Health and social service utilization decreased in immigrant communities after the 2016 presidential election.
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The USPSTF has released recommendations for vitamin D and calcium supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.
Roux-en Y gastric bypass increased the likelihood of nonvertebral fractures, including hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures.
The current Part B drug payment structure already makes it difficult for some providers, particularly those in small practices or working in rural settings, to procure and administer expensive Part B drugs
The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.
Researchers are examining the potential of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to treat and prevent other genetic diseases.
The likelihood of healthy aging was also decreased.
Researchers linked all major causes of mortality to childhood intelligence.
Hand pain, disability, and stiffness were common in long-term type 1 diabetes.
Gestational weight gain above current recommendations was a risk of infants with macrosomia or needing a cesarian delivery.
Degludec is noninferior to glargine in terms of incidence of major cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk.
At the end of a 3-month period, adolescents with type 2 diabetes experienced decreased HbA1c levels after using insulin pump therapy.
Women with subclinical hypothyroidism who undergo thyroid hormone treatment have a decreased risk of pregnancy loss, but may experience other pregnancy-related adverse outcomes.
Fasting glucose is specific but not sensitive, and HbA1c is neither sensitive nor specific.
The ACP has updated the 2012 guideline to provide clinical recommendations of oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.
The USPSTF recommends that children and adolescents older than age 6 years should be screened for obesity.
A uniform standard for thyroid-stimulating hormone reference limits could lead to frequent misclassification and incorrect choices for therapy.
All-cause, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes age-standardized mortality rates have decreased from 2000 to 2011.
Current exclusion criteria may impede women’s access to type 2 diabetes medication trials.
Compared with a rigorous lifestyle and medical intervention, gastric bypass surgery led to greater remission of type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes patients treated with combination insulin therapy had improved glucose control that was on par with up-titration of basal insulin.
Type 1 diabetes was associated with differences in risk for various common cancers, but the relationship was affected by diabetes duration.
While there was no overall improvement, treatment with long-acting C-peptide improved vibration perception threshold.
Researchers observed an association between genetic risk for type 2 diabetes and risk for death.
Metabolic syndrome severity has decreased among adolescents from 1999 and 2012.
Other studies have shown that estrogens have antiviral properties against HIV, Ebola, and hepatitis viruses.
The FDA has approved Humulin R U-500 KwikPen, which is 5 times more concentrated than standard insulin injections.
Recent data showed that parathyroidectomy is more effective for controlling hypercalcemia after kidney transplants in patients with persistent hyperparathyroidism.
Patients who underwent gastric bypass reported improved well-being, but symptoms and hospitalizations were high after the procedure.
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