Celiac Disease Perspective

 
 
  • Bloating and Distention: How to Manage These Common Complaints   Dr David Johnson shares with clinicians the tools to diagnose and treat these frustrating symptoms.
  • How Often Should You Check Bone Mineral Density?   Osteopenia has a new name, and we're probably doing too many DEXA scans. Get up-to-date with The Curbsiders.
  • DDW 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2021
  • ANA Testing in a Postpartum Patient at Risk for Dermatomyositis The progression of a 32-year-old woman's dermatomyositis -- a rash that resolved during pregnancy, only to recur postpartum, along with fatigue and weakness.
  • Bone Fragility in Childhood: How Many Fractures Are Too Many?   Dr Laura Bachrach talks about some of the controversies, treatment options, and areas of research in pediatric bone fragility, from ENDO 2021.
  • 'Thyroid Diet': What's the Evidence? Can certain dietary changes benefit or harm thyroid health? What foods should be avoided, and which supplements consumed? Here are the answers to your patients' questions.
  • 7 Takeaways From the AGA's New Iron-Deficiency Anemia Guidelines   Dr David Johnson comments on the latest recommendations for the gastrointestinal evaluation of iron-deficiency anemia, which have practice-changing implications.
  • COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View A disabled emergency medicine physician offers himself as an example of the tough choices COVID-19 may force doctors to make when it comes to healthcare rationing.
  • DDW 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2020
  • Gluten, Revisited: The Latest Facts on a Popular Culprit Dr William Balistreri explains what many people still get wrong when they decide to 'go against the grain.'
  • Busting Some Popular Myths About EPI Dr David Johnson on the incorrect assumptions that continue to impair the treatment of this pancreatic condition.
  • Abortion and Medical Students: Education at a Crossroads As abortion laws continue to change, questions arise about what and how medical trainees should learn about the procedure.
  • Hepatitis C: 5 Things to Know Despite HCV being a curable disease with short-duration, well-tolerated finite therapy, it cannot be dismissed yet. Here are five issues that still need attention.
  • Is 'Leaky Gut' the Root of All Ills? Investigators are finding that our intestinal mucosal barrier is much more complex than previously thought, and it is potentially at the root of several gastrointestinal disorders.
  • DDW 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2019
  • Levothyroxine Dosing: Morning, Night, or In Between? Clinicians have traditionally told patients to take levothyroxine first thing in the morning, at least an hour before any food or drink. But does it really matter? Dr Leung looks at the evidence.
  • Scientists Closer to Identifying the Cause of MS As researchers gain a better understanding of multiple sclerosis pathology, more effective preventive strategies and treatments may be around the corner.
  • A 37-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Diarrhea: USMLE Question A 37-year-old man presents due to recurrent bouts of diarrhea and bloating, as well as itchy skin vesicles. What treatment should you advise?
  • PBC: The Latest Data on an Evolving Disorder Dr Rowen Zetterman on diagnosing, managing, and treating this recently renamed autoimmune disorder.
  • Don't Be so Cavalier About That Non-Hip Fracture Are some fractures a reflection of underlying disease? Dr Plotzker says clinicians should be aware of the medical risks of more distal, non-hip fractures in older patients.