Hiatus for boards

Hi all, Obviously I have already been on an informal hiatus, but I’m officially calling it: Barring some guest posts showing up, IM HEAT is on a break until I take the boards on 8/17. Your regularly scheduled programming will resume the following Monday. Thanks for your patience! Bill

Hello, internet fame.

Hey that thing I wrote is on Kevin MD! Thanks to Kevin Pho for hosting it. If you liked it when you read it here, sharing that link with your friends is a great way to send it around! New post on this blog coming on Thursday. Sorry for sporadic updates! Being a full time […]

Pee your way to a better cardiac risk profile: The CANVAS trial and canagliflozin’s impact on cardiovascular outcomes.

In more mad science, we turn our attention to the sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. Someone in a pharma lab clearly said “Hey, you know how diabetics have glucosuria when they’re hyperglycemic? Could we use that?” And so now, thanks to the miracles of modern science, you can pee like you’ve got a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) […]

Your regularly scheduled programming

Hi all, Starting my new job today and the buildup has been a bit rougher than expected. I promise to get things back on track soon! There will still be two pieces this week, Wednesday and Friday. This is a good reminder that you don’t need an invitation to send me a guest piece — […]