Conventus announces winners from last week's Case Challenge for a chance to win a grand night out in New York

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Conventus is offering NJ physicians and their staff the opportunity to match themselves against their colleagues in solving some tough practice challenges while entering to win a four-star dinner, Broadway show tickets, and limousine service.

Conventus Case Challenge
Congratulations Case Challenge Winners: Dr. Tina Petillo, Dr. Mark Sobel, Dr. Glen Berger, Dr. James Hakim, Dr. Richard Apple, Sarah Carrano, Karen Shea, Dr. Frank Lombardi, Connie Wackermann, Marioan Papenberg, and Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant.

Last week's Conventus Case Challenge:

How would you increase the chance of Mrs. Bumble’s compliance? Mrs. Bumble is a 74 year old with Diabetes Mellitus and PAD. Clinical examination reveals a quarter-sized ulceration with purulent drainage on the right calf. Dr. C’s recommendations include antibiotics, an adjustment to her insulin dosage for a blood sugar level of 389, referral to a vascular specialist, additional tests, and a follow up visit. He also reminds her to submit her blood sugar diaries to the office for closer monitoring.

To answer this and other current case challenges for entry into the Conventus Case Challenge, go to

Respondents who have answered correctly so far include Dr. Mark Sobel, orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Tina Petillo, OB/GYN, Dr. Glen Berger of Internal Medicine & Office Surgery, Dr. James Hakim of New Providence Internal Medicine, Dr. Richard Apple of Hoboken Emergency Physicians, Sarah Carrano with Kishori Shah MD, Karen Shea of University Respiratory Medicine, Dr. Frank T. Lombardi and Connie Wackermann of Village Medical, Marian Papenberg of RWJ OB/GYN Associates, Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant of The South Jersey Hand Center, and Karen Joachim of Urology Group PA.

Congratulations winners and good luck in the grand prize drawing! To see their responses, visit

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