Combining these agents may compound GI complications. New guidelines help primary-care clinicians identify and protect patients most at risk.
The patient has diabetes, asthma, and a family history of celiac disease.
The risk of colorectal neoplasia is low five years after negative screening.
Consumption of nuts, corn, popcorn, and berries was not associated with an increased risk for diverticular disease in a prospective cohort study.
After all other potential causes have been ruled out, I attribute elevated liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase) to a fatty liver. This, of course, is usually noted on ultrasound or CT scan. How often should the enzymes be checked as part of routine monitoring? When should additional tests be ordered if the enzyme…