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2018 25/Jan

Celiac disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy is an autoimmune disorder, which is frequently associated with the follow autoimmune conditions: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Autoimmune hepatitis Addison disease Arthritis Sjögren’s syndrome Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy IgA nephropathy Thyroid disease (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) and Type 1 Diabetes are the most common disorders associated with celiac […]

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2018 18/Jan

Amyloidosis is a group of the conditions characterized by extracellular and intracellular deposition of an insoluble protein called amyloid fibrils. Deposits of abnormal amyloid alter the normal function of tissues. The diagnosis requires tissue biopsy (needs to be congo-red positive) usually take from the rectum or abdominal fat pads. What is Amyloid? Around 90 percent […]

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2018 11/Jan

Headache is defining as a pain or discomfort arising from pain-sensitive structures in the head. It’s the fifth most common primary complaint of patients presenting to an emergency department (ED) in the United State and patients with headache constitute up to 4.5 percent of emergency department visit and the overwhelming majority will have benign primary […]

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2018 3/Jan

Psoriasis a chronic, noncontagious, multifactorial inflammatory skin condition. Classification Plaque psoriasis or psoriasis vulgaris Most common Well-defined erythematous plaques with scales Typically over extensor surfaces Inverse/intertriginous psoriasis Plaques with minimal scaling in skin folds (retroauricular, axillary, inframammary, inguinal, genital sites) Pustular psoriasis Pustules rather than plaques Two primary variations: Von Zumbusch is the generalized form […]

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2017 10/Dec

Obesity as a chronic medical condition and individualization of therapy can improve patient health rather than weight loss per se, according to AACE/ACE Guidelines published on May 24, 2016. What are the weight loss medications that are FDA-approved for long-term?    Three single drugs (Orlistat, Lorcaserin, and Liraglutide 3 mg) Two combination drugs (Phentermine/topiramate ER […]

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