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WBC Counts Predict Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Young Men | News Brief

At values well within the normal range, white blood cell (WBC) count appears to be an independent risk factor for diabetes in young, healthy adult men, according to a large analysis. Men who at the lowest WBC quintile were protected from diabetes incidence even when they were overweight, had a family history of diabetes, or had elevated triglyceride levels.

Abstract: Diabetes Care, September 6, 2012 (online).

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From our CME partner, AKH Inc.

Allergy Management in the Primary Care Setting: A New Look at Improving Outcomes in Patients with Common Allergies
CME Credit: 1.0 hour activities

The goal of this activity is to provide learners with a practical appreciation of the role of the primary care physician in safe, effective environmental allergy diagnosis and treatment. Participants will become familiar with techniques for patient safety and efficient strategies to administer allergy testing and treatment in the primary care practice.

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