If it Quacks like a Duck, Tell the Patient it's a Duck
The words we use as clinicians to describe illness to our patients should be precise, the meaning unequivocal. Our blogger shares a case in point.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Update on Screening
How do you screen for gestational diabetes? Our blogger reviews the one- and two-step strategies.
Is Recertification Worth It?
Over the past few years, there has been much discussion about needed changes in how internists maintain their ABIM certification.
Fructosamine: a Potentially Useful Surrogate
Under what circumstances may fructosamine levels be useful in monitoring glucose control?
The Uninsured, Hospitalized Patient
When someone in the hospital needs to see a specialist, particularly a specialty where there are so few of us, I don’t understand how one can just refuse.
Pump It Up: Steroid-Induced Diabetes
How would you treat glucose excursions in a patient treated with prednisone?
Happiness in Endocrinology
I believe it is the human aspect of my job that keeps me from flinging my laptop against the wall every day.
SMBG: Troubleshooting with your Patients
Our blogger discusses potential issues your patients may face with self-monitoring of blood glucose and offers troubleshooting tips.
Five Fallacies (and Facts) about Diabetes
With the holidays upon us, this month’s topic is a timely one – diet/physical activity misconceptions you may hear from patients and their families.
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