December 18, 2016 /

For you sports fanatics like myself, the passing of Craig Sager from leukemia at age 65 marks the loss of an NBA reporter who cannot be replaced. Mr. Sager exemplified professionalism, enthusiasm, an untiring work ethic, and perhaps most uniquely, an unforgettable fashion statement with his bold suits and multi-colored ties.
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December 8, 2016 /

Check out this video and learn about the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes and how to distinguish between Type 1A and Type 1B diabetes.
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November 25, 2016 /

General Internal Medicine is commonly covered on USMLE, ABIM, ABFM and PANCE boards. Thus, whenever new clinical guidelines are issued it’s important to know for taking care of patients and exam preparation alike.
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November 17, 2016 /

Amyloidosis is a generic term, defined as extracellular tissue deposition of fibrils composed of low-molecular (light) weight subunits of normal serum protein. It’s one of those conditions that doesn’t fit neatly into one organ system but here are the things …
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September 13, 2016 /

“Hillary Clinton’s Doctor Says Pneumonia Led to Abrupt Exit From 9/11 Event” read the page A1 headline in this morning’s New York Times. The diagnosis came hours after she had to suddenly leave a ceremony being held on the 15th …
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September 5, 2016 /

It’s Medical Mnemonics Monday! Regardless of whether you’re studying for your ABIM board exam, USMLE Step, ABFM, PANCE exams (or any other medical board exam), it’s important to understand systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Diagnostic criteria for SLE can be remembered …
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September 3, 2016 /

Neurology is a very important part of the Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Physician Assistant Board exams and can be challenging at first for many students. In this post, we will review a few key nuggets that will help you …
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August 30, 2016 /

Earlier this morning, celebrated Hollywood actor Gene Wilder passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), which afflicts over 5 million US residents and more than 40 million people worldwide. In this post, we take a closer look at …
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July 28, 2016 /

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there isn’t enough evidence to support total-body screenings for skin cancer. Still, one of the key roles of an internist is to prevent deadly disease before it happens. Given …
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July 27, 2016 /

All the ice water bucket dumping 2 summers ago has led to the harvesting of a key gene discovery in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Multiple media outlets reported on this development this week, including Daily Mail, The …
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