AAPA 2019 Annual Meeting
The ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes should be used in clinical practice to manage patients at risk of developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
The new guidelines for preventing female heart disease contain some significant changes from the recommendations made just three years ago. The American Heart Association’s new CVD-prevention guidelines for women view heart disease as a lifelong danger of varying intensity and take a long-term approach to prevention. The guidelines are designed to help clinicians customize preventive…
Alternative Medicine Update
High in essential fatty acids, flaxseed—as well as meal and oil derived from it—are touted as effective agents to lower LDL and reduce cardiovascular (CV) risks.
Alternative Meds Update
The seeds of the fenugreek plant, which are used for medicinal purposes, contain saponins, alkaloids and other antioxidants.
The most recent guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology
include pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy for hyperuricemia.
A patient presents with a yellow plaque on her left eyelid and a yellow papule on her left cheek. Are the two related?
Neurology Information Center
Although an estimated 82 million people worldwide will be affected by dementia by 2030, research demonstrates that cognitive decline often goes unrecognized in primary care settings.
Case 1 A 12-year-old boy presents to the dermatology clinic with a reddish-brown rash. His mother reports that the rash started as reddish-brown spots and has become very itchy, often keeping her son up at night. She is concerned that it may be varicella zoster virus infection. Physical examination reveals scaly, erythematous macules with areas…