A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of fatigue, cold intolerance, constipation, and menorrhagia. She has no recent history of iodinated contrast or iodine supplementation. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next diagnostic test?
30 Aug 2022
Two physicians discuss identifying microaggressions and learning how to speak up.
1 Sep 2022
A 70-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up of osteoporosis, diagnosed 5 years ago. What is the most appropriate management?
22 Nov 2022
With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022
A Chinese study of a healthy community population found adrenal tumors in 1.6% of men and 1.2% of women. Prevalence increased with age from 0.2% in adults ages 18 to 25 years to 3.2% in adults older than age 65 years.
13 Sep 2022
A 20-year-old woman is evaluated for a several-month history of unintentional weight loss, diarrhea, poor glycemic control, and pruritic rash. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus 2 years ago. Medications are insulin glargine and insulin aspart injection. What is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
1 Jul 2022
Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, according to an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019.
20 Jul 2021
Experts addressed appropriate surveillance after thyroid cancer treatment and tips for combating unhappiness in patients on thyroid replacement therapies.
1 May 2021
A 78-year-old woman is evaluated for osteoporosis. She was diagnosed 5 years ago following a fragility fracture in the left hip. Following medical treatment and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, what is the most appropriate management?
19 Apr 2022
An accompanying editorial said that the results of this systematic review and meta-analysis should end controversy over whether small, benign tumors require follow-up imaging.
25 Jun 2019