Internal Medicine Alert – August 15, 2023
August 15, 2023
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At the 2023 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, experts presented key updates, advances, and best practices for patient care. A selection of presentations relevant to the internal medicine and primary care community is presented here.
Lantidra can be prescribed to adults with type 1 diabetes who cannot approach target HbA1c levels because of current repeated episodes of severe hyperglycemia despite intensive diabetes management and education.
Assuming QRS widening in a supraventricular rhythm is not the result of hyperkalemia or other toxicity, and assuming the patient has not been diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, classification of 12-lead ECG conduction disturbances can be simplified into one of three basic categories. The tracing in the figure illustrates this concept.