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KDIGO guideline summary provides key points for treating diabetes, chronic kidney disease

Authors from the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Work Group provided a synopsis of key recommendations on comprehensive care, glycemic monitoring and targets, lifestyle interventions, antihyperglycemic therapies, and educational and integrated care approaches.

About 6% of older adults received a new sedative prescription after critical illness

Among sedative-naive ICU survivors ages 66 years and older who filled a new sedative prescription within a week of hospital discharge, more than half maintained their prescriptions at six months, a Canadian population-based study found.

MKSAP Quiz: 1-week history of burning pain, rash

A 62-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-week history of burning pain and a rash over the chest and low back. Medical history is notable for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and a single lung transplantation 3 years ago. Following a physical exam, hospital admission, and pending test results, what is the most appropriate additional management?

Relationships between primary care physicians, specialists may affect patient satisfaction

Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.

New Career & Professional Development Center offered at Internal Medicine Meeting 2023

The center will allow attendees to explore a variety of professional development resources.

Governor-elect Designee election results announced

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors is pleased to announce the Governor-elect Designees representing the Class of 2028.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.