IM Board Review
Her history includes type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diastolic heart failure, and thyroid surgery.
Diagnosing TIA, migraine, partial seizures, hypoglycemia, hyperventilation, transient global amnesia, and others.
Information from a previsit questionnaire lays the foundation for effective and reimbursable counseling and interventions.
Not all cancers are treated the same, and not all patients with diabetes are treated the same. The same should go for patients with obesity.
The Clinical Picture
A 52-year-old woman with diabetes presents with pain in her lower abdomen and back.
Addressing Disparities in Health Care
African Americans are disproportionately affected; genetic variants in APOL1 provide an important explanation.
Medical Grand Rounds
Drugs of several classes have demonstrated cardiovascular safety; empagliflozin carries a cardiovascular indication.
The odds are high that practitioners who manage patients with diabetes are also managing patients who are overweight or obese.
The ideal diet is one that achieves the best adherence when tailored to a patient’s preferences, energy needs, and health status.