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Hypertension in an African American Man with Diabetes
A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?
A 31-year-old Woman with Weakness and an Unusual Tan
She has had intermittent episodes of weakness and nausea for 6 months and is alarmed by the change in her skin color. What do her symptoms suggest to you?
Primary adrenal insufficiency or Addison’s disease, is the result of destruction of the adrenal cortex.
A Ring of Firm Multiple Papules
The patient has similar lesions elsewhere on his body. Treatment with a topical steroid was unsuccessful. Can you ID?
Low Adult Vaccination Rates Pose Health Risk
A new coalition’s goal is to work together to increase adult vaccination rates and stop vaccine-preventable diseases.
6 Top Primary Care Happenings This Month
Here’s a quick look at 6 notable things that happened in medicine very recently.
Diabetes: Mulling Jardiance Heart Benefit
The empagliflozin CV benefit was "astounding" and a first for any diabetes drug, but what does it actually mean?
"Up the Price by How Much?"
Turing Pharmaceutical's CEO has backed down on the 4000% price hike for Daraprim, but is the damage done? Take our poll.
New Approaches to Women’s Health
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Check here for a brief roundup of the latest women’s health news.
A 40-year-old Man with Severe Arm Pain, Swelling
Pt calls 911 for chest pain. In transit, signs, symptoms, history of the real problem are unmistakable. Your Dx?
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