in the News


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New guidelines for exercise in type 2 diabetes
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New guidelines stress the crucial role that physical activity plays in the management of Type 2 diabetes: Physicians should prescribe exercise. They replace recommendations made in the American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand, "Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes," issued in 2000. More

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Podiatrist in New York City helps patients grasp importance of podiatric health issues
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Leading podiatrist in New York City, Dr. Kenneth Meisler, generates new educational resources for enhanced patient knowledge via the practice's website. Patients can now visit the practice's website to access the patient education library, full of an array of podiatric health care information. The patient education library was created to further engage and inform patients on various podiatric procedures and treatments. More

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Local doctor named president of Texas Podiatric Medical Association
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The Texas Podiatric Medical Association has elected Damien M. Dauphinee, DPM, as president of the association for 2011-12. Dauphinee practices in Denton in a group practice of three podiatric foot and ankle surgeons. He has been practicing in Denton County for 12 years and focuses his practice on peripheral nerve surgery and diabetic limb salvage. More

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Clinical Conference Lectures Feature New Faculty + Advanced Techniques

Visit the website and preview what's in store--"Insertional Calcific Achilles Tendinosis" with Jeffrey Ross, DPM, MD, and "The Lapidus Bunionectomy" with Stephen Schroeder, DPM, and so much more!!
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Port St. Lucie, Fla., podiatrist recognized at National Jefferson Awards ceremonies
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Dr. Andrew D'Errico, a Port St. Lucie, Fla., podiatrist who has helped many people beyond his medical practice, was honored this week at the 2011 National Jefferson Awards for Public Service ceremonies in Washington, D.C. More

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Toenail fungus drug moves forward on new analysis
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A new analysis of old clinical trial data showed that Apricus Biosciences' experimental drug MycoVa cured toenail fungus in 20 percent of patients with mild and moderate forms of the infection, the San Diego company said recently. More



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Comfort and style the biggest selling point of new shoe shop
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Christi Engle believes comfortable shoes can be beautiful shoes, and if the enthusiastic response to her new business is any indication, San Angelo women agree. Engle is a pedorithist, which means she is certifiably knowledgeable about the dynamics of the foot and able to address problems with a shoe's fit. More

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