The American College of Gastroenterology has new recs on colorectal cancer screening

  • can start at age 45 for average risk individuals

  • colonoscopy every 10 years of FIT testing every year are primary choices

  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy and other modalities only if colonoscopy or FIT cannot be done

  • Low-dose ASA is recommended to reduce CRC risk if 10-year ASCVD risk > 10% and low bleeding risk

  • Also recs for colonoscopy quality indicators and improving adherence!



KDIGO has new guidelines on management of blood pressure in patients with CKD

  • For patients not on dialysis aim for SBP < 120 as tolerated (the goal used to be 130/80 and still is in the ACC/AHA guideline)

  • In diabetic AND non-diabetic patients with moderate-to-severe albuminuria start ACE or ARB (or other RASI)

  • Aim for < 2 grams of sodium per day

  • For patients with HTN and CKD aim for 150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity physical activity


JAMA Clinical Reviews Clinical Guidelines Synopsis Series episodes added 

  • Acute PE

  • Stroke and PFO Closure

  • Ulcerative Colitis

  • Pancreatitis

  • And more...


Get a handle

on PE:

An interview with 

Dr. Jonathan Paul of University of Chicago