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10 Essential Symposia for Primary Care at ADA 2020

10 Essential Symposia for Primary Care at ADA 2020

June 10th 2020

ADA

The American Diabetes Association kicks off its Virtual 80th Scientific Sessions on Friday, June 12, 2020. Here is our guide to top sessions.

Can Telehealth Bridge Disparities in Access to Pulmonary Rehab?

Can Telehealth Bridge Disparities in Access to Pulmonary Rehab?

May 24th 2019

ATS

DALLAS--In a session at the American Thoracic Society meeting this week study authors reported on gaps in post-discharge care for COPD and on tele-rehabilitation as possible bridge. 

From ATS 2019: Update on Factors that May Help Predict ILD Outcomes

From ATS 2019: Update on Factors that May Help Predict ILD Outcomes

May 23rd 2019

ATS

DALLAS-Studies on 3 factors that may help guide intervention for patients with ILD were presented: factors during mechanical ventilation, WBC count, and weight loss.

ATS Highlights Advances in the Prediction of COPD Outcomes

ATS Highlights Advances in the Prediction of COPD Outcomes

May 23rd 2019

ATS

DALLAS--Results of 3 studies presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting this week focus on the predictive role of disease exacerbations, machine learning, and Hgb levels in COPD. 

E-Cigarettes: The New Addiction and Why Physicians Must be Concerned

E-Cigarettes: The New Addiction and Why Physicians Must be Concerned

May 22nd 2019

ATS

DALLAS-At the American Thoracic Society meeting thought leaders cited disturbing trends in e-cigarette use by teens and warned of health dangers, known and unknown.

Rethinking Supplemental Oxygen: Physicians, Patients, and Caregivers Weigh In

Rethinking Supplemental Oxygen: Physicians, Patients, and Caregivers Weigh In

May 21st 2019

ATS

DALLAS--Supplemental oxygen helps patients with lung disease manage better day-to-day, but according to speakers gathered at the ATS meeting in Dallas this week, it can also add to disease burden.

A Pro-Con Debate on How to Care for Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease

A Pro-Con Debate on How to Care for Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease

May 21st 2019

ATS

DALLAS--Which patients are candidates for antifibrotic therapy? Is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation appropriate for all ILD patients? The topics were hotly debated on Monday at the American Thoracic Society meeting. 

Type 2 Diabetes: Clinical Suspicion and Diagnosis

Type 2 Diabetes: Clinical Suspicion and Diagnosis

May 8th 2019

ADA

Who is at risk for T2DM? How often should you screen? What are the cut offs for Dx? Revisit the basics in 5 minutes or less.

A Non-smoker with Progressive Dyspnea, No Cough

A Non-smoker with Progressive Dyspnea, No Cough

January 1st 2018

ATS

Dorothy is 55-years-old, has never smoked, and was well until 1 year ago when she first noticed mild dyspnea on exertion; it has gotten progressively worse.

COPD Exacerbations: Frequently Asked Questions

COPD Exacerbations: Frequently Asked Questions

January 1st 2018

ATS

A pulmonologist answers some of the most common questions he hears from colleagues and students about COPD exacerbations and their management.