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Organizations advocate for annual, dilated eye exams

November 3, 2017

An overwhelming 79% of Americans are unaware that diabetic eye diseases exhibit no visible symptoms, and more than half are unaware that comprehensive eye exams can detect diabetes, according to the American Optometric Association.

The AOA shared these findings from its most recent American Eye-Q Survey in recognition of November as Diabetes Awareness Month.

10 tips for doctors caring for families affected by Zika

November 1, 2017
Families affected by the Zika virus often experience a mix of emotions, and health care providers must offer appropriate support, David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP,
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Wavefront refractions more effective in Down syndrome

October 30, 2017
CHICAGO – “Wavefront refractions are predicted to improve visual acuity in [those with Down syndrome] and can be used as an additional tool to prescribe…

Macula, optic nerve defects common in congenital Zika syndrome

October 25, 2017
All infants with suspected congenital Zika syndrome have been found to have vision impairment, S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and…
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Best of the Day™: Highlights in IBD from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017

Supported by educational grants from: Celgene Corporation and Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Since the introduction of newer targeted therapies, approaches to the treatment of IBD have grown significantly more…
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Chapter 22: Nutritional Support In Acute Pancreatitis

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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VIDEO: Software helps improve patient care

June 3, 2016
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