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Endocrine Is In: A Top 3 Primary Care Diagnostic Group
Diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypothyroidism—these endocrine disorders and others are major reasons why patients come to you. Find out what you know, and don’t know, here.
Nutrition Myths and Facts for Primary Care Physicians
Should calcium supplementation be SOP? Are all high-fat foods bad? Does the “3500 calorie rule” work? Noodle these and other nutrition questions.
AACE Introduces New Obesity Medicine Toolkit
Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.
ZIP Codes and Waistlines: Location, Location, Location
Researchers discover new evidence about the interplay between environment and health.
Binge Eating Disorder: What You Need to Know
Only one-third of patients with eating disorders are ever asked about their problems with food. Screening in primary care is essential.
Brain Insulin Resistance Linked to Overeating, Altered Homeostatic Setpoint
A new study found that in obese college students with significant visceral fat, specific brain regions became insulin-resistant.
The Skinny on Dementia and Being Skinny
Underweight means highest risk, say researchers.
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