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Report: Diabetes and Prediabetes Up, Awareness Down
Now close to 10% of Americans have this serious disease, according to the CDC, but many don’t even know they have it.
Obesity: It’s Complicated—A Photo Essay
Obesity increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer, and it is associated with an array of complications, as the following cases attest.
Face to Face With Skin Conditions: A Photo Quiz
Meet patients’ facial skin problems head-on by gaining a familiarity with the common problems and symptoms. This week’s photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your prima facie knowledge.
Taking the Bite Out of Lyme Disease Dx: A Photo Quiz
Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses occur most often in the late spring and summer months, many with similar presentations, making this a good time to test your knowledge of these pesty posers.
Spotting Psoriasis and Similar Syndromes: A Photo Quiz
Many skin disorders look alike, and psoriasis can be especially tough to diagnose. Take this photo quiz to test your knowledge of these similar syndromes.
Delivering a Diabetes Diagnosis: Six Things to Tell Your Patients
The American Association of Diabetes Educators recommends these talking points.
Infections On the Spread—A Photo Quiz
Diagnosing and managing infectious diseases can be challenging. This week’s photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your acumen.
Back to Basics: A Spine Disorder Photo Quiz
Back and neck complaints rank among the top reasons for visits to primary care physicians. Take this week’s photo quiz to test your knowledge of these sometimes mysterious disorders.
Vitamin E Tocotrienols May Protect Against Stroke
Mixed tocotrienols are effective in attenuating the progression of white matter lesions in humans, the results of a new study have shown.
Looking at Women’s Health Issues: A Photo Quiz
Many medical problems are common to both men and women, but several occur more frequently in women. This week’s photo quiz tests your knowledge of a variety of these disorders.
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