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Diabetes Disparities and Differences
Wild variations in treatment success and how T2D differs in youth and adults top the diabetes news. Click inside for highlights.
Back to School Quiz: 8 Health Questions
Take this test and use what you learned as a checklist for advising parents on their children’s safety and well-being.
The Case of the Very Sick Sailor
What is the cause of the severe, diffuse inflammation of skin, joints, and mucous membranes in this Persian Gulf patient?
Survey: In Teens, Most Vaping Does Not Involve Nicotine
Results of the NIDA teen survey sound promising but other experts maintain that even inhaling flavored vapor is a gateway to tobacco.
8 Fairly Weighty Obesity Issues
As the prevalence increases, obesity continues to grow as a major health problem. Here are brief summaries of the latest research findings.
A Case of A Baby with Bumpy Feet
Bilateral tiny lumps in a 4-month-old boy's heels are making his mother anxious. Get a close look at the lesions and enter your Dx.
Underarm Eruption in a Teenaged Boy
Topical steroids and antifungals have not only failed to resolve the bilateral rash; the teen says they’ve made it worse. Your Dx?
New Diabetes Drugs May Also Improve Kidney Health
The renal protective effects seen with the SGLT2 inhibitor canogliflizin may be independent of glycemic control, suggest authors of a new post-hoc analysis.
Mortality Quiz: 8 Life and Death Questions
Several recent findings have enhanced our understanding of medicine and mortality. Take this quick quiz to see what you know.
A 32-year-old man visits the ED for an oral canker sore that should have run its course but is getting worse. What one question should you ask?
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