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Combination basal insulin reduces hypoglycemia risk during fasting

December 16, 2017

The risk for hypoglycemia among people with type 2 diabetes who fast during Ramadan can be reduced with insulin degludec/insulin aspart therapy compared with biphasic insulin aspart 30, according to a press release from Novo Nordisk.

In study findings presented at the International Diabetes Federation Congress, researchers reported that compared with biphasic insulin aspart 30, insulin degludec/insulin aspart (Ryzodeg, Novo Nordisk) decreased the risk for hypoglycemia by 62% and the risk for nocturnal hypoglycemia by 74%.

6 articles highlighting the impact of diet on CV health

December 16, 2017
Regardless of religious affiliation, one reliable tradition during the holidays is food. Whether it be holiday dinners, baking cookies or stress eating, food will always

Cardiology Today's Intervention highlights 7 articles on advancements in PCI

December 16, 2017
Recent weeks have produced a steady influx of headlines regarding PCI technology, ranging from American Heart Association Scientific Sessions headlines to FDA…
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Urine test detects active TB in HIV-negative patients

December 16, 2017
Researchers developed a urine test that accurately detects active tuberculosis in patients who are not coinfected with HIV. Writing in Science Translational
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Hip arthroplasty pioneer calls for continued progress in surgery, research

December 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — The incorporation of antibiotics in crosslinked polyethylene is among the advances that may be in store in the future for hip arthroplasty…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Drug Mechanisms of Resistance

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Treatment of a patient with multidrug-resistant virus requires expertise in complex HIV management and a thorough…
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Identifying Depression in Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recommendations for Professional Practice

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Online Advanced Release, December 8, 2017
Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face many challenges, not the least of which can be dealing…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Less than 50% of patients treated with allopurinol reach uric acid target

December 5, 2017
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