Watch Microlectures on Cross Cultural Medicine

The US population is becoming increasingly diverse. About 25 million Americans have Limited English Proficiency. Eleven million are nonliterate in English. An estimated 93 million Americans have Basic or Below Basic Health Literacy. As medicine becomes more complex and specialized by the minute, the communication gulf between doctors and their … [Read more...]

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FACT : Methadone, a synthetic, long acting opioid can cause symptomatic hypoglycemia in patients.   GIVE ME THE DEETS: Methadone causes glycemic dysregulation Methadone maintenance patients have blunted prolactin responses to insulin-induced hypoglycemia. Delayed and inhibited insulin responses to food ingestion have been … [Read more...]

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