Pearls

Primary Care
Primary Care
10/27/2022
A 40-year-old man would often come to see his primary care provider concerned that he had a dangerous or urgent condition. He was about 20 pounds overweight and had elevated blood pressure, for which he...
10/27/2022
Nutrition
Nutrition
10/25/2022
Your patient is a 46-year-old man who has struggled in the past with sustained weight loss. He asks if there are any supplements that he could be taking that would make his efforts more effective.
10/25/2022
wound care
wound care
10/20/2022
A 25-year-old newlywed presented to a walk-in clinic after having fallen and injured his leg while hiking in the nearby national park on his honeymoon.
10/20/2022
Vitamin C
Vitamin C
10/18/2022
Your patient is a 38-year-old woman who has a history of breast cancer in her family. She is worried about different factors in her lifestyle that may increase the risk of developing cancer. She asks you if...
10/18/2022
stroke
stroke
10/13/2022
A 58-year-old Black man with a past medical history that included obesity, smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and atherosclerotic vascular disease, and a documented family history of stroke and...
10/13/2022
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
10/11/2022
Your patient is a 44-year-old man who was recently diagnosed with heart disease. He believes he has lived a healthy life and wants to understand his diagnosis. You ask about what he consumes in a day and,...
10/11/2022
Congenital Disorders
Congenital Disorders
10/06/2022
A 2-year-old boy presents with his parents to a pediatric clinic. He had previously been diagnosed with hypospadias. His parents explain that he has been showing symptoms of troubled breathing, excessive...
10/06/2022
Diet
Diet
10/04/2022
Your patient is a 31-year-old man who started a time-restricted eating program, but he hasn’t made any changes to his diet. He says he doesn’t feel like he is making any weight loss progress after 4...
10/04/2022
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Neurology
09/29/2022
A 9-year-old girl presents to the pediatric clinic with muscle weakness in the left side of her face. According to her parents, she has also been experiencing flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and...
09/29/2022
Diet
Diet
09/27/2022
Your patient is a 59-year-old man whose diet includes regular consumption of fried foods. He says he often does not have time to cook at home, and so will get dinner at various fast food restaurants.
09/27/2022