Expert Interviews

Is There Room for TikTok in Medicine? A Young Clinician Explains
May 25, 2022

Lead author of a recent study discusses why clinicians may be hesitant to use TikTok and how social media may shape health care going forward.

Where Should SGLT-2 Inhibitor Therapy Begin? Thoughts from Drs Mikhail Kosiborod and Neil Skolnik
May 25, 2022

Kosiborod, a cardiologist, and Skolnik, a family practitioner, agree no single specialty owns that prescription and that "it takes a village to care for a patient."

Diabetes Device Comparison Made Easy: The Story Behind DiabetesWise Pro
May 23, 2022

Compare, contrast, price shop, prescribe. DiabetesWise Pro developer Korey Hood, PhD, highlights the tool all primary care clinicians should try.

Tezepelumab Reduces Asthma Exacerbations by More than Half, Reports NAVIGATOR Study Author
May 19, 2022

Njira Lugogo, MD, sat down with Patient Care Online to discuss findings from the prespecified exploratory analysis of the NAVIGATOR study that she presented at ATS 2022.

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Belong to Patients, Not a Specialty or Primary Care: Experts Discuss
May 18, 2022

Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, a cardiologist and Neil Skolnik, MD, a primary care physician, agree that whoever is seeing the patient should prescribe the drug that is needed.

Quality of HTN-related Videos on TikTok: Study Author Shares Findings
May 13, 2022

Lead author of a recent study sat down with Patient Care to discuss how clinicians are using the popular video sharing app and the quality of content available.

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.

Interview: Delay in Second-line T2D Treatment Among Younger US Veterans Sparks Investigator Concern
May 10, 2022

HbA1c levels over time were found higher at initiation of second-line treatment in veterans aged 55 years and younger, a trend unsettling to a new study's lead author.

Study Author Reviews Results: Trends in Time to Initiation of Second-line T2D Treatment
May 05, 2022

Initiation of second-line type 2 diabetes treatment is lagging while A1c at the time it is introduced is climbing. The author of a new study highlights his findings on clinical inertia.

When Does Cannabis Use Become Addictive? Expert Explains How to Help Patients Navigate This Grey Area
May 04, 2022

As more states legalize cannabis for recreational purposes, it is critical for clinicians to help patients safely navigate its use.