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Antibody therapy gets EUA, studies show pandemic's effects on emergency care

Sotrovimab received an emergency use authorization (EUA) for some high-risk outpatients with COVID-19, and multiple studies found changed patterns in cardiac emergencies and care associated with the pandemic.

ACP advises on physician suicide prevention; study examines depression in med students

New ethical guidance from the College offers advice on how to respond to physician suicide, while a recent study found that depressive symptoms became more common as medical students progressed through school.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up evaluation of dementia

A 53-year-old woman is brought to the office by her husband for follow-up evaluation of behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia, which was diagnosed 9 months ago. Her clinical symptoms of occasional aphasia, minor memory impairment, behavioral disinhibition, and obsessive-compulsive behaviors have worsened since diagnosis and have become disruptive. Her husband asks about possible medications to control her symptoms. What is the most appropriate medication to recommend?

CGM decreased HbA1c levels, hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes

Two industry-supported studies of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) found encouraging results in patients with type 2 diabetes, leading editorialists to call for broadened access to the technology in this population, particularly in primary care.

ACP Governance Committee seeks Regent, Treasurer nominees for 2022

All candidates for Regent and Treasurer must declare their intent to become a candidate by Aug. 1, 2021.

ACP's Patient and Interprofessional Partnership Initiative offers new toolkits

The General Team Care Toolkit shares best practices and real-life examples of team-based clinical care models, while the Engaging Informal Caregivers Toolkit helps physicians partner with caregivers.

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.