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Over the past 20 years, there has been push back from patients about vaccines. This has been driven by concerns about vaccine safety promoted by the media, celebrities, and (now retracted) scientific reviews. As a result, there have been numerous outbreaks of rare, vaccine preventable infections. There has been a resurgence of mumps, pertussis and respiratory syncytial virus infections. Currently the United States is facing growing numbers of measles cases. These infections put the most vulnerable patients at risk of serious morbidity and mortality. All clinicians should understand what is true and untrue about the anti-vaccine controversy and how to discuss the benefits and risks of vaccination with their patients. Clinicians should also be aware of the most updated adult vaccine recommendations by the CDC and ACIP and ensure their patients are vaccinated properly. Given the recent resurgence of measles, clinicians should also be able to recognize a case of measles, how to diagnose and care for patients with suspected measles, and how to report a case to their local public health department.


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This talk will provide an opportunity for the learner to (anonymously) test his/her knowledge in the management of people with type 2 diabetes using cases and an ARS. The cases will also be used to illustrate the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and provide an opportunity for developing a practical approach to treating people with type 2 diabetes, utilizing the commonest and newest medications available. The cases will also help the learners use medications safely and understand advantages and disadvantages, and common side effects of each class of medication. Finally a practical approach to the initiation and intensification of basal insulin will be covered.


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e-Cigarettes were 1st introduced to the US market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence that, for some adults, it may be beneficial to assist with smoking cessation. However, the use of e-Cigarettes and vaping (referred to as ENDS – electronic nicotine delivery systems), has increased significantly, specifically in the US teen population. The FDA and AAP have addressed the concerns surrounding e-Cigarettes and vaping in both regulations and policy statements. Join us as we discuss the latest evidence, potential benefits, and public health concerns regarding e-Cigarettes and vaping.


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.


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Join sleep specialist Dr. Alon Avidan for this podcast as he reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of insomnia. He will use a specific patient case to discuss how insomnia often presents in the primary care setting and evolves over time. He will highlight the best diagnostic tools and explain how in addition to pharmacologic treatments, cognitive and behavioral therapy can be used for treatment of insomnia.


FAQ for Update in the Diagnosis and Management of Stroke and TIA

Guest: Yolanda Reyes-Iglesias, MD, CPE, FAHA


FAQ for HIV for the Clinician in Practice

Guest: Stephen Symes, MD, FACP


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.