Keys to taking a neurological history
The most powerful tool in neurology is the history and physical exam, including the
requirement that patients walk in the presence of neurologists, in order to better
New insulins present benefits, challenges
Insulin types and doses newly approved by the FDA present new opportunities and challenges
for glycemic control.
Pearls for lowering lipids
New guidelines recommend basing treatment decisions on levels of risk rather than
NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which accounts for 30% to 40% of chronic
liver disease in the U.S. today, is the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome
and is associated with sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Unwind the 'story' to diagnose asthma, allergies
Every asthma or allergy patient has a story, and the details that the patients relate
tell the internist how best to manage and treat several conditions that are interrelated
and frequently comorbid.