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Stephen A. Brunton, MD
University of California, Irvine
Allan J. Wilke, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Family Medicine
Western Michigan University School of Medicine
William T. Elliott, MD, FACP
Chair, Formulary Committee,
Northern California Kaiser Permanente;
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco.
James Chan, PharmD, PhD
Pharmacy Quality and Outcomes Manager,
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida
Stan Deresinski, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Seema Gupta, MD, MSPH
Primary Care Physician,
Jeff Unger, MD
Unger Primary Care Concierge Medical Group,
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of Florida,
Gerald Roberts, MD
Senior Attending Physician
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
NS/LIJ Health Care System
New Hyde Park, NY
Internal Medicine Alert's editor, Stephen Brunton,MD, serves on the advisory board for Abbott, Amarin,Boehringer Ingelheim, Duchesnay, Janssen, Lilly,Novo Nordisk, Sunovion, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and managing editor Neill Kimball report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Authors Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP, Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, James Chan, PharmD, PhD, William T. Elliott, MD, FACP,
Louis Kuritzky, MD, is a retained consultant for AbbVie, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chelsea, Daiichi Sankyo, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, and Sanofi.
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