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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.

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Location

Gateway Family Medicine
406 N Poinsett Hwy
Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Doctors in Gateway Family Medicine

  • Dr. Fitzwilliam W King MD

    Family Medicine

    Travelers Rest, SC

    5.0
    (3)
  • Dr. Glenn T Brothers DO

    Family Medicine

    Travelers Rest, SC

    4.6
    (36)
  • Dr. Amanda L Austin DO

    Family Medicine

    Travelers Rest, SC

    4.0
    (1)
  • Dr. James P Macmillan IV DO

    Family Medicine

    Travelers Rest, SC

    3.1
    (16)
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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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