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ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

June 14, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Findings seen for initial injectable therapy with insulin degludec plus liraglutide versus insulin glargine Read article

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High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD

May 23, 2019 Individuals with HDHP more likely to report forgoing care due to costs, cost-related nonadherence

DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury

May 20, 2019 Eighty-six percent of pediatric patients with BB ingestion had visual evidence of mucosal damage

Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB

May 17, 2019 Adolescents significantly more likely to have remission of type 2 diabetes and hypertension

ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths

May 16, 2019 Significant reduction in deaths from breast cancer after cumulative follow-up of 19.6 years

Liraglutide Added to Metformin Effective for Type 2 Diabetes

April 29, 2019 Trial shows superiority of liraglutide with respect to glycemic control in children, adolescents

12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy

April 29, 2019 Most hold inaccurate beliefs about flu, flu shots, including believing child will be protected with one shot

Most Pediatric Residents Report Caring for Gun Injuries

April 29, 2019 Almost all residents agree pediatricians should ask about guns in the home, ask parents to lock guns

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019 Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks

AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection

April 03, 2019 Age, sex, sexual orientation differences in HPV vaccination rates were statistically significant

AACR: High BMI Before 50 Raising Pancreatic Cancer Mortality

April 01, 2019 Twenty-eight percent of pancreatic cancer deaths due to higher BMI in those born in 1970 to 1974

ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis

March 26, 2019 Pharmacological management recommended for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture

ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors

March 26, 2019 Simplified med regimens, tailored glycemic targets recommended for those with cognitive impairment

ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria

March 25, 2019 A1c misclassified 73.07 percent of diabetes mellitus cases defined by oral glucose tolerance test

ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status

March 25, 2019 Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia tied to greater amounts of time spent with glucose <70, <54 mg/dL

Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer

March 22, 2019 Women with menopause onset by age 45 at higher risk than those with onset at age 50 or older