Month: June 2020

Proteinuria & Hematuria!

Should we ever order a screening UA on an asymptomatic child? What’s the best screening test for proteinuria in DM? What medications help control proteinuria in adult patients with HTN or DM?

Primary Aldosteronism!

Just how common is primary aldosteronism anyway? Is an aldosterone-renin ratio the best screening test for primary aldosteronism, or is it something else? How often should we think about screening?

GERD & Dyspepsia!

How do we differentiate reflux from dyspepsia? What are the alarm features for GERD and dyspepsia? When should we test for H.pylori?