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Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist
ACP Internist July/August 2017:
- New insulin pumps offer continuous monitoring
Next-generation insulin pumps will feature sophisticated computer algorithms that automatically calculate and administer precise doses of insulin, but will not replace proper physician care, which is the source of their success.
- Prediabetes: What can doctors call it?
Internists know to screen patients for diabetes, but may be unsure how to manage patients whose blood glucose levels are higher than normal but fall below the cutoff of the disease.
ACP Hospitalist June 2017:
- When physician becomes patient
Lucy Kalanithi, MD, FACP, discusses “When Breath Becomes Air.”
- Meds to get patients off the bottle
An expert explains how to prevent and treat alcohol withdrawal in inpatients.