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Paternal metformin use associated with major birth defects

A prospective registry-based study in Denmark found that offspring of men who filled one or more prescriptions for metformin during the three months of developing fertilizing sperm were more likely to have a birth defect, while insulin and sulfonylureas were not associated with increased risk.
29 Mar 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Discuss bariatric surgery

A 39-year-old woman comes to the office to discuss bariatric surgery. She has been unable to lose weight with diet and exercise, including supervised weight loss programs. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment for this patient?
15 Feb 2022

Post-COVID-19 clinic director offers tips on lingering symptoms

The first step to treating patients with postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) is simple, one expert said: Believe them.
1 Jun 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.
1 Apr 2021

New guideline offers recommendations for older patients with diabetes or prediabetes

The Endocrine Society's new clinical practice guideline recommends lifestyle therapy, then metformin, then second-line drugs (but not sulfonylureas and glinides) or insulin for diabetes patients ages 65 years and older, among other advice.
2 Apr 2019

Talking about migraines

Collecting good data is the first step in sorting through the many drugs and devices that are used to treat migraines.
1 Jul 2019

Osteoarthritis can ease with easy changes

An optimal regimen starting with nonpharmacologic measures can help patients achieve notable relief.
1 May 2021

Guideline-based care underused for PAD, study says

Interventions to optimize secondary prevention, such as physician note “checklists” or other systematic prescription programs, might improve medication use and lifestyle counseling.
2 May 2017

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) number in the thousands, and new programs and policies are allowing them to tap into dialysis before their condition warrants emergency treatment.
1 Feb 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Diarrhea for 2 days

A 25-year-old woman emails her internist from Mexico with a report of diarrhea for 2 days. She is traveling and reports three to four loose bowel movements per day. She has been dining in the hotel restaurants but has also consumed foods and bottled soft drinks served with ice from local food vendors. She was given levofloxacin and loperamide to take with her on her trip. In addition to encouraging oral hydration, what is the most appropriate treatment recommendation for this patient?
30 Aug 2016

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