Obesity, a health hazard in its own right, is linked with heart disease, diabetes, and a wide range of other clinical concerns. This week’s photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your diagnostic acumen.
Nutritional And Metabolic Diseases
A 30% to 40% prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among Crohn disease patients highlights the importance of testing these patients for vitamin D levels.
Vitamin D supplementation in the VitDISH study did not improve isolated systolic hypertension in elderly patients who were deficient.
Schools of thought on their relative value differ greatly. Fortify your knowledge of the pros and cons with this baker’s dozen of facts and figures.
It is vital to acknowledge trusted sources and avoid being misguided by faulty research and sensationalized headlines.
Bariatric surgery is recommended along with oral therapy to help patients with type 2 diabetes control overweight and obesity.
Obesity and kidney disease need to be aggressively managed in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
CT scan verified thyroid gland localization of this asymptomatic neck mass that proved to be papillary thyroid carcinoma on needle aspiration biopsy. Thyroidectomy confirmed the diagnosis of cancer.
Shorter sleep is associated with increases in BMI in adolescents aged 14 to 18 years, especially in heavier adolescents.
PCPs for sleep apnea?; mental illness and obesity; norovirus on the rise; global sodium overdose