Aida Vega, MD


Improved Diabetes and Kidney Function Control With KidneyIntelX

Drs Aide Vega and Fernando Carnavali highlight the increased control in both diabetes and kidney function with the use of KidneyIntelX in patients with DKD.

Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS


Vaccines are Crucial for At-risk Populations

It is critical for physicians to urge patients with obesity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as they are one of the highest risk patient populations.

Rose McNulty


Comorbidities Associated with COPD Affect Outcomes, Require Attention

At the 2023 American Thoracic Society International Conference a symposium focused on common comorbidities seen with COPD, their management, and research needs.

Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC


Role of Bempedoic Acid in Clinical Practice

Experts discuss key takeaways from the review article “Role of Bempedoic Acid in Clinical Practice”, clinical implications, and the greatly anticipated CLEAR Outcomes trial.

Linda Girgis, MD


How to Handle Medical Misinformation in the Clinic

These tips from a family physician on managing misinformation in the exam room can help reduce the spread of false and misleading narratives.

Hayden E. Klein


Diabetes- and CVD-Related Mortality Rise after Steady 10-Year Decline

Since 2014, the age-adjusted mortality rate for diabetes and CVD has increased by 1% after an overall decline between 1999 and 2019, new research finds.

Suzanne Cuda, MD


To Fight Childhood Obesity, Use the Best Tools Available

Obesity affects nearly 20% of US children, impacting both current and future health. The 2020 update of the Pediatric Obesity Algorithm provides expert treatment guidance.

Joseph Elengickal


Medical Students Augment Accurate Information During Pandemic

Students from the Medical College of Georgia, unable to care directly for COVID-19 patients, combined their individual skills to keep accurate information flowing.

Matt Hoffman


First Biosimilar for Multiple Sclerosis Wins FDA Approval

The first biosimilar to the approved formulation of natalizumab is indicated for relapsing forms of MS and for induction/maintenance of remission in adults with Crohn disease.

Alex Evans, PharmD, MBA


Mental Health & Cardiovascular Disease: What's the Link?

What does the latest research say about the association between mental health and cardiovascular disease? Scroll through our quick slideshow for an overview.

Jesse Noyes


The Impact of Ozempic in the US: 3 Takeaways from a Recent Survey

Nearly half of responding medical professionals said patients without T2D have asked for an Ozempic Rx and about 18% of them have provided one, avoiding significant backlash for a denial.

Rebekah Bernard, MD


How to Spot and Approach a Colleague in Distress

Mental health issues among health care professionals have always been normal; now that we can acknowledge them, we must, says a family physician and wellness advocate.

Nicholas Pennings, DO


Diabetes and Obesity: Why Obesity Treatment Should Come First

An obesity specialist explains why clinicians should start at the root cause when managing patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Denise Myshko


Rise in GLP-1 Mimetic Demand Will Continue as Pluripotency Expands

The class of GLP-1 receptor agonists and similar agents, originally approved to treat type 2 diabetes, also reduce body weight and reduce CVD risk; what's next?

Isabella Ciccone, MPH


Incorporating Blood-Based Biomarkers Advances Approach to Diagnosing Alzheimer Disease

The Alzheimer's Association chief science officer discusses release of updated diagnostic guidelines for AD, which incorporate use of plasma-based biomarkers.

Steven Peskin, MD


Q&A: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Devices and Technologies

Wade Brosius, DO, Shelton Hager, MD, and Steven Peskin, MD, answer questions relating to diabetic retinopathy screening devices and highlight novel technologies utilized in this space.

Allen Dobson, Jr, MD, FAAFP


Q&A: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Devices and Technologies

Wade Brosius, DO, Shelton Hager, MD, and Steven Peskin, MD, answer questions relating to diabetic retinopathy screening devices and highlight novel technologies utilized in this space.

Bob Kronemyer


Parents Negative Beliefs about HPV Vaccination Create Barriers to Adolescent Uptake, a New Study Suggests

Parent's stigmatizing beliefs about the HPV vaccine may keep them from communicating openly with teens' clinicians, creating barriers to getting shots in arms.

Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS


Social Determinants of Obesity: Treating Urban & Rural Patients

Social determinants of health vary between patients living in different environments, so what are the key factors to consider when creating a treatment plan?

Patient Care Online Editorial Staff


CARDIOLOGY: 2021 Clinical Focus Collection

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021 recap, tests of clinical knowledge, expert interviews, and more in this roundup from Patient Care Online.

John Russell, MD, FAAFP


Role Of Patient Education And Empowerment In Vaccination Efforts

Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir, PHARMD, MPH, AAHIVP, leads a conversation on the importance of vaccination in the defense and protection against viral infections, such as the flu.

Logan Lutton


Early Increase in Positive Flu Tests Seen Among Young Adults

Pockets of positive tests for influenza A(H3N2), including on college campuses, may herald the opening of the 2021-2022 flu season.

Jill Warren


How to Keep Patients Engaged with Primary Care

The pandemic has altered how patients access and use health care. Now is the time for primary care clinicians to rebuild important connections with them.

Cynthia Li


New Doctors Could be Telehealth Natives

Consider all the first year medical students introduced to patient care in 2020 via computer screens and monitors. A young telehealth native tells her story.

Pearl Steinzor


PCOS Ups Risk of Maternal, but Not Neonatal Adverse Outcomes in Women with T2D in Pregnancy

Women with PCOS and T2D in pregnancy were at greater risk for high insulin requirements, excess weight gain, and worsening of pregestation hypertension if treated with metformin.

Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES


Unmet Needs in Diabetes Management

Dr Diana Isaacs provides insight on current challenges in the clinical treatment of patients with diabetes and shares clinical pearls for the use of CGMs in disease management.

Elizabeth Klodas, MD


For the Statin-Intolerant or Statin-Unwilling Patient, Part 2: Other Pharmaceutical Options

For the 1 in 3 individuals with hyperlipidemia who can't or won't take a statin, preventive cardiologist Elizabeth Klodas, MD, details 3 alternative drug classes.

Eden Miller, DO


Take-Home Thoughts for Managing Diabetes

Eden Miller, DO, shares key takeaways on how personalized treatment helps in the management of diabetes.

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