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ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017

Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care.

The paper, titled A Prescription for a Forward-Looking Agenda to Improve American Health Care, emphasizes ACP’s view that it is time to cease the “unfruitful” debate over repealing and replacing the ACA. Instead ACP urges Congress and the administration to create and implement a “forward-thinking agenda” for health care reform in collaboration with ACP and other clinician and patient advocacy organizations.

EXSCEL: Exenatide meets primary safety objective for CV risk in type 2 diabetes

May 23, 2017
Top-line results from the EXSEL trial show the GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide extended release met the primary safety objective of non-inferiority for major adverse…
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Replacing a single soda or beer with water daily reduces risk for obesity

May 23, 2017
Exchanging one serving of sugar-sweetened soft drink or one beer each day for a glass of water can lower the risk for obesity by 20%, according to data presented at the…
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Swallowable intragastric balloon safe, effective in adults with obesity

May 23, 2017
In adults with obesity, a swallowable intragastric balloon combined with a very low-calorie ketogenic diet resulted in a mean weight loss of 15.2 kg without serious…
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Thyroid surgery complications more common than previously believed

May 22, 2017
Thyroid surgery-specific complications developed within 1 year of thyroid surgery in 12% of adults with differentiated or medullary thyroid cancer, and 6% developed…
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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: Medical management for acromegaly offers hope for patients

April 6, 2017
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The Future of the Lipid Panel: An NLA Expert Discussion

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

Past-President of the National Lipid Association and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Dr. W…
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