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MACRA: 5 Tips to Protect Your Practice’s Reputation | Feature

  By Michelle Crawley The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is bringing a lot of change to healthcare, including reimbursement based on quality,

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Encouraging Smoking Cessation After AMI | Feature

Persistent smoking after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) appears to worsen angina symptoms and quality of life, but smoking cessation can improve these outcomes. The findings support the importance of counseling, incentivizing, and motivating AMI patients to quit smoking.

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Bariatric Surgery & Long-Term Weight Loss | Feature

Bariatric surgery has become one of the most effective interventions for inducing weight loss among obese patients. Several operations are available for patients considering bariatric surgery, including

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New CDC Guidelines on SSI Infection | Feature

The CDC published its long-awaited update on recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections on Wednesday in JAMA Surgery. The new guidelines supplant the agency’s previous

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CME/CE: Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management | Feature

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has updated its algorithm for the comprehensive management of type 2 diabetes. The algorithm emphasizes obesity as a risk factor for diabetes and its complications. It also stresses titrating medications appropriately and reinforcing the need to lose weight loss and use lifestyle therapies.

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#PWChat Recap: Lipid Management in Patients with Diabetes & Heart Disease | Feature

Physician’s Weekly, along with Yehuda Handelsman, MD, hosted a live Tweet Chat on Thursday, April 27. This discussion focused on lipid management in patients with diabetes &

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Tweetchat: Lipid Management in Patients With Diabetes & Heart Disease | Feature

Dr. Yehuda Handelsman will co-host a tweetchat with PW on April 27, at 9:00pm ET on lipid management in patients with diabetes and heart disease.

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Intensive Medical Treatment Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes | News Brief

Intervention induced several months of remission in up to 40 percent of clinical trial participants.

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Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline | News Brief

Executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, Tel Aviv University researchers say.

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Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management | Feature

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has updated its algorithm for the comprehensive management of type 2 diabetes. The algorithm emphasizes obesity as a risk factor for diabetes and its complications. It also stresses titrating medications appropriately and reinforcing the need to lose weight loss and use lifestyle therapies.

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diabetes_06142

Intensive Medical Treatment Outlined To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes | News Brief

Intervention induced several months of remission in up to 40% of clinical trial participants. Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications,

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Low Gluten Diets Linked to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes | News Brief

Study participants who ate less gluten tended to eat less cereal fiber, a known protective factor for developing type 2 diabetes. Eating more gluten may be associated

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Two-Thirds of Clinicians Lack Knowledge of Diabetes-Related Foot Complication | News Brief

A recent survey found that a majority of doctors who are not foot specialists don’t know enough about a rare form of foot damage, which can lead

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What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. | News Brief

The following was pulled from PW partner ZDoggMD at http://zdoggmd.com/vegetables.  “What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. At least, that was the premise driving this collaboration with

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Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents | Feature

According to published data, severe obesity affects about 4.5 million children and adolescents in the United States, and another 22 million are classified as being overweight. With

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Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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Food is Medicine for HIV-Positive, Type 2 Diabetes Patients | News Brief

Study finds good nutrition improves medication adherence, mental health. HIV-positive people who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their

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What Primary Care Providers Should Know About Diabetic Neuropathy | News Brief

New guidelines equip physicians with better information on the condition. An estimated 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes develop some form of diabetic neuropathy, or

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An Early Warning Sign for Chronic Kidney Disease | Feature

Elevated levels of soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) are associated with poor outcomes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and progressive loss of kidney function affects about 11%

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Obesity & Orthopedic Trauma | Feature

Studies have shown that the prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased substantially over the past 2 decades. Obesity is associated with many other disease

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