Endocrine Is In: A Top 3 Primary Care Diagnostic Group
Diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypothyroidism—these endocrine disorders and others are major reasons why patients come to you. Find out what you know, and don’t know, here.
A 61-year-old Man with Diabetes and Resistant Hypertension
There are several reasonable options for intensifying this patient's blood pressure treatment. Which one is optimal, though, given his labs and concomitant meds?
Study Calls for More Thyroid Disease Screening
Consider thyroid disorders, such as hyperthyroidism, when evaluating women with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss.
Hairy Brownish Patch
This asymptomatic, hyperpigmented lesion was first noted 5 years earlier on the left upper back of a 16-year-old boy. A nevus? Cafe au lait spot?
Top 10 Endocrinology Apps
Endo Tools, Endo Pubs, Glooko--just a few of the mobile apps described here, all designed specifically for the clinical endocrinologist.
Acromegaly: A Pop Quiz
Acromegaly was diagnosed in a 36-year-old woman who presented with loss of vision in the right eye that had initially involved the peripheral field. Which statement about acromegaly is NOT true?
Asymptomatic Neck Mass
Thyroglossal duct cyst; HCV-HIV coinfection; slurred speech and trouble swallowing and chewing . . . see how well you do on the quiz questions this week.
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