The National Kidney Foundation is looking for primary care physicians and their patients to participate in a multi-site cross-sectional study to estimate the prevalence of chronic kidney disease in adult type 2 diabetes patients.
14 Jun 2011
A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of loose stools, bloating, and weight loss. Her brother has type 1 diabetes mellitus, and her mother has autoimmune thyroid disease. After physical examination and laboratory studies, what test should be performed next?
28 Jan 2020
Weekly home INR testing comparable to monthly clinic testing
26 Oct 2010
A comprehensive primary care model that includes oral health is needed to prevent health problems, reduce costs, and provide equitable care.
1 Nov 2021
Of 30 quality measures that the committee found invalid in an assessment of the 2017 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), 12 are either already removed or scheduled for removal.
27 Oct 2020
Among elective surgery patients, nearly one-fourth (24%) were diagnosed with previously unknown diabetes or pre-diabetes based on blood tests conducted while they were fasting pre-operatively, researchers found.
14 Aug 2012
This week's quiz asks readers about management of diabetes mellitus in a 78-year-old woman who resides in a nursing home.
7 Feb 2012
In an update consistent with its 2017 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that clinicians individualize the use of behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in adults without risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD).
2 Aug 2022
Amid global calls to eliminate viral hepatitis, efforts are underway to screen asymptomatic adults for hepatitis C and overcome barriers to treatment.
1 Jan 2022
Continuous glucose monitoring is recommended for adults and children with type 1 diabetes in the outpatient setting, but not in the hospital, according to new guidelines from The Endocrine Society.
25 Oct 2011