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A Diabetes and Diet Update: 4 New Studies
This short slideshow highlights four new studies on eating habits that demonstrate how diet may affect patients’ health.
Hypoxia, Sleep Apnea Linked in Diabetes
And the parameters of hypoxemia may be more sensitive than the apnea–hypopnea index.
Novel Pathway May Trigger Non-inflammatory Asthma
The discovery may spell relief for the large number of asthma patients that do not respond to conventional therapy.
Afib Quiz: What’s a CHA2DS2-Vasc Score Got to do With It?
Can this stroke risk calculator predict ischemia in patients without atrial fibrillation?
6 Cases of Ecchymosis: Can You ID the Causes?
The 6 cases here provide a sampling of the many possible causes of bruising and a test of your diagnostic acumen.
7 Facts you Need to Know about Current Afib Guidelines
New drugs and more complex patients make anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation a new ballgame. Here, a topline from guidelines for primary care.
A Young Cuban Bruiser
Walk through this case of unexplained bruising in a young boy that proves signs and symptoms are not always what they appear to be.
Alopecia Spot Quiz: 8 Basic Questions
A boy’s bald spot has been present since birth. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the most common congenital cicatricial alopecia.
Study: Beta-Blockers Effective in HF for Seniors, Women
Evidence from a meta-analysis of 11 clinical trials supports use of beta-blockers in all HFrEF patients, regardless of sex or age.
Primary Care of Stable Angina: Q & A
PCPs are effective in managing multiple risk factors at a single visit--just what the doctor ordered for the patient with angina.
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