Despite evidence that concomitant nonrifamycin antibiotic use is unlikely to affect contraceptive effectiveness, Dr. Pelin Batur explains why she still discusses additional protection methods with her patients who wish to avoid pregnancy.
Osteoporosis is underdiagnosed. In this article, Dr. Pelin Batur discusses risk assessments and screening threshold recommendations for treatment and injury prevention.
Pelin Batur, MD, Ob/Gyn and Women’s Health Specialist at Cleveland Clinic, reviews cervical screening methods and appropriate follow-up protocol for abnormal results.
Women’s health specialist Pelin Batur, MD, differentiates between three screening algorithms for cervical cancer and shares tips about how to counsel patients about the HPV vaccine.
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HPV vaccination can prevent 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts. Pelin Batur, MD, discusses the latest vaccination timeline and dosing guidelines.
A variety of patient-specific factors impact the outcomes of subclinical hypothyroid treatment, endocrinologist Christian Nasr, MD, explains.
Subclinical hypothyroidism is fairly common. Endocrinologist Christian Nasr, MD, discusses the upper limits of normal for TSH and what causes of elevated TSH levels.
Metformin should be considered in all adult patients with type 2 diabetes; gradual titration and extended release formulation should reduce adverse effects.
In search for alternatives to insulin replacement, technological solutions, such as the bionic pancreas, may provide safer and more successful treatments.
Whole pancreas transplant a viable option in some patients with complicated diabetes.