A 14-year-old adolescent with epilepsy presents with increasing episodes of nosebleeds, increased rate of speech, leg pain with little exercise, and irritable mood. Learn how delayed diagnosis of Graves disease affected her treatment.
Once thought to be rare, the prevalence of primary aldosteronism is estimated to be 5% to 17%, although the condition remains underdiagnosed.
Ischemic optic neuropathies are the most common acute optic nerve pathology in patients older than 50 years of age.
A 38-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of a leg rash. The rash was first noted approximately 18 months previously and had been slowly increasing in size.
A patient living near an area experiencing frequent wildfires is concerned about the potential negative effect that the wildfires may have on his health.
A man with morbid obesity, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea presents with shortness of breath and dyspnea on exertion. What is the next step in care?
A woman presents to the emergency department with lethargy and marked shortness of breath after being discharged from another hospital for pyelonephritis complicated by cardiac arrest.
A man presents to the emergency department having had palpitations for the past week, and he has a medical history of hypertension, obesity, and hyperlipidemia. What’s the diagnosis?
A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.
An older women with type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis experienced improvements with one condition at the expense of the other.
A type 1 diabetes patient presents to an outpatient facility agitated and slurring his words. Emergency medical help was called to assist the patient.
A patient, aged 60 years, was admitted to the hospital to undergo renal transplant therapy. He had a history of type 2 diabetes for 15 years.
When creating outpatient diabetes management plan, the patient’s inpatient medication regimen should be considered but not necessarily replicated.
A patient diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia presents to the foot clinic after 1 month of swelling, redness, and warmth in the left foot.
A 25-year-old woman newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes presents with insidious onset of recurrent hypoglycemia and is given a CGM device.
After a patient’s elective surgery was postponed due to glucose readings, an assessment of his medical profile and history were evaluated to manage his type 2 diabetes mellitus complications.
Heavy metal exposure from a patient’s well water accelerated multisystem damage associated with diabetes.
A 33-year-old previously healthy woman, gravida 1, para 0, presented during her first trimester with palpitations and an increase in sweating.
Despite adhering to lifestyle modifications, a woman’s glycemic control remains inadequate.