Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention

Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention The data is indisputable: Physicians across the globe are emotionally drained and overworked due to increasing demands on the profession. Numerous global studies indicate that one in every three physicians experiences burnout at any given time. Originally used by Herbert Freudenberger in 1974 and subsequently described by

LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages

LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages Lifestyle, Exercise and Activity Package for People Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (LEAP-MS): adaptations for remote delivery & improved efficiency Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disorder of young and middle-aged adults. MS expresses itself in four clinical forms: relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), secondary progressive MS

How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma The irreversible damage of glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness among people ages 60 years and above(1). This condition is

Extrapontine Myelinolysis and Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy in Pregnancy

Extrapontine Myelinolysis and Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy in Pregnancy Background Pituitary tumor apoplexy (PTA) is an uncommon but potentially fatal clinical emergency resulting from abrupt ischemic infarction or hemorrhage of the pituitary tumor. A variety of precipitating factors has been linked to PTA, including pregnancy. However, gestational pituitary apoplexy is limited to isolated

SGLT inhibitors on weight and lipid metabolism in diabetes

SGLT inhibitors on weight and lipid metabolism in diabetes Diabetes mellitus (DM), is a diagnostic term for a group of metabolic disorders characterized by abnormal glucose homeostasis resulting in elevated blood sugar. Almost 90% of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Currently, more than 463 million people are living

Saxagliptin: Obese Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Saxagliptin in Obese Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance Obesity is a major cause of type 2 diabetes. When a person has diabetes, he or she will have reduced glucose uptake, altered lipogenesis, and increased glucose output by the liver. The cause of this disruption in insulin relates to a chronic inflammatory

Levothyroxine Therapy and Depression

Levothyroxine Therapy and Depression Subclinical hypothyroidism is a condition defined as elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels in combination with free thyroxine levels within the reference range. It is an early form of hypothyroidism, a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough thyroid hormones. The term “subclinical” refers to the serum

Grave’s Disease and Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Grave's disease and risk of incident SLE: A nationwide population-based cohort study BACKGROUND Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease that causes damage to multiple tissues and organs, including the thyroid gland. Several authors have linked Grave’s disease, an autoimmune disease characterized by an overactive thyroid gland, to incident

Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention