Louis Kuritzky

Louis Kuritzky, MD

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-FAMILY MED CENTER AT MAIN
Business Email: kuritzky@ufl.edu

About Louis Kuritzky

Dr. Kuritzky joined the Family Medicine at Main Street clinic in 2000 as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Before this, Dr. Kuritzky received his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia where he was the President of the Alpha Chi Omega Society. Upon graduation, he worked as a physician in California and the West Indies before coming to Gainesville.

During his career, Dr. Kuritzky has given over 1,300 presentations to professional societies, hospitals, residency programs, and promotional meetings on topics including Allergy, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Immunizations, Inter-Professional Relations, Orthopedics, Public Health, Radiology, and Urology. In addition to writing 150 publications, Dr. Kuritzky has authored numerous books, reports, textbook chapters, audiocassettes, audio-CDs, videotapes, periodicals, monographs, and abstracts.

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
    American Board of Family Practice
  • Specialist in Hypertensions
    American Society of Hypertension

Publications

2021
Are residents receiving the training needed within their residency programs to optimally manage patients with diabetes?
Postgraduate medicine. 133(4):388-394 [DOI] 10.1080/00325481.2020.1857603. [PMID] 33327836.
2021
Management of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea: focus on eluxadoline.
Current medical research and opinion. 37(4):567-578 [DOI] 10.1080/03007995.2021.1888705. [PMID] 33566707.
2021
Open-Label Adhesion Performance Studies of a New Lidocaine Topical System 1.8% versus Lidocaine Patches 5% and Lidocaine Medicated Plaster 5% in Healthy Subjects.
Journal of pain research. 14:513-526 [DOI] 10.2147/JPR.S287153. [PMID] 33654425.
2021
Practical guidance on the initiation, titration, and switching of basal insulins: a narrative review for primary care.
Annals of medicine. 53(1):998-1009 [DOI] 10.1080/07853890.2021.1925148. [PMID] 34165382.
2020
Structured Blood Glucose Monitoring in Primary Care: A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach.
Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 38(5):421-428 [DOI] 10.2337/cd20-0045. [PMID] 33384467.
2019
Practical Guidance on Effective Basal Insulin Titration for Primary Care Providers.
Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 37(4):368-376 [DOI] 10.2337/cd18-0091. [PMID] 31660010.
2018
Recognition and Management of Orthostatic Hypotension in Primary Care.
The Journal of family practice. 67(8 suppl):S25-S30 [PMID] 30137050.
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2018
The Mediterranean Diet: Lost in Translation.
Current hypertension reports. 20(12) [DOI] 10.1007/s11906-018-0904-9. [PMID] 30430275.
2017
Safety and efficacy of a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist added to basal insulin therapy versus basal insulin with or without a rapid-acting insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes: results of a meta-analysis.
Postgraduate medicine. 129(4):436-445 [DOI] 10.1080/00325481.2017.1297669. [PMID] 28294702.
2017
The recommendations of a consensus panel for the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and associated supine hypertension.
Journal of neurology. 264(8):1567-1582 [DOI] 10.1007/s00415-016-8375-x. [PMID] 28050656.
2016
Answers to Clinical Questions in the Primary Care Management of People with Obesity: Practice Redesign and Reimbursement.
The Journal of family practice. 65(7 Suppl):S25-7 [PMID] 27565109.
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2015
Diagnosing and treating neurogenic orthostatic hypotension in primary care.
Postgraduate medicine. 127(7):702-15 [DOI] 10.1080/00325481.2015.1050340. [PMID] 26012731.
2015
Hot Topics in Primary Care: Individualizing Pharmacologic Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
The Journal of family practice. 64(12 Suppl):S16-21 [PMID] 26845008.
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2015
Recognizing and minimizing hypoglycemia: The need for individualized care.
Postgraduate medicine. 127(8):801-7 [DOI] 10.1080/00325481.2015.1086628. [PMID] 26359949.
2014
A patient-centered approach to managing patients with type 2 diabetes.
The American journal of medicine. 127(11):e15-e16 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.10.007. [PMID] 25447628.
2014
Safety and efficacy of dulaglutide, a once weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist, for the management of type 2 diabetes.
Postgraduate medicine. 126(6):60-72 [DOI] 10.3810/pgm.2014.10.2821. [PMID] 25414935.
2014
Sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors and their mechanism for improving glycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Postgraduate medicine. 126(6):33-48 [DOI] 10.3810/pgm.2014.10.2819. [PMID] 25414933.
2013
Improved blood pressure control in the hands of the hypertension specialist: method, magic, or something in between?
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 15(9):615-6 [DOI] 10.1111/jch.12151. [PMID] 24034652.
2012
Meeting new challenges with antiplatelet therapy in primary care.
The Journal of family practice. 61(6 Suppl):S22-8 [PMID] 22670232.
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2012
Module 4: Enhancing adherence with antihypertensives: the role of fixed-dose combinations and home blood pressure monitoring.
The Journal of family practice. 61(8 Suppl):S23-6, S35; quiz S33 [PMID] 22993739.
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2012
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of low back pain.
Journal of pain research. 5:579-90 [DOI] 10.2147/JPR.S6775. [PMID] 23271922.
2012
The role of combination therapy in type 2 diabetes in the post-ACCORD era.
Current diabetes reports. 12(3):227-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s11892-012-0276-5. [PMID] 22528598.
2012
White coat hypertension: addressing the 10 most important questions.
Current cardiology reports. 14(6):678-83 [DOI] 10.1007/s11886-012-0312-8. [PMID] 22941589.
2011
Enhanced glycemic control with combination therapy for type 2 diabetes in primary care.
Diabetes therapy : research, treatment and education of diabetes and related disorders. 2(3):162-77 [DOI] 10.1007/s13300-011-0006-z. [PMID] 22127825.
2011
Identification and management of albuminuria in the primary care setting.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 13(6):438-49 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2010.00424.x. [PMID] 21649844.
2011
The champagne of cadiovascular risk reduction.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 13(1):5-7 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2010.00390.x. [PMID] 21214714.
2011
Using the medical food flavocoxid [corrected] in managing osteoarthritis.
Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy. 25(1):49-54 [DOI] 10.3109/15360288.2010.548446. [PMID] 21426218.
2010
Gout: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and colchicine to prevent painful flares during early urate-lowering therapy.
Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy. 24(4):397-401 [DOI] 10.3109/15360288.2010.526689. [PMID] 21133750.
2010
How to obtain appropriate type 2 diabetes control in the first 180 days of treatment initiation.
Postgraduate medicine. 122(3):33-42 [DOI] 10.3810/pgm.2010.05.2140. [PMID] 20463412.
2010
Managing diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain in primary care.
The Journal of family practice. 59(5 Suppl):S15-22 [PMID] 20544053.
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2010
Managing type 2 diabetes in the primary care setting: beyond glucocentricity.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 340(2):133-43 [DOI] 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e3181d64344. [PMID] 20571352.
2009
Developments in antiplatelet therapy for acute coronary syndromes and considerations for long-term management.
Current medical research and opinion. 25(6):1477-90 [DOI] 10.1185/03007990902864590. [PMID] 19419337.
2009
Monitoring and managing urinary albumin excretion: practical advice for primary care clinicians.
Postgraduate medicine. 121(4):51-60 [DOI] 10.3810/pgm.2009.07.2031. [PMID] 19641270.
2009
Overcoming barriers to insulin replacement.
The Journal of family practice. 58(8 Suppl):S25-31 [PMID] 19679028.
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2008
Answers to the most common questions about the hepatic safety profile of duloxetine.
Postgraduate medicine. 120(2):111-8 [DOI] 10.3810/pgm.2008.07.1803. [PMID] 18654076.
2008
Current management of acute musculoskeletal pain in the ambulatory care setting.
American journal of therapeutics. 15 Suppl 10:S7-11 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0b013e31818bed43. [PMID] 19127130.
2008
Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Acute Pain. Panel discussion.
American journal of therapeutics. 15 Suppl 10:S24-7 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0b013e31818be683. [PMID] 19127126.
2007
A practical approach for implementation of a basal-prandial insulin therapy regimen in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Osteopathic medicine and primary care. 1 [PMID] 17448241.
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2007
Appropriate advancement of type 2 diabetes therapy.
The Journal of family practice. 56(10 Suppl A):19A-29A; quiz 30A [PMID] 17949601.
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2007
Erectile dysfunction: a sentinel marker for cardiovascular disease in primary care.
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 74 Suppl 3:S30-7 [PMID] 17549823.
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2007
RAPID: rheumatoid arthritis.
The Journal of family practice. 56(4 Suppl):S1-7; quiz S8 [PMID] 17403322.
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2006
Actinic keratoses: sequelae and treatments. Recommendations from a consensus panel.
The Journal of family practice. 55(5):suppl 1-8 [PMID] 16672155.
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2006
Addition of basal insulin to oral antidiabetic agents: a goal-directed approach to type 2 diabetes therapy.
MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine. 8(4) [PMID] 17415316.
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2006
Efficacy and safety of alfuzosin 10 mg once daily in the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.
International journal of clinical practice. 60(3):351-8 [PMID] 16494652.
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2005
Assessing the controversies of insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The Journal of family practice. 54(6):S3-6 [PMID] 16021782.
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2005
Beneficial effects of insulin on endothelial function, inflammation, and atherogenesis and their implications.
The Journal of family practice. 54(6):S7-9 [PMID] 16021783.
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2005
Chronic pelvic pain in women: evaluation and management in primary care.
Comprehensive therapy. 31(1):28-39 [PMID] 15793322.
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2005
Insulin therapy in primary care: practical issues for clinicians.
The Journal of family practice. 54(6):S10-11 [PMID] 16021784.
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2005
Noninvasive management of lower urinary tract symptoms and sexual dysfunction associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia in the primary care setting.
Comprehensive therapy. 31(3):194-208 [PMID] 16110128.
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2005
Recent developments in the management of overactive bladder: focus on the efficacy and tolerability of once daily solifenacin succinate 5 mg.
Current medical research and opinion. 21(1):71-80 [PMID] 15881477.
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2005
The efficacy of tadalafil in improving sexual satisfaction and overall satisfaction in men with mild, moderate, and severe erectile dysfunction: a retrospective pooled analysis of data from randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials.
Current medical research and opinion. 21(11):1701-9 [PMID] 16307689.
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2004
Role of Primary Care Clinicians in the Diagnosis and Treatment of LUTS and BPH.
Reviews in urology. 6 Suppl 9:S53-9 [PMID] 16985926.
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2003
A Primary Care Physician’s Perspective on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
Reviews in urology. 5 Suppl 5:S42-8 [PMID] 16985970.
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2003
Advances in rheumatology: coxibs and beyond.
Journal of pain and symptom management. 25(2 Suppl):S6-20 [PMID] 12604153.
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2002
Counseling the patient with erectile dysfunction: a primary care physician perspective.
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 102(12 Suppl 4):S7-11 [PMID] 12572635.
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2002
Polycystic ovary syndrome [PCOS]: comprehensive management in primary care.
Comprehensive therapy. 28(3):208-21 [PMID] 12360633.
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2002
Type 2 diabetes management: a comprehensive clinical review of oral medications.
Comprehensive therapy. 28(1):50-61 [PMID] 11894443.
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2001
GERD management. Strategies recommended for primary care practice.
Postgraduate medicine. Spec No:11-8 [PMID] 11868426.
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2000
Atherosclerotic vascular disease: management of angina in the office setting.
Primary care. 27(3):615-29,vi [PMID] 10918672.
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2000
Fasting or postprandial glucose targets?
Hospital practice (1995). 35(3):113-4, 117 [PMID] 10737250.
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2000
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 5. Thiazolidinediones.
Hospital practice (1995). 35(1):123-4, 129 [PMID] 10645993.
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2000
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 6. Chromium.
Hospital practice (1995). 35(2):113-6 [PMID] 10689393.
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2000
Inhaled corticosteroids: 1. Local toxicity.
Hospital practice (1995). 35(4):37-8, 41 [PMID] 10780181.
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2000
Inhaled corticosteroids: 2. Systemic toxicity.
Hospital practice (1995). 35(6):35-8 [PMID] 10884817.
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2000
Should we hug our patients?
Hospital practice (1995). 35(8):69-70 [PMID] 10955035.
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2000
Smoking cessation: when to intervene.
Hospital practice (1995). 35(10):38, 41-2 [PMID] 11054957.
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1999
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 1. alpha-Glucosidase inhibitors.
Hospital practice (1995). 34(10):43-6 [PMID] 10901748.
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1999
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 2. Biguanides.
Hospital practice (1995). 34(11):41-4 [PMID] 10887428.
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1999
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 3. Sulfonylureas.
Hospital practice (1995). 34(12):129-34, 137, 140 [PMID] 10616550.
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1999
Improving management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: 4. Meglitinides.
Hospital practice (1995). 34(13):38-40 [PMID] 10611897.
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1998
Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Comprehensive therapy. 24(3):130-6 [PMID] 9559247.
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1998
DHEA: science or wishful thinking?
Hospital practice (1995). 33(5):85-6, 92 [PMID] 9606354.
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1998
Heart failure 101.
Hospital practice (1995). 33(12):96-8, 101 [PMID] 9866650.
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1998
Management of impotence in primary care.
Comprehensive therapy. 24(3):137-46 [PMID] 9559248.
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1998
Regaining perspective in weight management.
Hospital practice (1995). 33(11):49-51 [PMID] 9826956.
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1998
Vitamin V: the sildenafil craze.
Hospital practice (1995). 33(10):163-5 [PMID] 9793547.
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1997
Extend yourself for low-back pain relief.
The Physician and sportsmedicine. 25(1):65-6 [DOI] 10.3810/psm.1997.01.1100. [PMID] 20086867.
1997
Low back pain.
Comprehensive therapy. 23(5):332-6 [PMID] 9195123.
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1997
Low-back pain: consider extension education.
The Physician and sportsmedicine. 25(1):56-64 [DOI] 10.3810/psm.1997.01.1097. [PMID] 20086866.
1997
New paradigms in stroke management.
Hospital practice (1995). 32(3):223-4 [PMID] 9078983.
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1997
Topical analgesics: are they underused?
Hospital practice (1995). 32(1):131-2 [PMID] 9006588.
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1996
Homocysteine as a risk factor for arteriosclerosis.
Hospital practice (1995). 31(3) [PMID] 8596007.
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1996
Infection, infidelity, and informed patients.
Hospital practice (1995). 31(5):117-8 [PMID] 8632039.
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1996
Is it time to say yes to antioxidants?
Hospital practice (1995). 31(9):96, 99-100 [PMID] 8814123.
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1996
PSA: to screen or not to screen.
Hospital practice (1995). 31(6):145-6 [PMID] 8675538.
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1996
Steps in the management of low back pain.
Hospital practice (1995). 31(8):109-24; discussion 124, 130 [PMID] 9119922.
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1996
The sickness index.
Hospital practice (1995). 31(1):35-6 [PMID] 8595986.
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1995
Annualizing our approach to influenza.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 30(1):51-2 [PMID] 7822445.
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1995
Compounds that pose a risk for the “sulfur”-sensitive patient.
Hospital practice (1995). 30(10):76L-76O [PMID] 7593392.
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1995
Does anybody really know how to treat hypertension?
Hospital practice (1995). 30(8) [PMID] 7635908.
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1995
Hormone replacement therapy: sorting the risks and benefits.
Hospital practice (1995). 30(5) [PMID] 7744974.
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1995
Refining our management of asthma.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 30(3) [PMID] 7883807.
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1995
Solutions for patients with erectile dysfunction.
Hospital practice (1995). 30(12) [PMID] 8522622.
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1995
Transdermal medications: why bother?
Hospital practice (1995). 30(7) [PMID] 7601892.
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1995
When ‘low tech’ is better.
Hospital practice (1995). 30(11) [PMID] 8557795.
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1994
Death, taxes, and acute low back pain.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 29(11):53-4 [PMID] 7962238.
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1994
Dyslipidemia: drugs, diet, and common sense.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 29(8):40-1, 44 [PMID] 8056857.
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1994
The genericization of erythromycin.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 29(10):68-9 [PMID] 7929677.
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1994
Why you should know about the AHCPR.
Hospital practice (Office ed.). 29(9):53-4 [PMID] 8083322.
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1988
Evaluation and treatment of impotence: a pragmatic approach addressing organic and psychogenic components.
Family practice research journal. 7(3):162-74 [PMID] 3274684.
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1987
Interpretation of chest roentgenograms by primary care physicians.
Southern medical journal. 80(11):1347-51 [PMID] 3686134.
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kuritzky@ufl.edu