Type 2 DM Meds [Cardiovascular Benefit]
- Sep 25, 2018
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...
- Sep 05, 2018
As we have discussed previously, Lyme disease is a hot button topic not only in health care, but also in the community. In a previous article this...
Urinary Tract Infections [UTI]
- Aug 30, 2018
A common acute concern that is seen in the primary care, urgent care, or emergency department settings is urinary tract infections (UTI). UTIs are the...
End of Life Care
- Aug 24, 2018
Starting up a conversation regarding advanced directives and end of life care can be very challenging and at times, very awkward. In family medicine,...
Evaluating the thyroid nodule
- Aug 14, 2018
Something I always wondered when I began practice was how radiologists come up with recommended intervals for repeat imaging. Whether this is for a...
Impaired Fasting Glucose
- Aug 06, 2018
Pre-diabetes. The term can make a patient exam room quiet and has the potential for emotional responses. Some patients may show disbelief, others...
- Jul 27, 2018
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...
- Jul 19, 2018
As the summer months begin and the temperature continues to rise, I thought it might be reasonable to review heat emergencies. Heat stroke, heat...
Pneumonia: Knowing Your Limits
- Jul 16, 2018
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...
Stable Coronary Artery Disease
- Jul 15, 2018
Since starting practice a common issue that I have seen is chest pain. This is not the active elephant sitting on my chest, sweating bullets, type of...