Pancreatitis Perspective

 
 
  • All About Wegovy for Weight Loss   Anne Peters talks about the newly approved semaglutide (Wegovy) for weight loss -- the various trials, indications and warnings, dosing, and expectations.
  • DDW 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2021
  • Appendectomy or Antibiotics for Acute Appendicitis?   Drs Robert Glatter, Joseph Sakran, and Ali Raja discuss data related to the use of surgical appendectomy vs antibiotics for acute appendicitis.
  • DDW 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2020
  • Chronic Pancreatitis: Overview Video   Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing inflammation, atrophy, or calcification of the pancreas. This video covers key aspects of presentation, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • New Reports Guide Screening for Pancreatic-Biliary Cancers   Dr David Johnson provides his key takeaways on two new evidence-based guidance documents for pancreatic cancer and hepatobiliary cancers in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
  • Busting Some Popular Myths About EPI Dr David Johnson on the incorrect assumptions that continue to impair the treatment of this pancreatic condition.
  • Does IgG4 Get on Your Nerves? The case of a 70-year-old man with IgG4-related disease that raised suspicion for cancer.
  • ENDO 2019: 5 Key Takeaways in Pediatric Endocrinology Vaneeta Bamba, MD, medical director of the Growth Center at CHOP, shares five key studies presented at this year's meeting of the Endocrine Society
  • DDW 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2019
  • Gastroenterology Game Changers: Top 10 Articles of 2019 Time flies, but that's no reason to fall behind in your knowledge. Dr David Johnson brings you up to speed on the year's most impactful publications in gastroenterology.
  • The Year's Top 10 Gastroenterology Articles Dr David Johnson comments on the latest recommendations and clinical studies that are reshaping how we treat some of the most common gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Why Aren't We Prescribing Pills for Obesity? Dr Caroline Apovian says obesity is a chronic condition that may require pharmacotherapy or even bariatric surgery. So why aren't they included in the 2018 USPSTF recommendation statement?
  • Are You an Alcoholic?   Roughly 1 in 8 Americans who drink have alcohol use disorder. Are you one of them?
  • Which Technique Is Best for Gallstones/Biliary Duct Calculi? Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that examines the efficacy and safety of four techniques for removing stones in the bile duct and gallbladder.
  • Cutting-Edge Primary Care Data From DDW 2018   Dr David Johnson shares new results impacting colon cancer screening, diabetes, anti-TNF agents, and other key areas.
  • Quiz: What Do You Know About This Pancreatic Condition? Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is a condition that can accompany more established disorders. But do you have the proper knowledge to know it when you see it? Take this quiz to find out.
  • Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: Changing Attitudes Little evidence supports long-term use of benzodiazepines or 'Z drugs,' yet many older adults are afraid to stop taking them, despite potential harms. Can new guidelines help change minds?
  • DDW 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2018.
  • Drug Safety Warnings and Updates: January-March 2018 Don't miss these important summaries of safety labeling changes and boxed warnings by the FDA for the first quarter of 2018.