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.
27 Sep 2022
Patients with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can sometimes hide in plain sight.
1 Sep 2022
Removing milk, wheat, soy, eggs, tree nuts/peanuts, and fish/shellfish from one's diet and then gradually reintroducing these food categories identified a single food trigger for 69% of participating patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, a retrospective study found.
23 Aug 2022
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.
1 Sep 2022
A College position paper makes recommendations for strengthening the nation's food insecurity response, while new research finds that social programs for housing, food, and transportation may help reduce inpatient admissions and ED visits in adult Medicaid patients.
5 Jul 2022
We must be intentional in our efforts to address the needs of individuals experiencing health care disparities and inequities based on social drivers of health.
1 Sep 2022
A 57-year-old man is evaluated for recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain over the past 2 months. He was diagnosed with celiac disease 10 years ago when he presented with similar symptoms; at that time, symptoms resolved within 1 month of starting a gluten-free diet, which he has maintained since then. He has unintentionally lost 2 kg (5 lb) in the past 2 months. What condition should he be assessed for?
6 Sep 2022
For clinicians facing time constraints, several validated screener tools, whether administered in the office or through the EHR, can provide immediate actionable dietary feedback, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
18 Aug 2020
Diet-related diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, comprise a large portion of primary care visits in the U.S.
1 Jan 2020
An expert offers evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating five rare disorders of the GI system at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
1 Jul 2022