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      All authors are from the Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Cassandra Bowe, DNP, FNP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner and can be contacted at [email protected]


      Karen Townsend PA-C, is a Physician Assistant.


      Erin Glunz, MSN, FNP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner.


      Kellen Lambeau, DNP, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner.