Equation for kidney failure risk that excludes race shows better sensitivity, specificity than eGFR alone
The four-variable equation includes age, sex, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and urinary albumin-creatinine ratio.
11 Jan 2022
A 44-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for chronic hypertension. Over the past month, her average blood pressure measured with home blood pressure monitoring was 150/90 mm Hg. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
11 Oct 2022
Thomas E. Andreoli, MACP.
1 May 2009
The November issue of ACP Internist features stories about individualized treatment goals for diabetics, how to discuss dieting and weight management, and ways to diagnose skin and soft tissue infections.
6 Nov 2012
A 59-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. She was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia. She feels well. Medications are metformin, atorvastatin, and aspirin. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
11 Mar 2014
Patients randomized to a physical activity and exercise intervention had statistically significantly lower decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate over two years versus those who received health education, a recent analysis found.
10 May 2022
New guidelines describe the appropriate uses of arterial ultrasound and physiological testing for patients with known or suspected peripheral vascular disorders.
19 Jun 2012
Intensive statin therapy lowered risk even for low LDL patients
16 Nov 2010
FDA panel divided on rosiglitazoneCoumadin samples recalledLeflunomide gets new boxed warning
20 Jul 2010
William C. Waters III, MACP.
1 May 2011