Diabetes & Endocrinology Perspective

 
 
  • Managing Depression in Perimenopausal Women   Dr Andrew Kaunitz urges women's health practitioners to evaluate and treat perimenopausal depression, with the aid of new evidence-based guidelines.
  • Obesity and Weight Management | Medscape Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on obesity and obesity in children. Review the causes of obesity and obesity treatments including obesity surgery.
  • Be 'Smart' With New Technology for Diabetic Foot Monitoring   Dr Neil Reeves urges clinicians to embrace new technologies such as pressure-sensing insoles to help patients take control of monitoring their health and prevent diabetic foot ulceration.
  • Requiem for Aspirin in Dual Antiplatelet Therapy?   Mounting evidence makes Dr Michelle O'Donoghue wonder whether the perennial question on the optimal duration of DAPT should be revised to: How soon can you drop the aspirin? Have you changed your practice?
  • Type 2 Diabetes | Medscape Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines about diabetes mellitus type 2 (also referred to as diabetes mellitus 2) and the major types of diabetes mellitus, such as gestational diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Read articles about the latest diabetes statistics and the warning signs of diabetes.
  • Type 1 Diabetes | Medscape Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines about diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes mellitus 1), an autoimmune disorder of the pancreatic islet cells. Read articles about latest diabetes statistics, types of diabetes, standards for diabetes diagnosis, complications, and insulin replacement therapy. Recognize the warning signs of diabetes.
  • Vitamin K2 Steps Into the Spotlight for Bone and Heart Health When it comes to osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, this unassuming variant of vitamin K may have a lot to offer.
  • Addressing SDoH: Finally, Tools for PCPs AAFP has created a wealth of resources to allow primary care practices to identify and address social determinants of health.
  • DIY Artificial Pancreas: Patients Aren't Waiting for Us   Are you familiar with the DIY artificial pancreas? Drs Shubrook and Rayhan Lal discuss this growing movement.
  • Counting Fetal Kicks: Too Much Info?   Perry Wilson discusses the evidence for tracking 'reduced fetal movement.' Is it beneficial in lowering fetal mortality or just anxiety-inducing in the mother?
  • Practical Resources From AAFP for Addressing SDoH Physicians know that social determinants of health are important. AAFP now provides the tools to be able to address them in a meaningful way.
  • ASRM 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASRM 2018.
  • 'The Most Progressive Health System on the Planet'   Geisinger Health System has made headlines for offering free genetic screenings and money-back guarantees to its patients. CEO David Feinberg tells Eric Topol how it all works.
  • A 2-Year-Old Girl With an Abdomen Mass: USMLE Question A 2-year-old girl is brought to a pediatric outpatient clinic due to a mass in her upper abdomen. What's the diagnosis?
  • ATA 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from American Thyroid Association (ATA) 2018
  • Prevention of Stroke in Obese Patients With Nonvalvular AF Which anticoagulant is most appropriate for stroke prevention in a patient with comorbid obesity and AF? Take this quiz created by experts at ACC to find out.
  • Diabetes Care in Older Adults With CVD: Patient Case Quiz Can you manage diabetes in older patients with co-existing CVD effectively? Test yourself with this patient case quiz created by experts from ACC.
  • Diabetes Care in Older Adults With CVD: Expert Analysis Glycemic control can be challenging in older patients with co-existing CVD and diabetes. Learn optimal management strategies from experts at ACC.
  • 5 Things to Watch for After a Hurricane A hurricane can affect a community long after the storm has passed. Here are five things that health professionals should watch for in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
  • The Only Treatment for Idiopathic Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a meta-analysis that concludes that when no cause can be found, only one treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss is supported by the evidence.