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Medgeeks Type 2 DM Meds [Cardiovascular Benefit]
Type 2 DM Meds [Cardiovascular Benefit]
A huge issue that is prevalent in the United States could very well be affecting you as you read this article. I see patients with this disease day in...
Medgeeks Microcytic Anemia
Microcytic Anemia
Anemia (microcytic, normocytic, and macrocytic) will be something that as students you will run into regularly in rotations, and in the future as...
Medgeeks Normocytic Anemia
Normocytic Anemia
In today’s article, we will be moving on to the second of three main categories of anemia. In our previous article, we talked about microcytic...
Medgeeks Macrocytic Anemia
Macrocytic Anemia
Macrocytosis is identified when on blood levels the mean corpuscular volume is over 100 fL. It has been seen that around 3 percent of the United...
Medgeeks Laryngitis: what you need to know for primary care
Laryngitis: what you need to know for primary care
Sometimes people can be difficult. I am confident that my wife would agree that I can be difficult sometimes as well. This is no different from...
Medgeeks End of Life Care
End of Life Care
Starting up a conversation regarding advanced directives and end of life care can be very challenging and at times, very awkward. In family medicine,...
Medgeeks Evaluating the thyroid nodule
Evaluating the thyroid nodule
Something I always wondered when I began practice was how radiologists come up with recommended intervals for repeat imaging. Whether this is for a...
Medgeeks Syphilis
Syphilis
Communication is the key. It is crucial. This is the case in all relationships regardless if it is at work or with your friends and family. This is no...
Medgeeks Heat Emergencies
Heat Emergencies
As the summer months begin and the temperature continues to rise, I thought it might be reasonable to review heat emergencies. Heat stroke, heat...
Medgeeks Pneumonia: Knowing Your Limits
Pneumonia: Knowing Your Limits
Along with working in an outpatient family medicine office, I typically work a couple of evenings in our rural town’s local urgent care.In this...