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FDA Clears First Fixed-Dose Combination Treatment for Gout Duzallo combines lesinurad and allopurinol and is indicated for gout-associated hyperuricemia in patients for whom target serum uric acid levels are not achieved with allopurinol
We Need More Doctors With Disabilities Physicians with disabilities are one of the most underrepresented groups in medicine. We need to address this, argues Dr Kenny Lin. <br /> <i>Georgetown University Family Medicine
Hypoglycemia Advances: Just the &#39;Tip of the Iceberg&#39; Dr Shivani Agarwal reviews new approaches for hypoglycemia in diabetes presented recently at the 2017 American Diabetes Association annual meeting. <br /> <i>Endocrine Society</i
The Often Missed Diagnosis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. <br /> <i>Medscape Internal Medicine</i
AMA Reacts to Article About Relevance of Organized Medicine Dr David Barbe, president of the AMA, discusses the organization's recent activities. <br /> <i>Letters to the Editor</i
PPIs Linked With Dementia? Latest Evidence Says No Dr David Johnson looks at two new reports that may dismiss this association, thereby relieving our patients' worrying. <br /> <i>Medscape Gastroenterology</i
NAMS&#39; New Hormone Therapy Position Statement: Clinical Takeaways Who can safely take hormone therapy and for how long? Are there alternatives? Dr JoAnn Manson answers questions based on the new position statement from the North American
How Well Do You Manage Diabetes in Latino Patients? Dr Carlos Campos stresses the importance of cultural competency when discussing diabetes management with Hispanic and Latino patients. <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i
Presidential Health: Secrets, Surprises, and Controversies How much do you know about the history of presidential health? <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i
Money and Prescribing: A Case Study in One American City Data collected in DC provide insight into how pharmaceutical marketing could be driving a dramatic increase in prescriptions for expensive new diabetes drugs. <br /> <i>Medscape
Is Parental Smoking Child Abuse? When a patient smokes, or takes medications, their children's health may be harmed. What can physicians do to change parents' behavior to eliminate these risks? <br /> <i>Medscape
Learning How to Take on Anti-Vaccination in the Office DocThoughts' Host, Nirmal Gosalia, interviews Dr. Julie Gerberding, former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to discuss how to approach patients resistant