Understanding the patterns of disease

August 8, 2023

In this brief podcast, Dr. Blevins relates a fascinating Cushings case to talk about the importance of understanding disease patterns and how depth of knowledge gives physicians the critical skills to recognize unusual conditions.

Lab result targets

November 8, 2022

In this podcast from our “musings series” comes an interesting discussion on lab result targets. This case comes from a hypothyroid patient who wanted to achieve a particular TSH lab result target. In the discussion, Dr. Blevins focuses on how the pituitary works, how lab tests work, and what makes aiming at and achieving a narrow target almost impossible.