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Changes in Use of Glucose-Lowering Drugs From 2006-2013

Increase in metformin, DPP-4 inhibitors, insulin use; decrease in sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones

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59308

Unmet Needs for Non-HIV Care in Men Who Have Sex With Men

About 23 percent have unmet need for dental care, 19 percent have unmet need for eye or vision care

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HCH008ML

T2DM Predicts Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure

Type 2 diabetes mellitus predicts mortality, regardless of presence of ischemic heart disease

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Boy showing a bilateral cleft lip repaired

No Long-Term Health Issues for Infants With Isolated Oral Clefts

However, cleft palate associated with increased risk for developmental problems

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59026

Review Links C-Section With Increased Risk of Postpartum VTE

Meta-analysis shows increased risk is greater after emergency cesarean than after elective cesarean

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psoriasis8142

Long-Term Tx Adherence Low in Mild-to-Moderate Psoriasis

Internet-based reporting intervention improves adherence to treatment with topical fluocinonide

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59133

Many Doctors Reluctant to Reveal Mental Health Issues

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

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doc_patient7242

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Highly Acceptable

High continuation rates, even among women presenting to initiate short-acting contraception

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visit mother and child to the doctor pediatrician

IgE to Ana o 3 Can Identify Cashew Allergy in Children

IgE to Ana o 3 discriminates between allergic and tolerant children better than cashew-specific IgE

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Readmission Reduction Program Successful in Safety-Net Hospitals

Medicare’s HRRP reduced readmissions for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia in first three years

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skin_cancer89

Benign-Appearing Pediatric Skin Lesions May Be Melanoma

Benign-appearing lesions often deeper, have higher T stage than clinically malignant appearing lesions

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yoga1015

Hatha Yoga Shows Promise in Treating Anxiety

Comparison with cognitive behavioral therapy needed, authors say

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heart0331

Achieving Optimal Medical Tx Before PCI Beneficial in CAD

Significant reduction in subsequent cardiac events for patients achieving OMT before stent implantation

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respiratory

Number of COPD Cases Expected to Increase Through 2030

Expected increase of >150 percent; anticipated increase of 185 percent in burden of inpatient care

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Mercury Exposure Cancels Cognitive Benefits of Exercise

Aerobic exercise benefits cognition, but not after high levels of prenatal mercury exposure

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pancreas11152

Gliptin Treatment Tied to Higher Risk of Acute Pancreatitis

Data from three large trials show increased risk with saxagliptin, alogliptin, sitagliptin treatment

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fat_06141

More Evidence of Abdominal Fat, Poor Cardiovascular Health Link

Adipose tissue imaging may outperform body mass index for cardiovascular risk assessment

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colon11251

Little to No Benefit Found for Colonoscopy After Age 75

But risk for adverse events low

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Disabling Injury, Illness Less Likely for Elderly Who Exercise

And likely to recover more quickly if injury or illness occurs

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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

USPSTF Recommends BP Screening for Preeclampsia

Substantial net benefit for preeclampsia screening with BP measurements throughout pregnancy

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