Dr Ally Prebtani, professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at McMaster University, discusses the recently published meta-analysis of the use of SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists in diabetes.
What is the appropriate treatment in patients with severe hypothyroidism and myxedema coma? What thyroid hormones should be administered (T4 and T3 administered together or separately)? What dosing should be used?
Should antimicrobial treatment in a patient with urinary tract infection (UTI) always be preceded by identification of the etiologic agent and susceptibility testing? What are the indications for performing urine culture?