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    Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

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Clinical Challenges

Clinical Challenge: Hair Loss With Scarring

Clinical Challenge: Hair Loss With Scarring

A 45-year-old black patient presents complaining of hair loss that has been progressive over several years. Topical corticosteroids have not ...

Clinical Challenge: 'Twisted' Hands

Clinical Challenge: 'Twisted' Hands

A 62-year-old patient presents for a routine skin-checkup with deformation of her hands. She describes her hands as “all twisted.” ...

Clinical Challenge: Clubbed Fingers in a Patient With Graves' Disease

Clinical Challenge: Clubbed Fingers in a Patient With Graves' Disease

A 48-year-old patient with a history of Graves’ disease presents with clubbing of his fingers.

Clinical Challenge: Blue Sclera in a Patient With Skeletal Fractures

Clinical Challenge: Blue Sclera in a Patient With Skeletal Fractures

A 64-year-old patient presents for a routine check-up. She has a history of multiple skeletal fractures starting when she was ...

Clinical Challenge: Painful Pustules on the Legs

Clinical Challenge: Painful Pustules on the Legs

A 45-year-old patient presents complaining of painful and itchy lesions on his legs that have developed during the last 48 ...

Case Studies

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Despite adhering to lifestyle modifications, a woman's glycemic control remains inadequate.

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

An adolescent presented with persistent upper-extremity pain, redness, and 
axillary swelling upon lifting weights.

Hypertension and Substance Abuse Mask an Underlying Condition

Hypertension and Substance Abuse Mask an Underlying Condition

A middle-aged man presents with 
palpitations, tachycardia, tremors, 
and extreme anxiety.

Navigating the Evolving Diabetes Treatment Landscape

Given the number of new agents that have been added to the diabetes armamentarium, it is important for clinicians to know what treatment options are available for the management of type 2 diabetes.

Choosing the Right Weight-Loss Product

Mrs. L is a 34-year-old woman who presents to your office for her yearly physical exam. After checking her chart, you notice that she has had a significant weight gain since the previous year's exam. Today, Mrs. L weighs 188 lbs. She is 5'2" tall.

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