September 8th, 2022

A Back To Work ID Link-o-Rama

Zelda, Zoe, and Louie on the cover of their latest album, Parallel Paws. With apologies to Debbie Harry and Chris Stein.

A few nuggets are rattling around in the inbox post Labor Day, including this extraordinary photo of our family dogs Zelda, Zoe, and Louie, posing for their latest album cover.

Woof!

Besides, I haven’t done one of these Link-o-Ramas since January 11, 2021! That was either 20 months ago or 20 years, hard to keep track of time these days.

Enough with the introduction. On with the links — starting with some highlights from this year’s 2022 AIDS Conference in Montreal:

Non-ID section:

 

Seems particularly appropriate for us ID doctors, as we gradually return to in-person big public meetings.

(Dog photo by Hollis Rafkin-Sax, edited by Anne Sax, based on a design idea by … me.)

2 Responses to “A Back To Work ID Link-o-Rama”

  1. Mark C says:

    Hooray for the return of ID Link-o-Ramas! And that dog video made me laugh out loud.

  2. Samuel Stampfer says:

    Fantastic links and summaries- thanks! I am definitely intrigued by the small metformin signal in that trial, although I note that all patients in that trial were overweight. How much of the efficacy could possibly be attributed to metformin-induced improved blood glucose control in a patient group that likely contains some undiagnosed individuals with diabetes or prediabetes? I wonder whether metformin might be disproportionately effective such a group in ways that would not be useful in, say, a thin immunocompromised patient.

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