Month: October 2020

Self-Care: “It is solved by walking”

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Name that rash!

Check out this week’s mystery rash–this week a nail lesion! What is it? What causes it? And how do we treat it?

Self-care: “SAD” no more

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Management of dyslipidemia for CVD risk reduction

Should we treat patients with a target dose or a target LDL level? How often is it helpful to check lipid levels? For primary and secondary prevention, when should we think about using PCSK9 inhibitors, omega-3 fatty acids, niacin, or fibrates?

Toxic ingestions: prevention and work-up!

Which health supervision visits are ideal for PCPs to discuss safe storage of medications and household products? What work-up should we pursue for ingestions? What’s the difference between a urine drug screen and a serum comprehensive drug screen?

Self-Care: All the Small Things

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Cervical Cancer Screening!

Rumara comes to the office at age 32yo for her first physical since age 18yo. She doesn’t think she has received the HPV vaccination. She wants to know about screening options. She also is recently divorced and hoping to become more sexually active.