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General Endocrinology Endocrinologist Offers Concrete Guidance on Mentoring Clinical Trainees

Endocrinologist Offers Concrete Guidance on Mentoring Clinical Trainees

One practicing endocrinologist ponders whether mentoring medical students requires more than imparting knowledge.

Practice Management Revisiting the Legality of Curbside Consults in Clinical Practice

Revisiting the Legality of Curbside Consults in Clinical Practice

Most courts have asserted that curbside consults do not create a physician-patient relationship.

Practice Management More Than A Minute: The Downside To Pharmacy-Owned Clinics

More Than A Minute: The Downside To Pharmacy-Owned Clinics

A clinician examines the downside to "minute clinics" vs traditional primary care.

Case Studies

Obesity Post-Bariatric Surgery Changes in Vision

Post-Bariatric Surgery Changes in Vision

A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.

Obesity Episodes of Dizziness, Weakness After Bariatric Surgery

Episodes of Dizziness, Weakness After Bariatric Surgery

A patient came to the clinic to discuss her dizzy spells 4 years after her Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.

Latest Slideshows

The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

The Effects of Alcohol on The Body's Major Systems

Varying degrees of alcohol consumption affect every major organ system.

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Diagnostic Work-Up of Thyroid Nodules: Ruling out Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The American Thyroid Association recently published updated evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing adults with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid ...

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Latest in Obesity

CRF and BMI Associated With Mid-Life HF

After adjustment for established risk factors, higher BMI during mid-life was "significantly associated" with elevated risk of hospitalization for HF.

All-Cause, Cause-Specific Mortality Increased With Elevated BMI

Patients at maximum BMI in overweight, obese I and obese II categories had an increased risk of all-cause death.

CV Event Risk Increased With Weight Fluctation

Body weight fluctuations can be linked to higher mortality and cardiovascular events, regardless of traditional CV risk factors.

Latest in General Endocrinology

Timing of Cognitive Decline Linked to Insulin Resistance

Researchers examined the link between insulin resistance, fasting insulin and glucose, glycated hemoglobin, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and decreased cognitive performance.

Clinician Offers Concrete Guidance on Mentoring Trainees

One practicing endocrinologist ponders whether mentoring medical students requires more than imparting knowledge.

Contraceptive Use Raises Stroke Risk in Comorbid Migraine

The use of combined hormonal contraceptives significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine with aura but not in women with migraine without aura.

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