FP Essentials™

Metabolic Syndrome

Edition #435 | August 2015

Cover: FP Essentials #435 | Metabolic Syndrome

FP Essentials is a monthly subscription containing authoritative, unbiased, and peer-reviewed clinical information -- without any advertisements.

Purchase this individual edition for online access to its content, and earn up to 5 CME credits upon completion of the quiz. Online access for this edition available until August 2017.

In This Edition

  • Diagnose metabolic syndrome and prediabetes.
  • Determine whether a patient with a lipid disorder is a candidate for high-intensity or moderate-intensity statin therapy.
  • When a patient develops myalgia due to a statin, assess the creatine kinase level to decide whether the statin must be discontinued.
  • Identify the leading cause of death in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
  • Perform an appropriate diagnostic evaluation of a patient with suspected NAFLD.
  • Diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) using the Rotterdam criteria.
  • Perform an evaluation of a patient who meets the diagnostic criteria for PCOS who develops signs of severe virilization

CME Credit

Approved for 5 AAFP Prescribed credits; 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Credit valid through August 31, 2017.

Purchase This Edition 

Online access only

#435: Metabolic Syndrome
August 2015

 


CME credit approved through August 31, 2017

Take the Quiz for CME Credit

Subscription/purchase required.

Read It Online Now

Content accessible after purchase of this edition, FP Essentials Subscription, or FP Essentials + FP Audio Combined Subscription.

Subscribers, read, listen, and earn CME from anywhere. Access current and past editions, print or email your annotations, take your quizzes, and more.

Not a subscriber? Sample a free digital edition of both FP Essentials and FP Audio.

Learn more »


Get More When You Subscribe

Listen for CME
on FP Audio™

One hour of content including Clinical Topic, Journal Notes, Back to Basics, and Editor's Q&A. Earn up to 24 AAFP Prescribed credits with a yearly subscription. Includes in-print/CD and online access.

Receive FP Essentials™
Every Month

Subscribe to receive in-print and online access of peer-reviewed, ad-free monographs. Eligible for up to 60 AAFP Prescribed credits with a yearly subscription.

Get a Combined
Subscription

FP Essentials + FP Audio
Earn up to a total of 84 AAFP Prescribed credits through family medince-focused CME delivered to you each month.

Subscribers, read, listen, and earn CME from anywhere. Access current and past editions, print or email your annotations, take your quizzes, and more.

Not a subscriber? Sample a free digital edition of both FP Essentials and FP Audio.

Learn more »