Search results for "Endocrinology"
E-consults can empower, burden physicians
E-consults, which have become more common, increase access to subspecialty expertise but can increase stress on primary care clinicians due to the administrative time and clinical effort that they require.
1 Oct 2018
‘Nonfunctional’ adrenal tumors may be linked to incident diabetes
Risk for incident diabetes is significantly higher in patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors than in those without, and the term “nonfunctional” may minimize the potential contribution of adrenal hormone secretion to cardiometabolic risk, researchers said.
2 Aug 2016
Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis
Recent studies indicate that late-life bone resiliency has been eroding, and newly released guidelines suggest diagnostic and treatment strategies to counteract that slide among women.
1 Jan 2017
New Doctor's Dilemma™ app for iPhone
A new iPhone app for ACP's Doctor's Dilemma is now available.
18 May 2010
MKSAP Quiz: Painless neck swelling
A 65-year-old man is evaluated because of painless neck swelling and difficulty swallowing that has progressively worsened over the last year. He does not have hoarseness, but he feels as though his voice is not as strong as it was in the past. Medical history is significant for multiple thyroid nodules. Fine-needle aspiration of three of the largest nodules 5 years ago showed that all nodules were benign on cytologic examination. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable, and he takes no medications. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and thyroid ultrasound, what is the most appropriate treatment?.
1 Jun 2016
Continuous glucose monitoring gains traction in hospitals
Real-time continuous glucose monitoring is seeing a real-world trial after the FDA stated it would not object to its use during the COVID-19 pandemic
1 Mar 2021
MKSAP Quiz: evaluation for a rapidly enlarging neck mass
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 78-year-old woman with a rapidly enlarging neck mass that has been present for 4 weeks and is associated with neck discomfort, dysphagia, and hoarseness.
7 Jul 2015
Endocrine Society launches diabetes e-learning initiative
Members invited to take survey on specialty choice satisfactionACP receives grant from ABIM Foundation to improve care transitionsRate ACP's mobile website
8 Mar 2011
Keep a close eye on the kidneys in diabetes
Screening and adherence to best prescribing practices offer two key ways to prevent or slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in patients with diabetes.
1 Sep 2020
Guideline issued on managing osteoporosis in men
The Endocrine Society last week issued a clinical practice guideline on managing osteoporosis in men.
26 Jun 2012