An updated consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) addressed social drivers of health, lifestyle modifications, and new drug classes for type 2 diabetes.
4 Oct 2022
Experts want sleep habits considered as a vital sign. Sleep problems are important in themselves and can also have consequences on other major comorbidities such as mood disorders, diabetes and hypertension.
1 Feb 2012
More than half of patients with mild COVID-19 reported symptoms months later in one study, while another found psychiatric and neurologic consequences were similar in ICU survivors with and without COVID-19. Other research looked at the rise in alcohol-related deaths and the safety of vaccination during pregnancy.
29 Mar 2022
While cognitive behavioral therapy has been proven effective for insomnia, and there are new delivery models to accommodate patients, comparative efficacy of online versus therapist-led treatment is uncertain.
1 Nov 2020
A manufacturer-funded trial quantified the effectiveness of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir in outpatients. A retrospective study found veterans had more mental health diagnoses and received more antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and opioids after COVID-19, while two other studies looked at reactions to second and third doses of the vaccines.
22 Feb 2022
Internists are good at picking up on obstructive sleep apnea, but chronic insomnia is underdiagnosed among a sleepy patient population.
1 Sep 2017
A 43-year-old man is evaluated for knee, hip, shoulder, and arm stiffness, worsening over the past year. He also has pain in the arms, legs, neck, and torso, both on and between the joints. He states that his discomfort is continuous. After a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
16 Jun 2020
Given the prevalence of poor sleep habits, determining sleep apnea can be difficult during a time-pressed visit. Asking the rights questions is key.
1 Mar 2015
A 31-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of daytime sleepiness. She falls asleep while watching TV, at the theater, and occasionally during a meal. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management?
15 Jun 2021
The first step to treating patients with postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) is simple, one expert said: Believe them.
1 Jun 2022