Familial hypercholesterolemia is one of the most clinically relevant monogenic disorders contributing to the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Among other strategies, clinicians can suggest changes to lifestyle habits, encourage sleep hygiene, and prescribe pharmacologic interventions to combat risk for metabolic syndrome in shift workers.
A major adverse effect of glucocorticoid treatment is significant bone loss, which is most pronounced in the first 3 to 6 months of use.
The increase in incidence of T1DM may not be solely a result of genetics and environmental factors, but also that of gut microbiota.
In the management of PNETs it is important to differentiate between functional and nonfunctional PNETs in order to determine the course of treatment.
In most cases of overt hyperthyroidism, patients present with a constellation of symptoms, and appropriate treatment depends on the underlying mechanism.
Obesity has many effects on the skin, and physicians should be aware of the conditions common to their patients in order to diagnosis and treat the dermatoses of obesity.
Burnout is thought to be the direct result of occupational demands that consistently outweigh the physical, mental, and psychological abilities of individuals suffering from it.
Steven Coca, DO, outlines the importance of early identification of kidney disease in patients with diabetes and the potential to use artificial intelligence for this purpose.
Even though overall drug development times have not changed, questions about the clinical benefit of the drugs that have been approved through expedited pathways are being raised.
Depression and obesity are commonly seen together, with obesity increasing the risk for depression and depression making weight loss harder.
In the case of hypothyroidism, Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common autoimmune presentation.
First impressions are an important part of the patient-physician relationship, because they can affect the quality of the relationship well beyond the initial encounter.
A highly publicized custody dispute in Texas has garnered attention from medical societies and policy makers alike.
The clinical approach to management of Cushing disease is often complex and education on a clear approach is paramount.
Researchers performed a systematic review of clinical practice guidelines to identify nonpharmacologic recommendations for osteoporosis treatment.
The benefits of treating overt hypothyroidism in women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy are clear, but there is less clarity regarding the maternofetal and neonatal effects of subclinical hypothyroidism.
Researchers found data that showed hepatitis C virus infection is linked to an increased risk for diabetes mellitus in both chronic hepatitis patients and patients with cirrhosis from hepatitis C.
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
This report provides an update on the use of diagnostic tests for asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism in clinical practice.