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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
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
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
Impact of Fructose Varies With Energy Control, Food Source
Family Functioning Does Not Impact Family Dinner, Diet Link
Several Risk Factors More Strongly Linked to MI in Women
Rotating Night Shift Work, Lifestyle Factors Linked to T2DM
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
Food Assistance May Help Older Adults Adhere to Diabetes Meds
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
Switching to High-Deductible Insurance Delays Diabetes Care
NPs and PAs Can Effectively Manage Diabetes in Primary Care
Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought
RSNA: Ultrasound of Shoulder Muscle May Help Diagnose T2DM
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Insurance Coverage for Adult Obesity Care Increasing
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
AHA: Lasting Benefit for CABG in Diabetes, Multivessel Disease
Low-Carbohydrate Diets Linked to Increase in Calories Burned
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment
AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM
Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
CDC: About One in Three Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Colectomy Appears to Increase Later Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Abnormalities in Genes Linked to IRSP in Alzheimer's Disease
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
National Youth Obesity Rate at 15.8 Percent for 2016 to 2017
CDC: Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes 6.0 Percent in 2016
Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
ASN: High-Dose, Proactive IV Iron Noninferior in Hemodialysis
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
Link Between Statins, Non-CVD Outcomes Lacks Evidence
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Peer Support Aids Patients With T2DM, Depressive Symptoms
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Early Natural Menopause Linked to Shorter Life Expectancy
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Inadequate Reimbursement May Mar Diabetes Prevention Program
Glucose Dysregulation Seen Years Before Diabetes Diagnosis
Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Fertility Rates Down for Each Urbanization Level 2007 to 2017
Bariatric Sx Cuts Macrovascular Complications in Obesity, T2DM
Gastric Banding, Metformin Similar for Improving Glycemia
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
High Variability in Metabolic Measures May Up Mortality
Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work
Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial in Subclinical Hypothyroidism
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
On a Given Day, 36.6 Percent of U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food
Review: Vitamin D Does Not Appear to Prevent Fractures, Falls
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Intensive BP Therapy in Diabetes May Lower Risk for CV Events
Childhood Obesity Persists Into Adolescence
ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM
Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Best Practices for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Updated
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
High HbA1c After T1DM Diagnosis Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Soft Drinks Account for One-Fifth of Youth Beverage Consumption
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Genetics May Identify Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Increased Cardiovascular Risk for Diclofenac Initiators
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Lorcaserin Facilitates Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese
Many Countries Failing on Non-Communicable Dz Death Targets
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
Participation Up With Online Diabetes Prevention Program
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
HbA1c Variability Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in T2DM
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Few Yogurt Products Qualify As Low-Sugar
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
USPSTF Recommends Intensive Behavioral Change for Obesity
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Including Calorie Count on Menus Can Cut Calories Ordered
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Fifteen Genetic Determinants of Fracture Identified
Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
Physical Activity Not Linked to Natural Early Menopause
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
WHO Issues Recommendations for Tx Intensification in T2DM
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Excess Cardiac Risk Varies With Age of Onset of T1DM
Vascular Risk Factors for Brain Calcification in Seniors Identified
FDA: Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious Genital Infection
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Label Mix-Up Spurs Recall of Accord Blood Pressure Meds
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Wording Used May Affect Thyroid Cancer Patients' Anxiety, Choices
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Care Coordination Strategies Aid in Multiple Chronic Diseases
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increase in Diabetes Rx Fills
Living in Deprived Area Is Risk Factor for Cognitive Dysfunction
Frailty in Middle-Aged With Multimorbidity Tied to Mortality
Increased First-Trimester HbA1c Predicts Gestational Diabetes
Most Surgical Residents Want Financial Education
High Prevalence of Diabetes in Those With Severe Mental Illness
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
Paramedic-Led Intervention Cuts Ambulance Calls
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Declines in Life Expectancy in Many High-Income Countries
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Risk of Death Not Up in T2DM When Risk Factors Within Target
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
Vit D Independently, Inversely Tied to Cholesterol in Children
Physicians With Medicine/Psych Training Can Help Complex Cases
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk
Low-Energy Diet Induces Different Effects in Men, Women
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Sufficient Preconception Vitamin D Tied to Lower Miscarriage Risk
Cardiac Profiles Up With Exercise, Less Sitting in Early Old Age
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight
Healthy Lifestyle With Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
American Heart Association Urges Screen Time Limits for Youth
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Overtreatment of Thyroid Cancers Seems Common
Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Gestational Diabetes
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis
CDC: Half of U.S. Adults Tried to Lose Weight From 2013 to 2016
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Increasing Cost of Insulin Has Serious Health Consequences
One-Quarter of Older U.S. Adults May Be Overtreated for Diabetes
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
Single Threshold May Not Be Feasible for Gestational Diabetes
E-Cigarettes Don't Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Nut Intake Reduces HbA1c Among Adults With T2DM
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
FDA Approves Azedra for Rare Adrenal Tumors
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Health Coverage Interruptions Common in Adults With T1DM
Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
Risk of Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes
Drop in Osteoporosis Treatment Initiation After Hip Fracture
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Diabetes Diagnosis May Impact Health Behaviors of Family
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Sulfonylureas As 2nd-Line T2DM Therapy Tied to Higher Event Risk
Child Health Concerns Related to Use of Food Additives
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
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