ACP is a partner in a new app library to help clinicians find safe, effective weight management apps to recommend to patients.
11 Oct 2022
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Nov 2022
Removing milk, wheat, soy, eggs, tree nuts/peanuts, and fish/shellfish from one's diet and then gradually reintroducing these food categories identified a single food trigger for 69% of participating patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, a retrospective study found.
23 Aug 2022
A 42-year-old woman is evaluated for several months of fatigue. She reports a normal diet and no gastrointestinal symptoms. Medical history is notable for hypothyroidism and vitiligo. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate initial diagnostic test?
1 Nov 2022
Adequately funded policies and procedures are needed to reduce health care disparities in access to, and quality of, health care for the U.S. jail and prison population, ACP said.
22 Nov 2022
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
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Nov 2022
For clinicians facing time constraints, several validated screener tools, whether administered in the office or through the EHR, can provide immediate actionable dietary feedback, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
18 Aug 2020
The findings of a recent randomized trial suggest that weight loss approaches need to address both obesity and food insecurity, both of which continue to increase in the U.S.
9 Mar 2021
A 57-year-old man is evaluated for recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain over the past 2 months. He was diagnosed with celiac disease 10 years ago when he presented with similar symptoms; at that time, symptoms resolved within 1 month of starting a gluten-free diet, which he has maintained since then. He has unintentionally lost 2 kg (5 lb) in the past 2 months. What condition should he be assessed for?
6 Sep 2022