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Statins decrease cardiovascular events. Exercise improves both the quantity and quality of life. But some patients experience difficulty exercising while on statins. Here are a couple of articles: Men Who Take Statins May Exercise Less What You Do read more »
Often over the past decade we have decried the rush to measurement. For those who believe that we can measure quality easily. Enthusiasts have advocated for P4P without any data supporting this intrusion. Now the Annals of Internal Medicine has pu read more »
Today we finished Day 5 of Peak Performance Week. For those who have not yet tried OTF (Orange Theory Fitness), I will try to explain the brilliance of this week. We all work out for personal reasons. Some start to assist with weight loss or weigh read more »
In the past I have written about the affect heuristic. The affect heuristic is a swift, involuntary response to a stimulus that speeds up the time it takes to process information. Researchers have found that if we have pleasant feelings about somet read more »
Since December 1st, I have made attending rounds all but 10 days. As usual, this stretch has invigorated me. As an internist (I am eschewing the phrase general internist because I believe that the adjective general is redundant), my teams care for read more »
Doing hospital medicine, we often have patients come in for complications of binge drinking – acute pancreatitis, GI bleeding, trauma, hypothermia, etc. Many such patients know they are alcoholics, and have spent considerable time not drinkin read more »
Orange Theory Fitness encourages working to achieve zones that your maximum HR defines. When I started, I knew that the routine formula (220-age) for men did not work for me. I am 67, which predicts a maximum heart rate of 153, yet multiple times read more »
The title could (and should) provoke controversy and concern. Yesterday, I was giving feedback to my interns and resident after a 2 week VA rotation. We had an interesting 1/2 month. Several patients stand out, not because of their disease, but b read more »
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