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Study underway of automated artificial pancreas to manage type 1 diabetes

January 24, 2015

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are exploring whether an automated artificial pancreas could prevent hypoglycemia during sleep in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a press release from the institution. 

A collaboration between Mount Sinai, the University of Virginia (UVA) and the Mayo Clinic, the outpatient study will assess the ability of the artificial pancreas (AP) system, developed by UVA, to normalize nighttime glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.

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ASCO elects 2016 president

January 24, 2015
Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FASCO, will serve as president of ASCO for the term beginning in June 2016.He will become president-elect during the society’s annual meeting…
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Smaller IPV dose yielded noninferior titers in HIV patients

January 24, 2015
A 40% dose of intradermal inactivated polio vaccine achieved noninferior antibody responses in HIV patients compared with a full dose administered intramuscularly…
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VIDEO: Pearls for cataract surgery in patients with prior refractive surgery

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WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, shares his tips for getting a desired refractive outcome in cataract surgery in patients who have had…
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Emotions expressed on Twitter may predict CV risk in communities

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A new study suggested that it may be feasible to capture community psychological characteristics through social media. Further, these characteristics appear to be strong…
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Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

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Black African Nurses Educated in the United States

Journal of Nursing Education
Online Advanced Release, January 20, 2015
Black Africans are one of the fastest growing immigrant and refugee populations in the United States, having increased…
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VIDEO Pearls for multifocal IOL patient selection

January 23, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Kenneth A. Beckman, MD, gives his pearls for selecting the ideal multifocal IOL…
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