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<br /> October 2010 · Volume 109 · Issue 5<br /> Official publication of the Wisconsin Medical Society<br /> When the<br /> doctor isn’t in…<br /> Some of our neediest patients<br /> face barriers to primary care<br /> as health disparities persist<br /> <br /> <br /> Official publication of the Wisconsin Medical Society<br /> COVER THEME<br /> When the Doctor<br /> Isn't In<br /> In this issue of the<br /> Wisconsin Medical Journal,<br /> researchers look at some<br /> key indicators of health<br /> and find there's room<br /> for improvement. Many<br /> of Wisconsin's neediest<br /> patients face barriers to<br /> primary care as disparities<br /> persist in areas including<br /> cancer incidence and mor-<br /> tality and birth outcomes.<br /> Cover design by Mary Kay<br /> Adams-Edgette.<br /> The mission of the Wisconsin Medical<br /> Journal is to provide a vehicle for profes-<br /> sional communication and continuing<br /> education of Wisconsin phy<a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=1"> October 2010 · Volume 109 · Issue 5 Official</a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=2"> </a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=3"> </a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=4"> Official publication of the Wisconsin Medical Soc</a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=5"> Volume 109 • Issue 5 CASE REPORTS Successful Tre</a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=6"> </a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=7"> </a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=8"> KEEP </a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=9"> In This Issue Disease Registries, Patients, and</a> <a title="Wisconsin Medical Journal 109no5 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8e5d8b8?page=10"> BMI measures. 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