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Almost 4 in 10 with type 1 diabetes were diagnosed in adulthood

Peak diagnosis age was approximately 15 years, and the median age of diagnosis was 24 years, but 37% of adults with type 1 diabetes reported having been diagnosed after age 30 years in a recent study.

Higher aspirin dose no more effective for CV prevention in high-risk patients with diabetes

A subgroup analysis of a randomized trial found that patients with diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease had similar outcomes whether they took 81 mg or 325 mg of aspirin daily.

MKSAP Quiz: 4-hour history of left flank pain

A 38-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a 4-hour history of left flank pain that radiates to the groin. She is otherwise well and takes no medications. Following a CT scan, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?

ACP addresses ethics of physician fundraising from ‘grateful patients'

“Grateful patient” fundraising for hospitals by physicians is ethically problematic and creates the potential for erosion of patient and public trust in institutions and the profession, ACP stated in a position paper.

Tell ACP Hospitalist about your staffing innovations

The scheduling and staffing innovations of ACP members in hospital medicine will be the focus of ACP Hospitalist's next special issue. Share your experience to potentially be featured in it.

New audio app included in ACP's 2023 Internal Medicine Board Review recordings package

The app provides the option to download content, such as audio-only versions of the recordings, as an alternative to watching the videos online.

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.