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Studies of LDL levels, therapies support treatment of those older than age 70

A retrospective study found the association between low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and cardiovascular events to increase with age, while a meta-analysis highlighted the benefits of statins and other lipid-lowering therapies in older patients.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/11/17/4.htm
17 Nov 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for a carotid bruit

A 67-year-old man is evaluated for a carotid bruit detected on routine medical examination. He reports no history of previous focal neurologic symptoms or visual loss. He has type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia treated with metformin, moderate-intensity pravastatin, and aspirin. Following a physical exam, neurological exam, and lab results, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/11/12/3.htm
12 Nov 2019

MKSAP quiz: Evaluation during a routine examination

A 59-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He feels well and has no symptoms. Medical history is significant for hypertension. On physical examination, the patient is afebrile, blood pressure is 122/74 mm Hg, and pulse rate is 76/min. Cardiac examination is unremarkable. What is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/12/17/3.htm
17 Dec 2019

Statins' benefits outweigh their association with diabetes incidence

Statins' benefits outweigh the risk of diabetes for patients taking the drugs for secondary prevention and those at high risk of major adverse coronary events, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/08/14/4.htm
14 Aug 2012

Thrombolysis may benefit acute ischemic stroke patients with diabetes and prior stroke

Thrombolysis appeared to benefit patients with acute ischemic stroke who had concomitant diabetes or a history of stroke, according to a new study.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/11/22/6.htm
22 Nov 2011

ACP: Best practice for diabetes is diet, then metformin, then any second drug

New diabetes guidelines from the American College of Physicians recommend prescribing a drug when lifestyle changes don't lower hyperglycemia. Specifically, start with metformin first and then add any second oral agent.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/02/07/4.htm
7 Feb 2012

Diabetes education programs show mixed results

Educational programs for patients with uncontrolled diabetes showed some success but overall had mixed results in three recent trials.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/10/18/4.htm
18 Oct 2011

Intensive blood pressure targets didn't reduce mortality in type 2 diabetes

Intensive hypertension treatment slightly reduced the risk of stroke in type 2 diabetics, but had no effect on mortality or myocardial infarction, a new review found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/08/14/6.htm
14 Aug 2012

MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of severe rheumatoid arthritis

A 67-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of severe rheumatoid arthritis. After some changes in therapy, she has done well with tocilizumab and methotrexate over the past year. She notes several months of prominent fatigue. Lab studies demonstrate anemia. What is its most likely cause?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/09/01/5.htm
1 Sep 2020

Disorder or disease? Semantics of obesity

A reader questions the best way to talk about weight.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/10/letter.htm
1 Oct 2021

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