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Dyslipidemia and Hypertension Control in HIV-Positive Patients
HIV-infected patients have a 2-fold increased risk for MI vs HIV-negative patients. While many are treated for common risk factors, many of those do not reach clinical targets.
Lesion With a Dark Spot
Asymptomatic lesion on back; impaired fertility in overweight or obese men; herpes zoster complications . . . Can you answer the 5 questions in this quiz?
Perioperative AF: Not as Innocuous as It Seems
Lone atrial fibrillation describes isolated episodes of AF that have been previously considered benign. A revised picture is emerging, according to a new study.
Beware Use of Foxglove in New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation
A very large observational study heightens concern around use of digoxin in the treatment of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation, despite guideline recommendations.
Exercise Lowers Risk of AF in Older, Obese Women
A new study identifies obesity and inactivity as independent risk factors for atrial fibrillation in postmenopausal women. Exercise attenuated the risk in the study cohort.
Statins and New-onset Diabetes: Who is at Risk?
Not all patients who meet indications for statin therapy are at equal risk for the development of diabetes. What would you tell this 58-year-old man who just learned he's a candidate for a high-potency formulation?
Statins and New-onset Diabetes: FPG Level Determines Risk
Is this 58-year-old man going to be at risk?
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