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...In adults, obesity is strongly associated with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, osteo- arthritis, gout, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, and biliary tract disease.4 There is also a strong association between obesity and cancers of the colon, breast (in postmeno- pausal women),...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p56.pdf

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...9. Ananth CV, Savitz DA, Williams MA. Placental abruption and its associa- tion with hypertension and prolonged rupture of membranes: a meth- odologic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 1996;88:309-18. 10. Gonen R, Hannah ME, Milligan JE. Does prolonged preterm premature...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/afp20060215p659.pdf

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...Midlife to late-life onset; associated with risk factors such as hypertension and coronary artery disease Fatigue, exertional and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema Decreased DLCO, predominantly used to exclude other diagnoses Tuberculosis Onset at any age;...

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...Pressure in Pregnancy defined four categories of hypertension in pregnancy: chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclamp- sia superimposed on chronic hypertension.1 Chronic Hypertension Chronic hypertension is defined as a blood pressure measurement...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p93.pdf

A Burning Red Rash

October 15, 2017: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p543.pdf

A Burning Red Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - A man presented with a painful rash that began on his left chest and spread to his left back. There are no lesions anywhere else on his body.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p543.html

A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2002 - ...on possible previous or current coronary artery disease (CAD), diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure (CHF), vascular disease, and hypertension, all of which are markers of a long-term adverse prognosis. Physical examination, simple laboratory tests, such as hematocrit, renal...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p1824.html

A Different Look at Corticosteroids - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Systemic corticosteroids have been used in the treatment of numerous medical conditions for approximately 50 years. Short-acting products such as hydrocortisone are the least potent. Prednisone and methylprednisolone, which are intermediate-acting products, are four to five times more ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p443.html

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue

March 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p599.pdf

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p599.html

A Hearing Problem - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - This brief vignette raises questions about the biopsychosocial aspects of presbycusis. The answers to these questions can help guide clinical strategies for patients with hearing loss and their family members.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p911.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Occult gastrointestinal bleeding usually is discovered when fecal occult blood test results are positive or iron deficiency anemia is detected. Fecal occult blood testing methods vary, but all have limited sensitivity and specificity. The initial work-up for occult bleeding typically ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p875.html

A Palmar Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0301/p1259.html

A Pelvic Mass - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1919.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - Hypercalcemia is a disorder commonly encountered by primary care physicians. The diagnosis often is made incidentally in asymptomatic patients. Clinical manifestations affect the neuromuscular, gastrointestinal, renal, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems. The most common causes of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

...result- ing from hypercalciuria. Other renal effects include dehydration and nephrocalcinosis. Cardiovascular effects include hypertension, vascular calcification, and a shortened QT interval on the electrocardiogram. Cardiac arrhythmias are rare. Bone pain can occur in patients...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/afp20030501p1959.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse

...There is increasing recognition of the similarities between substance use disorders and other common chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus.8 Like those illnesses, substance use disorders can be identified early when there have been fewer sequelae and when less...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/afp20130715p113.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2013 - Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. An effective approach to office-based treatment includes a coherent...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.html

A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Hypertension in Special Populations - American ...

Jul 1, 1999 - Hypertension in blacks is usually characterized by low renin, expanded volume and sensitivity to salt. Diuretics are the preferred initial therapy, but response to calcium channel antagonists is also good. The blood pressure response to monotherapy with beta blockers or ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p156.html

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

...pulmonary involvement, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, inflammatory bowel disease, interstitial lung disease (early), primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Wegener granulomatosis (also called granulomatosis with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/afp20140301p359.pdf

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests - American Family...

Mar 1, 2014 - Office-based pulmonary function testing, also known as spirometry, is a powerful tool for primary care physicians to diagnose and manage respiratory problems. An obstructive defect is indicated by a low forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) ratio, which...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p359.html

A Swollen Thumb - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p663.html

A Widened Mediastinum - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1237.html

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy

...preference and prior experience. However, the transder- mal route is recommended for certain clinical situations, such as in women with hypertension, hypertriglyc- eridemia, and an increased risk of cholelithiasis, and possibly to reduce the risk of thromboembolic disease. AACE...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/afp20121101p864.pdf

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2012 - Menopause is diagnosed in women who have not had menses for one year. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) convened a task force to review available evidence on therapies for menopausal symptoms. The task force's guidelines include recommendations for prescribing...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.html

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