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Diabetes and cancer links evaluated

Diabetes and cancer links evaluatedMedicare cuts raised chemotherapy treatments, changed drug choices
22 Jun 2010

MKSAP Quiz: Posthospital evaluation for severe COPD

A 64-year-old woman is evaluated during a posthospital visit for severe COPD with an FEV1 of 30% of predicted. She has been admitted three times during the last year with acute exacerbations. Following physical and pulmonary exams, what is the most appropriate treatment to reduce this patient's COPD exacerbations?
20 Aug 2019

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.
1 Mar 2011

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of shoulder pain

A 54-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of right shoulder pain. He describes the pain as moderately severe aching that is diffusely localized over the shoulder without radiation to the arm. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
16 Jul 2019

Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy associated with increased rates of later CVD

Women with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia during their first pregnancy were more likely to develop risk factors for cardiovascular disease, with the relative risk for chronic hypertension strongest within five years after a first birth.
3 Jul 2018

High-dose statins associated with more diabetes risk

Higher-dose statin therapy increased patients' risk of developing diabetes more than moderate-dose regimens, a new meta-analysis found.
28 Jun 2011

Patients with diabetes facing vision loss at ever-earlier ages

Just as diabetes is affecting younger populations, so are its consequences. Childhood obesity can translate into diabetic retinopathy in patients in their 20s, which requires a response from the primary care community.
1 Apr 2013

More compounded products recalled, diabetes drug approved

This regulatory update covers a recall of a compounding pharmacy's products due to mold and approval of a sodium-glucose co-transporter for diabetes.
1 Jun 2013

MKSAP quiz: Appropriate treatment for primary hyperaldosteronism

A 67-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for resistant hypertension. He was recently evaluated for primary hyperaldosteronism, and the screening plasma aldosterone concentration/plasma renin activity ratio was >20. A dedicated adrenal CT scan showed diffuse bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. After history and physical, cardiac and pulmonary exams, and discussion of patient preferences, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
19 Jul 2022

Modeling study suggests diabetes screening cost-effective starting between 30 and 45

Modeling study suggests diabetes screening cost-effective starting between 30 and 45States' medical boards increased disciplinary actions in 2009
6 Apr 2010

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