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Glucose challenge test accurate, convenient in primary care setting

October 21, 2016

Glucose challenge test screening, paired with oral glucose tolerance testing where appropriate, is less expensive and more accurate than other opportunistic tests for diabetes and prediabetes, data from a prospective study show.

Be accurate, thorough when coding patient visits

October 21, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Medical professionals should not shy away from using more than one correct Z code to describe a patient visit, according to a presentation at the…
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Low childhood socioeconomic status tied to adverse health risks

October 21, 2016
Low socioeconomic status during childhood may increase the risks for metabolic syndrome, impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes in adulthood, study data show. …
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Canakinumab does not affect vascular function, structure

October 20, 2016
In a new study, treatment with the interleukin-1 inhibitor canakinumab had no significant effect on vascular function or structure compared with placebo in patients with…
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High-normal BMI tied to diabetes mortality

October 20, 2016
BMI in late adolescence is related to midlife death from diabetes, with BMI even in the normal range associated with increased diabetes mortality risk with advancing…
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Diabetic Retinopathy: Preferred Practice Patterns in Screening and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Reduced DXA reimbursement may lead to undiagnosed osteoporosis, hip fractures

September 21, 2016
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Cardiometabolic Health Congress


Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 1

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The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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