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KDIGO guideline summary provides key points for treating diabetes, chronic kidney disease

Authors from the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Work Group provided a synopsis of key recommendations on comprehensive care, glycemic monitoring and targets, lifestyle interventions, antihyperglycemic therapies, and educational and integrated care approaches.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/01/10/1.htm
10 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: 2-week history of fatigue, poor appetite, arthralgia, and rash

A 19-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-week history of fatigue, poor appetite, arthralgia of the hands and knees, and a rash, all of which appeared 1 day after a beach trip. After physical exam, lab studies, and kidney ultrasound, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/01/17/3.htm
17 Jan 2023

Internal medicine: Validating our identity and value

ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/internal-medicine-validating-our-identity-and-value.htm
1 Sep 2022

Digital decision aid may be useful for older adults with CKD

A randomized controlled trial found that a web-based decision aid tailored to older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) improved decision quality and clarified treatment preferences.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/12/20/2.htm
20 Dec 2022

Pinpointing primary hyperparathyroidism

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/pinpointing-primary-hyperparathyroidism.htm
1 Apr 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for hypertension, chronic kidney disease

A 74-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for hypertension and slowly progressive chronic kidney disease. She reports that she feels well and has no symptoms. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/12/13/3.htm
13 Dec 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for chronic hypertension

A 44-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for chronic hypertension. Over the past month, her average blood pressure measured with home blood pressure monitoring was 150/90 mm Hg. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/11/3.htm
11 Oct 2022

Obituaries

ACP remembers College leaders.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/01/obituaries.htm
1 Jan 2022

MKSAP quiz: Appropriate treatment for primary hyperaldosteronism

A 67-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for resistant hypertension. He was recently evaluated for primary hyperaldosteronism, and the screening plasma aldosterone concentration/plasma renin activity ratio was >20. A dedicated adrenal CT scan showed diffuse bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. After history and physical, cardiac and pulmonary exams, and discussion of patient preferences, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/07/19/3.htm
19 Jul 2022

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/03/home.htm
1 Mar 2011

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