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Metabolic Disease Research Roundup from AACE 2015
Metabolic disorders in patients with diabetes place them at particularly high risk for CV morbidity. Find insights on Dx and Tx in these slides.
Circulatory Disorders Are Primary Care Lifeblood
Hypertension, the “silent killer,” is the leading diagnosis in primary care, and several other circulatory disorders are bringing patients to your practice. Here are the particulars.
ACE Inhibitor Adverse Effects: 3 Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
Like other pharmaceuticals, ACE inhibitors have their own adverse-effect profile. Find quick answers here to clinicians’ FAQs.
Nutrition Myths and Facts for Primary Care Physicians
Should calcium supplementation be SOP? Are all high-fat foods bad? Does the “3500 calorie rule” work? Noodle these and other nutrition questions.
AACE Introduces New Obesity Medicine Toolkit
Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.
A Middle-Aged Woman With Severe Flank Pain
Accompanying vomiting and fever raised suspicion for appendicitis and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was ordered. Watch the ED video, review the history, and make your diagnosis.
Stroke Rounds: Depression Doubles Stroke Risk After 50
New research suggests that depression and stroke share common cumulative etiologic mechanisms.
ATTENTION DOCTORS: You Do NOT Need Resiliency Training!
We don’t need to be any more resilient. Every part of a doctor is resilient. Even our bladders are resilient! We need training to become resistant.
URI and Chest Pain in a 31-Year-Old Man
The patient has had respiratory infections before but he has never experienced chest pain like this in the past. How would you work up this case?
A 31-year-old man presents to the emergency department with sore throat, body aches, dry cough, chest pain, and fever of several days’ duration. He is otherwise healthy and denies use of tobacco or illicit drugs.
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