Category Archives: In The Clinic

In The Clinic: Celiac Disease

The gluten-free craze has struck, with up to 29% of Americans trying to rid their diet of the  protein found in wheat, rye and barley! Everything from cookies, to pizza, to soy sauce are now gluten-free, with restaurants catering specifically to this clientele. Is there an epidemic of celiac disease? Am I going to catch it too? The ACP’s “In the Clinic” series will help you figure out how to approach the next patient that asks if they should be cutting back on wheat:

Celiac Disease

ACP In The Clinic: Celiac Disease

In The Clinic: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The American College of Physicians has an excellent series called “In the Clinic,” presenting topics to inform the delivery of effective, evidence-based, cost-conscious primary care.  Today, we present their thoughts on the management of obstructive sleep apnea –  a common condition that we encounter almost daily in our practice. You know the patient needs a sleep study, but which patient? Can you do anything to prevent the development of OSA or reduce its morbidity? Check out the ACP website for guidance (click the image below to link to the article):

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ACP In The Clinic: Obstructive Sleep Apnea