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Obese Outnumber the Overweight in the US
A new study estimates that 67.6 million Americans age >25 years are obese and an additional 65.2 million are overweight.
Asthma and Obesity: Always Worse Together
In these half-dozen slides, we look at this dangerous combination and the particular challenges it poses to diagnosis and disease management.
Lesions That Bleed With Minimal Trauma
Two lesions have been slowly expanding on an older man’s chest for 2 years. What is the problem? This and questions on 3 other topics in this quiz.
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.
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