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Medgeeks Erenumab: New Migraine Prophylaxis
Erenumab: New Migraine Prophylaxis
I recently wrote an article about the diagnosis and preventive treatment of migraine headaches. In that article, we discussed treatment of acute...
Medgeeks Urinary Tract Infections [UTI]
Urinary Tract Infections [UTI]
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...
Medgeeks Lyme Manifestations
Lyme Manifestations
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...
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...