Multiancestry Genetic Study of T2D Expands Potential for Risk Assessment, Treatment
May 13, 2022

A study of the most genetically diverse collection of DNA from persons with T2D yields 40 new potentially causative genes that may transcend ancestry.

Half of Hospitalized COVID-19 Survivors Report at Least 1 Enduring Symptom at 2 Years
May 13, 2022

Long COVID symptoms affected 55% of persons hospitalized for the infection, regardless of severity of initial illness, report a Chinese team of investigators.

National Survey Finds Primary Care in Crisis
May 12, 2022

Primary care clinician burnout is at an all-time high and 25% of clinicians plan to leave within the next 3 years, according to a recent US survey.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

Shingrix: Who Needs It and Who Doesn't?
May 12, 2022

A 55-year-old healthy man has a rash on his back that is diagnosed as shingles. He has never received any shingles vaccine–is he eligible now? Plus 3 more patient scenarios.

Patient-centered Treatment for Obesity: Guidelines from the Canadian Obesity Society
May 12, 2022

The Canadian Obesity Society advocates for a therapeutic approach to obesity that removes stigma, focuses on individual patient goals, and favors body health over body weight.

Seen in the ED: Elevated Troponin
May 11, 2022

The patient is a young man who presents after resolution of several hours of chest pain. He is recovering from a lower GI illness and still taking Cipro. What's your Dx?

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

What’s Next in Brain Health? Lifestyle Interventions, Says One Expert
May 11, 2022

Henry Mahncke, PhD, explains why lifestyle interventions, such as diet and exercise, could be prescribed down the line to improve brain health.

Tailored Diabetes Risk Assessment May Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnosis
May 11, 2022

Lowering thresholds for BMI value and age of first diabetes screening among large US minority populations could greatly increase rates of diagnosis and improve care.