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ACP, AAIM call for changes to graduate medical education financing

May 4, 2016

The American College of Physicians and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine have issued a policy paper outlining recommendations for aligning graduate medical education funding with health care workforce needs.

Renee Butkus, BA, and colleagues wrote in the Annals of Internal Medicine that the graduate medical education (GME) system needs to ensure an adequate supply of quality doctors that Americans can access.

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Reduced cardiac function seen in children with obesity, prediabetes

May 4, 2016
Tissue Doppler imaging can reveal subclinical evidence of cardiac function deterioration in children and adolescents with obesity and prediabetes, according to study…
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VIDEO: Breaks in sitting time reduce cardiometabolic risk factors in type 2 diabetes

May 4, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Bronwyn Kingwell, PhD, head of metabolic and vascular physiology at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia, offers…
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RAI fails to increase atherosclerosis markers

May 4, 2016
Among patients treated with radioactive iodine for benign thyroid disease, no changes were found in carotid intima-media thickness in short-term follow-up or in plaque…
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Self-regulation strategies reduce weight gain in young adults

May 4, 2016
Young adults taught self-regulation strategies focused on large- or small-change interventions for weight maintenance were more successful at preventing weight gain than…
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Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Human induced pluripotent stem cells may help study of osteoporosis, rare genetic diseases

April 8, 2016
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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