The balance of risk and benefit may differ considerably for 2 patients of the same age if one is fit and the other is frail.
Frailty may be both a cause and a consequence of cardiovascular disease.
For those with advanced chronic kidney disease, the authors recommend a higher dose, more doses, or both.
Yes. Most patients do not need to fast.
Consider using chronic weight-loss medications as adjunctive therapy if lifestyle and behavioral strategies are ineffective.
Current Drug Therapy
Weight-loss drugs are not magic pills, but they can help when used along with diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes.
Compared with statins alone, treatment with statins plus the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab lowered LDL-C more, produced greater atheroma regression,...
Compared with patients in the past, those presenting with STEMI today are younger, more obese, and more likely to smoke and have hypertension and...
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.