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SGLT2 inhibitors associated with rare, life-threatening necrotizing genital infections

In the past six years, nearly three times as many cases of Fournier gangrene were reported in patients taking sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors as in the past 35 years in patients taking other antiglycemic agents.
7 May 2019

EHRs may improve diabetes management and achievement of treatment goals, particularly among those with worst disease control

Use of a commercially available electronic health record (EHR) was associated with improved care processes and better achievement of intermediate treatment outcomes for outpatients with diabetes, a study found.
2 Oct 2012

No reason for higher HbA1c threshold to diagnose diabetes in blacks

Retinopathy occurs at lower hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in blacks than in whites, so there is no reason to recommend a higher HbA1c threshold for diagnosing diabetes in blacks, a study concluded.
7 Aug 2012

Racism in the record?

Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
1 Apr 2022

Cardiac societies issue new joint guideline on management of heart failure

The updated guideline recommends sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors for many heart failure patients, regardless of their diabetes status, among other changes.
5 Apr 2022

Pinpointing primary hyperparathyroidism

With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022

New ACP 2022 Internal Medicine Course Recordings available

Learners can stream expert-led sessions covering timely internal medicine topics, with the opportunity to earn CME credit and MOC points at their own pace, on any device.
28 Jun 2022

Adults with subjective cognitive decline were more likely to report 4 modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Among survey respondents ages 45 years and older, the most common modifiable risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias was hypertension (49.9%), followed by not meeting guidelines for aerobic physical activity (49.7%), obesity (35.3%), and diabetes (18.6%).
31 May 2022

Stories to change clinicians' views of substance use

A randomized clinical trial looked at the effects of a visual campaign and a narrative vignette on stigmas surrounding opioid use disorder.
1 Jun 2022

Food insecurity threatens public health in the U.S., ACP says

A College position paper makes recommendations for strengthening the nation's food insecurity response, while new research finds that social programs for housing, food, and transportation may help reduce inpatient admissions and ED visits in adult Medicaid patients.
5 Jul 2022

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