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Newer, older insulin formulations may offer similar glucose-lowering effects

The findings may help inform decisions about insulin therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes, for example, when minimizing weight gain or nocturnal hypoglycemia is a priority.

HPV testing compared with cytology may result in less cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Clinicians will have to choose between primary human papillomavirus testing and co-testing based on modeling and cost-effectiveness studies, an editorial noted.

MKSAP Quiz: Pain in the buttocks region

A 79-year-old man is evaluated for pain in the buttocks region. He has been bedbound at home during lymphoma treatment. He describes the pain as severe when sitting and has difficulty finding a comfortable position lying down as well. He has the least pain when standing, but he is unable to stand for very long. Following a physical exam and discovery of a lesion, what is the most appropriate management?

CDC expands recommendations for latent tuberculosis treatment

Expanded recommendations specifically include use in children, in persons co-infected with HIV/AIDS and latent tuberculosis, and by self-administration.

ACP launches online, interactive heart failure guide for patients

The interactive platform lets patients explore the definition, causes, symptoms, and treatment options for heart failure.

Reminder: Governance Committee seeks Regent and Treasurer candidates for 2019

All candidates for Regent and Treasurer must declare their intent to become a candidate by Aug. 1, 2018.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.