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T2DM Is Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis Progression in NAFLD
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Poor Glycemic Control Linked to Sarcopenia in T2DM
Volume Overload Present in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
CDC: Seniors Use Various Strategies to Reduce Rx Costs
Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Now Available
Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Adverse Liver Outcomes Up With Diagnosis of NAFLD/NASH
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Taxing Sweetened Beverages Reduces Volume Sold
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Observation Feasible Strategy for Some Eyes With Diabetic Macular Edema
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Prepregnancy Folate Intake Linked to Reduced Risk for GDM
Rare Variants Identified in DENND1A Gene in PCOS
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Liraglutide Added to Metformin Effective for Type 2 Diabetes
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Swapping Red Meat for Plant-Based Proteins May Cut CVD Risk
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Over Half of Seniors Initiating Dialysis Die Within One Year
Risks, Benefits of Long-Term Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis Reviewed
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
Preterm Birth Linked to Periconception HbA1c in T1DM
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Measures May Predict Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults
Atrasentan Tied to Lower Risk for Kidney Events in T2DM With CKD
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
Risk for T2DM Increased With Use of 5α-Reductase Inhibitors
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
Low-Carb Breakfast May Improve All-Day Glucose Control in T2DM
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Canagliflozin Seems Effective for Patients With T2DM, Kidney Disease
Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Complication Rates Low for High-Volume Pediatric Thyroid Surgery
FDA Approves Osteoporosis Tx for High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
FDA Warns Against Use of Preowned or Unauthorized Test Strips
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Early T2DM Diagnosis Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Health Issues Prevalent Across BMI Classes for Obese Children
Female Infertility Specialists Make Less Than Male Specialists
Topical Corticosteroids Associated With Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Short Sleep Duration, Not OSA, Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes
New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Undiagnosed Gestational Diabetes Ups Risk for Stillbirth
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Shorter Reproductive Span May Up Risk for Dementia in Women
Long-Term Phentermine Use Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Frailty May Up Fracture Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
FDA Grants Approval for Hypogonadism Treatment
ENDO: Sex Hormone Levels Tied to Telomere Length in Older Men
Higher Disease Burden for OA Than RA After Six Months
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
ENDO: Levothyroxine Does Not Up Fertility in Women With TPO Ab
ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth
ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Statins Tied to Insulin Resistance, Higher Serum Fasting Insulin
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
ACC: Icosapent Ethyl Beneficial for Statin-Treated Patients
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadism Can Prevent Progression to T2DM
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Total Thyroidectomy Improves HRQoL in Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
GDM Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk Postpartum
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Automated Insulin System Improves Glycemic Control
Risk Factors ID'd for Site Infection After Orthopedic Surgery in Seniors
Dietary Monitoring Key to Successful Weight Loss
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Program Aids Weight Loss in Patients With Mental Illness
Ultrasound of Calcaneus Efficient for Screening Bone Health
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Fewer Older Men Assessed, Treated for Osteoporosis
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link
Larger Physician Bonus May Improve Care in Chronic Disease
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Gastric Bypass May Aid Muscle Strength, Physical Performance
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With PCOS Regardless of BMI
Reading, Math Scores No Different for Children With T1DM
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
Meta-Analysis: Small Weight Increase Seen for Breakfast Eaters
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Short Duration Between Dinner, Bed Has No Effect on HbA1c
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
Oral Hepatoselective Glucokinase Activator Promising in T2DM
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Panel Has Tie Vote on New Type 1 Diabetes Drug
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Ertugliflozin Seems Safe, Effective for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Increased Hospitalization Risk
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Couples Intervention May Aid Partners of Diabetes Patients
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Fewer Than 5 Percent of Thyroid Surgery Patients Readmitted
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
No Increased Fracture Risk With Canagliflozin in Type 2 Diabetes
Three Novel Loci Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ID'd
Incidence of End-Stage Kidney Disease Up in Australia
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease Risk
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
CDC: Weight, Waist Size, BMI Increased for Many U.S. Adults
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Prevalence of Metabolically Healthy Adults in U.S. Very Low
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes
Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Less Than One Hour of Resistance Training Weekly Tied to Lower CVD Risk
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Psoriatic Arthritis
Care for Chronic Kidney Disease Varies Across VA Facilities
Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults
Certain SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 RAs for T2DM Also Cut CV Risk
Large at Birth, Maternal Diabetes Up Child's Risk for Obesity
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
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