While the gluten-free diet is highly effective patients can be inadvertently exposed to gluten when they eat new foods or dine outside the home Image by Rawpixelcom

Improving celiac disease diagnosis

Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.

Relationships and return on investment

ACP membership offers medical education, advocacy and evidence-based policy, and a community of colleagues.

Hear, hear for audio-only health care access

Audio-only telemedicine has improved patient care, especially for rural and disadvantaged patients. ACP is seeking member feedback on their use of the practice.

ACP Internist Weekly

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How to handle uncertainty

Studies have yet to tease out how physicians' tolerance of uncertainty affects their behavior and decision making, and even their sense of burnout.

According to established case definitions the classic presentation for COVID-19 vaccine-associated myocarditis is chest pain one to seven days after vaccination with a median time of three days afte

More clarity on myocarditis with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

The classic presentation for COVID-19 vaccine-associated myocarditis is chest pain one to seven days after vaccination, with a median time of three days after vaccination, particularly after the second dose.

Being deliberate about spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

Physicians all use diagnostic criteria when trying to determine a patient's condition, but it's important to remember the patients in whom those diagnostic criteria have been validated.

Medicare's wellness coverage offers critical services

Physicians must understand the requirements for billing for Medicare-covered preventive services, such as the “Welcome to Medicare” exam and Annual Wellness Visit (AWV).

New drugs approved for C. diff, HIV

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.

MKSAP Quiz: Lower extremity edema, rash

A 31-year-old woman is evaluated for lower extremity edema, a rash over both legs, and fatigue that have worsened during the past 3 months. She has no other medical problems and takes no medications. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what viral study will support the most likely diagnosis?

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MKSAP 19

Watching weight for women

This month's issue addresses weight gain in women, celiac disease, and mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis.

Obituaries

The College notes the passing of James (Jim) Foody III, MD, FACP; Marcus Boyd Shook, MD, MACP; C. Anderson (Andy) Hedberg, MD, MACP; and George Goldsand, MD, MACP.

Upcoming Chapter meetings announced

The following are scheduled for 2023.


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