Triptan and ergotamine drugs are staples of acute migraine treatment. But questions about their cardiovascular safety linger in the absence of clear evidence. A short slide show looks at what we do know.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
Making a good match between a young patient and an inhaler device is a first step toward optimal asthma management. Find a brief review of how to make that match in this short slide show.
Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is chronic, often severe asthma. Episodes can be life-threatening. Find out what you know about AERD after answering these 6 short questions.
What does fractional exhaled nitric oxide have to do with a diagnosis of asthma? Find the answer and 6 more questions in this asthma pop quiz.
In the United States asthma affects nearly 7 million children. Brush up on the core components of pediatric asthma care with this short slide show.
Results of the very few randomized controlled trials that look at how yoga affects symptoms of type 2 diabetes point to no ill but wide uptake of the practice is a stretch.
For the 30% of people with T2DM who are unable to achieve target A1C values through intensification of injected insulin therapy, a new study suggests the answer may be "yes."
Patients with NAFLD are at high risk for development of type 2 diabetes and those with diabetes may be at higher risk of dying from NALFD-associated chronic liver disease. Here, options for prevention and treatment.
A systematized, team-based approach to type 2 diabetes management really can reduce vascular complications. In this study, by the Geisinger Health System, it took just 3 years.
Conventional wisdom holds that eating more frequent and smaller meals is healthier than the traditional 3 squares. But, a new study finds that fewer and larger may be better for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.