Expert Interviews

EHR-integrated Remote Monitoring of Hypertension: A Pilot Study in Primary Care
November 12, 2021

EHR-integrated remote BP monitoring was evaluated in a primary care Medicare population to assess uptake and initial effects on hypertension management.

"Obesity is a Medically Approachable Problem" and Other Lessons with Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD
November 05, 2021

The evidence that obesity is pathophysiologic dysfunction in the human body places it squarely in the realm of chronic disease, according to obesity specialist Kaplan. Let’s treat it accordingly.

The Future of Obesity Medicine in Primary Care: A Conversation with Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD
November 04, 2021

Primary care leadership is essential to the future of obesity medicine, says Kaplan, but treatment needs to be within the normal scope of primary care practice. Hear him explain.

Optimizing Treatment for Patients With IBD
November 03, 2021

A glance at therapeutic strategies being investigated to improve the treatment and outcomes of patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease.

IBD: Managing Ongoing Disease Activity
November 03, 2021

How to best treat a patient with inflammatory bowel disease who demonstrates no disease response to initial biologic treatment, as well as insight surrounding the treatment of patients who develop perianal disease.

Monitoring a Patient on Biologic Therapy Used for IBD
November 03, 2021

Recommendations for monitoring a 24-year-old woman treated with biologic therapy to manage inflammatory bowel disease to evaluate treatment efficacy.

Bariatric Surgery: Clinician and Patient Barriers to the First Conversation
November 02, 2021

A clinical psychologist from the Mayo Clinic Bariatric Center in Jacksonville, FL, explains and corrects key misperceptions that inhibit open discussion of the therapy.

UCSF Cardiologist Tells Hypertension Self-management Study Success Story
November 01, 2021

Alexis Beatty, MD, MAS, highlights findings from the first peer-reviewed published study to report long-term experience with a digital health app for hypertension.

Selecting a Biologic Therapy for IBD
October 27, 2021

Factors that impact which biologic therapy a gastrointestinal specialist may initiate for a patient with inflammatory bowel disease, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Measuring Treatment Response in Patients With IBD
October 27, 2021

Recommendations when assessing response to biologic therapies used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease.