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MKSAP Quiz: Genetic consult for breast cancer risk

A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/13/3.htm
13 Sep 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Oct 2022

ACP offers guidance on ethical use of genetic testing, precision medicine

The College notes that genetic testing should be guided by the best interests of the patient, scientific evidence, and ethical standards and that testing must be clinically indicated, among other positions.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/02/5.htm
2 Aug 2022

Don't miss these rare GI diseases

An expert offers evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating five rare disorders of the GI system at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/dont-miss-these-rare-gi-diseases.htm
1 Jul 2022

Updated ACP Ethics Manual addresses genetic testing, telemedicine, end-of-life care

The seventh edition of the ACP Ethics Manual reaffirms ethical tenets of medicine and reexamines their application in changing circumstances.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/01/15/2.htm
15 Jan 2019

Gestational diabetes associated with risks later in life, but lifestyle makes a difference, studies find

A review found increased risks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in women who had gestational diabetes, while another study showed that five markers of a healthy lifestyle were associated with a significant reduction in risk of developing type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/27/4.htm
27 Sep 2022

New category of OTC hearing aids; FMT and monkeypox

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/new-category-of-otc-hearing-aids-fmt-and-monkeypox.htm
1 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up after upper endoscopy, colonoscopy

A 21-year-old woman is evaluated at follow-up after upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, which were performed because of iron deficiency anemia unresponsive to oral iron therapy. Upper endoscopy revealed fundic gland polyps carpeting the stomach and multiple small adenomatous polyps in the duodenum. Following a colonoscopy, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/06/14/3.htm
14 Jun 2022

Target unique genetic diseases through common pathways

Marfan syndrome may benefit from angiotension receptor blockers, just one example of how genetic diseases can be cured by available drugs instead of genetic cures, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/09/genomics.htm
1 Sep 2008

Whole-genome sequencing finds rare genetic disease risk in 1 of 5 healthy adults

While some primary care physicians may be able to manage genomic information appropriately, findings could prompt increased health care use with limited clinical value, the researchers said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/06/27/2.htm
27 Jun 2017

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