Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA; Leonard M. Pogach, MD, MBA
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Perlin JB, Pogach LM. Improving the Outcomes of Metabolic Conditions: Managing Momentum To Overcome Clinical Inertia. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:525-527. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-144-7-200604040-00012
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