June 2019

Patient Care

New treatment options for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis emerge
Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists specializing in inflammatory bowel disease discuss the treat-to-target approach, disease severity assessment tools and new medications.

Mayo launches young-onset Parkinson's disease clinic
A new clinic addresses the needs of people who are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease while still working, raising children and living a more active lifestyle, rather than people diagnosed in their late 60s.


Data suggests caution when prescribing the opioid tramadol
A study of 444,764 patients who underwent 20 common surgeries indicates that patients receiving the opioid tramadol had a higher risk of prolonged use than patients who received other common opioids.

UCP-1 gene may predict pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes
Research confirms that UCP-1 gene levels are markedly increased in patients with pancreatic cancer and may be used as a biomarker to predict pancreatic cancer in high-risk groups.

See all Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast
Mayo Clinic specialists discuss topics including getting the most out of colon cancer screening, addressing misinformation and vaccine hesitancy in a post-fact society, and what you need to know about e-cigarettes, vaping and IQOS.

Inpatient Hyperglycemia and Diabetes Mellitus: Management from Admission to Discharge ― Online
This activity provides basic guidance on how to approach management of the non-critically ill adult, non-obstetrical inpatient with hyperglycemia or diabetes in the hospital setting.

Connecting with Patients for Tobacco Free Living ― Online
Focus includes videos, lectures and cases about pharmacotherapy and behavioral counseling for treating tobacco dependence plus the application of current research on tobacco treatment to participants' clinical practices.

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