The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research developed 13 clinical recommendations (7 primary and 6 secondary) to address the undertreatment of osteoporosis-related fractures and prevent secondary fracture among persons aged ≥65 years with hip or vertebral fractures.
The benefits of early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are significant, as patients in whom CKD is diagnosed in the early stages have the chance to make lifestyle changes, learn how to manage their disease, and extend their lives while avoiding or postponing the need for dialysis or transplant.
The American College of Physicians endorses the necessity of a comprehensive process for disclosure of potential conflicts of interest to ensure the integrity of clinical guidelines and guidance statements.
The AACE has produced a position statement addressing population-specific challenges and practical steps for clinicians with regard to diabetes care for African Americans, Latinx/Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans.
A review published in the Annals of Internal Medicine outlines the 2019 ADA guidelines for self-monitoring of blood glucose and the use of continuous glucose monitors and automated insulin delivery systems.
Improved survival of patients with prostate and breast cancer has come at a cost. Clinicians need to be vigilant with preventive care for patients with these cancers to maintain their dental and bone health.
Although high-density lipoprotein cholesterol has been deemed the “good cholesterol,” this label may be misleading and outdated given that there is little evidence to support a causal relationship with CVD risk reduction.