In the Journals

Schizophrenia, antipsychotics individually increase risk for diabetes

February 1, 2017
Schizophrenia was associated with a significantly increased risk for diabetes, which further increased with use of first- and second-generation…
In the Journals

Prolonged sitting time associated with obesity in men

January 16, 2017
A total physical activity plan starting with reducing sitting time can help combat obesity and its health effects in men, according to findings…
In the Journals

Addressing unmet resource needs may improve cardiometabolic management

December 13, 2016
Patients who screened positive for unmet basic resource needs and were enrolled in a program to address those needs showed statistically significant…

USPSTF revising guidelines on youth obesity screening and intervention

November 2, 2016
Children and adolescents 6 years of age or older who underwent screening for obesity and were recommended for lifestyle-based weight loss…

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…

Healthful, unique dietary patterns help prevent, treat insulin resistance

October 20, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Though the risk for insulin resistance and associated conditions can be decreased with healthy dietary patterns, what works for one…
Meeting News Coverage

Consider long-acting contraceptives for all women of reproductive age and at cardiometabolic risk

October 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Long-acting reversible contraceptives are the recommended option for women and adolescents with cardiometabolic risk, according to…
Meeting News Coverage

Embrace food as an 'integral part of medicine' to shift focus from intervention to prevention

October 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Culinary medicine, a new and still-evolving area of medicine, has the potential to reduce the prevalence of various diseases and…
Meeting News Coverage

Pain is likely comorbid, co-contributory to negative CV outcomes

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Determine what type of pain a patient has, what the pain is trying to signal and then consider a multimodal approach as it…
Meeting News Coverage

For most cancer survivors, preventative CVD treatment, surveillance needed

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — It is important for primary care doctors to understand the cardiovascular disease risks for cancer survivors and how to monitor…