Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Dementia: Reducing the Risk With Every MealMarch 26th 2023
What is a safe, effective, and inexpensive way to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and dementia? What we eat is a key part of the answer. For one thing, doctors can suggest an appropriate diet to motivated patients, or to those who prefer a non-drug approach.
Breath Tests in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Dx: A Useful ToolMarch 26th 2023
(AUDIO) There are disparities in the sensitivities and specificities of glucose and lactose hydrogen breath tests used to diagnose small intestine bacterial overgrowth and to distinguish patients with irritable bowel syndrome from healthy individuals. Just how useful are these tests? Insights from an expert here.
Poster at ACG Shares Good News for Patients With Ulcerative ColitisMarch 26th 2023
(AUDIO) What is the natural history of systemic corticosteroid therapy in ulcerative colitis? Insights here from Dr Nabeel Khan, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Tulane Medical Center-author of a new study on this topic.
How the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Patients With HIVMarch 26th 2023
At an "exciting" time in HIV treatment, the Affordable Care Act offers the prospect of immediate treatment for newly diagnosed HIV. In this podcast, the author of a new report on the topic discusses how the Act will affect your patients' care.
Podcast: Clues to Simultaneous Control of Diabetes, Hypertension, and HyperlipidemiaMarch 26th 2023
Achieving sustained reductions of hyperlipidemia and blood pressure in a patient with diabetes is not impossible, but it's a challenge. A new study comparing two health systems shows which factors increase the odds of success.
Systemic Inflammation and Use of Diet to Stem DiseaseMarch 26th 2023
The popular media recently took a look at the connection between systemic inflammation and the many human diseases it’s responsible for. A lengthy article in the Wall Street Journal focused on the role of daily diet in the development and modulation of inflammation and noted the clinical use of biomarker C-reactive protein to measure inflammation levels. Harvard cardiologist Christopher Cannon offered tips on eating to beat inflammation and shed pounds at the same time from his new book titled The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Anti-Inflammation Diet. Alarming health news paired with a new book on diet can create a perfect storm of questions from you patients.