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‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017

Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health insurance companies for the next 2 years.

“This agreement provides certainty on out-of-pocket reduction payments for the next 2 years [and] will address attempts by this administration to keep people from getting enrolled in care they need,” Murray said during a speech on the Senate floor.

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Prolactinoma increases CVD risk in men

October 19, 2017
Men with prolactinoma are at higher risk for incident cardiovascular disease compared with women with prolactinoma and healthy men and women, according to findings…
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FDA grants clearance for CGM in the surgical ICU

October 19, 2017
The FDA granted clearance to OptiScan Biomedical Corporation for its OptiScanner 5000 Glucose Monitoring System, which will allow use of the system for monitoring plasma…
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Consensus statement: Diabetes language matters

October 19, 2017
Health care providers should employ neutral, nonjudgmental language that puts a patient with diabetes before the disease to remove pervasive, negative labeling and…
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Adverse event reports of acute renal failure more numerous with SGLT2 inhibitors vs other agents

October 19, 2017
Compared with other diabetes medications, SGLT2 inhibitors were associated with more reports of acute renal failure in the FDA adverse event report system database both…
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Rapid Response from Austin: Expanding Options in Type 2 Diabetes Management

This activity is supported by educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Approximately 150 million people worldwide have diabetes mellitus and this number is expected to double by 2025…
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VIDEO: NAMS recommends individualized hormone therapy in menopause

October 11, 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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