Dr. Francine Pearce discusses the correlation between a spicy snack teens love and visits to the ED.
Commentaries on cases involving a 26-year-old woman with a history of chronic constipation and a 27-year-old man with a 3-day history of severe...
In newly admitted patients with plasma glucose levels at or above 140 mg/dL, check hemoglobin A1c level to screen for diabetes.
What factors are driving the rise in kidney stone disease prevalence?
Point-of-care renal ultrasound is a quick, easy-to-learn, diagnostic tool to assist in evaluating patients presenting with new-onset renal failure...
Intranasal administration of a glucagon powder successfully increased blood glucose within 20 minutes of simulated hypoglycemia in a study of...
A 32-year-old man was referred for emergent evaluation of diabetes-associated complications by his primary care physician.
Most patients developed symptoms within a month of beginning treatment; however, some patients had been on a DPP-4 inhibitor for as long as a year...
Key clinical point: Short length of hospital stay after bariatric surgery was not a risk factor for readmission. Major finding: Patients who were...