Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
The SGLT2 inhibitors are the newest diabetes drugs available. Have you got the basic concepts under your belt? Take our basic training quiz.
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is seen in some HIV-infected patients soon after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. The syndrome can "unmask" dormant opportunistic infections or aggravate existing infections.
A newly published study examines whether kidney transplant in eligible patients with HIV confers improved survival over renal replacement therapy. Results, here.
Long-term highly-active antiretroviral therapy can be associated with disturbing morphologic and metabolic changes. Nevaripine is added to three HAART regimens in this study to evaluate any mitigating effects.
The key diagnostic clue: it looks like she tried to wipe grease off her hands, but didn’t succeed.
The older the age at which self-reported sleep disturbance was indicated, a Swedish study found, the higher the risk of Alzheimer dementia.
Progressive numbness in 3 fingers on both hands led this computer programmer to diagnose himself as having carpal tunnel syndrome. But, there's more to this story.
In its classic form, ALS affects motor neurons at 2 or more levels supplying multiple regions of the body.
Mental illness is a risk factor for HIV infection. It brings a number of behavioral correlates that put patients at risk for getting infected. As HIV infection worsens, it begins to affect the brain, and cyclical relationship between the disease and mental illness begins.
Here, HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr Susan Ball, answers 6 questions about HIV infection that primary care clinicians commonly ask.