Can Patients and Physicians Thrive in the 21st Century?
Scott M Gee, MD; Rachelle Mirkin, MPH
Winter 2005 - Volume 9 Number 1
As the 21st Century unfolds, although great progress has been made in the diagnosis and treatment of many medical conditions, many key national health indicators demonstrate dramatic worsening in the health status of Americans. An epidemic of obesity and Type 2 diabetes are sweeping the nation at an alarming rate. Depression and stress continue to be prevalent, yet are often left undiagnosed.