What is the role of ACE inhibition or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) within regard to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Patients with cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, cancer and diabetes are at increased risk for contracting COVID-19 and have a worse prognosis, said the American College of Cardiology in a clinical bulletin released March 6.
When it comes to the benefits of exercise more is not always better. According to a scientific statement published February 26th, 2020 in the journal Circulation while exercise is associated with many positive health benefits, just like medicine, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.
One of the great things about medicine is that you interact with all kinds of people every day. Male, female, young, old, people of different ethnic backgrounds and economic status. These interactions can be moving, challenging or funny, but some can be frustrating. Here are examples of some of my patient encounters which serve as reminders of how essential patient education is in clinical practice.