You are seeing 4 patients for their annual visits today. For which of them are you most likely to order testing for adult-onset growth hormone deficiency?
Making the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is generally easier in children because the outcome of short stature is readily apparent. The task is more difficult in those with adult-onset deficiency because the symptoms are generally nonspecific, so a higher index of suspicion is required. Which of the following tests is considered the gold standard for diagnosing GHD in adults?
In this video, Andrew Freeman, MD, leads a panel discussion around nutritional counseling in the cardiology clinic. Panelists include Emilio Ros, MD, PhD; Monica Aggarwal, MD; Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc; James O'Keefe, MD; and Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD.
In this podcast, Sri Banerjee, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS, Anayra Tua-Lopez, PhD, MPH, and David Harvey, PhD, MPH, speak about the racial differences in the association between endocrine disruptors and obesity, including higher BPA levels found in Hispanic Americans compared with the general population in the United States.
This article is part of a series describing and differentiating dermatologic lumps and bumps. In part 9, facial angiofibromas, ungual fibromas, and shagreen patch are described.
In October, we listed 8 Spooky ICD-10 Codes You May Need on Halloween. Now, we are examining some of the ICD-10 codes you are most likely to encounter over the Thanksgiving holiday.
The researchers created the survey to better understand health care providers’ experience with and comfortability with prescribing medication for lupus nephritis, as well as at what time during the disease process they prescribe medication.
In this Q&A, Ping Liu, PhD, and Pietro Ravani, MD, PhD, answer our questions about the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease and discuss how the current definition of CKD does not consider age-related kidney function decline.
To evaluate laboratory parameters during the early course of lupus nephritis and their association with long-term stability of kidney function, the researchers enrolled 433 patients between 2008 and 2017 and evaluated their laboratory results at baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months.
The gastrointestinal tract is home to microorganisms that exist in close relation with host cells. The microbes in the gut are estimated to comprise 1000 to 1200 bacterial species and at least 100 trillion bacteria, the majority of which are in the colon.