Endocrinology

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CME/CE: Recent Trends in Triglycerides

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite positive trends, continued efforts are needed to improve the adoption of several treatments and lifestyle modifications to further reduce triglyceride levels.

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diabetes-prevalence-trends_feature

Recent Trends in Triglycerides | Feature

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite positive trends, continued efforts are needed to improve the adoption of several treatments and lifestyle modifications to further reduce triglyceride levels.

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Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle | Feature

With “lose weight and get fit” being both the most popular and most commonly broken New Year’s resolution, and the level of inactivity among Americans aged 6

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CME/CE: Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health | Feature

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery, particularly depression and binge eating disorder. These conditions may represent mental health comorbidities of obesity and warrant the same attention, both pre- and postoperatively, as more commonly discussed physical health comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension.

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Video CME/CE: Understanding the Righteous Mind – With ZDoggMD | Feature

This video was presented on December 12, 2006 as a Facebook Livecast CME/CE course hosted by Zubin Damania, MD

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bariatricsurg-mentalhealth-feature

Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health | Feature

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery, particularly depression and binge eating disorder. These conditions may represent mental health comorbidities of obesity and warrant the same attention, both pre- and postoperatively, as more commonly discussed physical health comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension.

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CME/CE: Disparities in Older Patients with Diabetes | Feature

Research suggests that racial disparities in risk factor control among older adults with diabetes cannot be fully explained by demographic or clinical characteristics. Efforts to reduce these disparities are critical to optimizing care for this older adult patient population.

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Physician’s Weekly, LLC, Announces Partnership to Create First-Ever Facebook CME/CE | Feature

Basking Ridge, NJ; (November 13, 2016) – Physician’s Weekly announces the launch of the first-ever CME/CE Facebook Livecast on December 13 in collaboration with Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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Putting People at the Heart of Healthcare | Feature

Putting people at the center of healthcare may seem intuitive, but it’s an approach that has not been widely practiced in the medical community. Instead, we clinicians

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Mortality Risk Up for Hospital Patients With Hypoglycemia | Feature

Hypoglycemia, either with insulin or spontaneous, linked to increased short- and long-term mortality

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Toward a hand-held ‘breathalyzer’ for diagnosing diabetes | Feature

For several years, scientists have been working toward “breathalyzers” that can diagnose various diseases without painful pinpricks, needles or other unpleasant methods. Now, one team has developed

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Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

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5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

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CME: Making the Case for Increasing DSME/S Use | Feature

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME/S) is critical to improving ongoing care for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new position statement provides the evidence and strategies for providing DSME/S when managing adults with the disease.

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Medicare-Prescribing-Painkillers-Feature

E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

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Cholesterol-Cartoon

Bad Cholesterol | Feature

“Your good cholesterol is fine, but your bad cholesterol is plotting to hack into your computer, empty your bank account, and steal your wife.”      

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Adult Vaccinations: Quick Facts on Special Populations | Feature

Rates of recommended vaccination for adults in the United States are low: less than one quarter of those who should receive vaccination against hepatitis B or herpes

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black-african-american-doctor-physician-serious-thinking-burnout-upset

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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Widening the Scope of Practice | Medical Blog

Dr. Pelzman discusses the challenge of involving nurses and other healthcare professionals into the current scope of practice so they can do more of what they love.

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