The Numbers: >90% of US adults aged ≥65 yrs have diabetes; 33% of those have T2DM; ~50% of older adults have prediabetes. We highlight new Endocrine Society treatment guidance.
This quick slideshow sheds light on 3 common eating disorders that can impact patients across all populations.
Primary care clinicians may be the first to note an abnormal headache pattern that calls for referral. What do you know about these not-so-simple headaches?
To manage cholesterol in your patients, it still helps to know your numbers, new guidelines notwithstanding. Here, 8 simple questions that take you back to basics.
Cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids accrue over multiple risk factors; the higher the Omega-3 Index, the lower the risk of mortality.
The consequences of elevated triglycerides range from xanthomas to CVD. Here, a primer on the mechanism of omega-3 fatty acid therapy.
Favorable results seen with sofosbuvir-containing regimens in these complex patients need to be tempered with the high potential for adverse drug interactions.
A community health model based on direct treatment via primary care epxanded detection and treatment of HCV and also increased life expectancy.
Here: a quick overview of updates to the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.