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ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria

March 25, 2019. 7:00 PM CDT. A1c misclassified 73.07 percent of diabetes mellitus cases defined by oral glucose tolerance test Read article

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Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer

March 22, 2019 Findings based on phase 3 study of maintenance therapy with PARP inhibitor following treatment

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

ACC: Robust Evidence Lacking for Many Cardiovascular Guidelines

March 21, 2019 Few recommendations in cardiovascular society guidelines supported by evidence from multiple RCTs

ACC: Catheter Ablation Does Not Cut Mortality, Stroke in A-Fib

March 20, 2019 But it is associated with more favorable quality-of-life end points at 12 months versus medical therapy

Testosterone Replacement Slows Prostate Cancer Recurrence

March 19, 2019 Being on testosterone replacement slows time to biochemical recurrence in multivariable analysis

Volatile Anesthetics Do Not Reduce Deaths in Elective CABG

March 19, 2019 No significant difference seen for patients undergoing CABG with volatile anesthesia, total IV anesthesia

ACC: Icosapent Ethyl Beneficial for Statin-Treated Patients

March 19, 2019 Risk for ischemic events lower for patients with elevated triglycerides and atherosclerosis or diabetes

ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD

March 18, 2019 Adherence linked to significantly reduced risk for MACE, but only 6.4 percent had optimal compliance

ACC: Antibacterial Envelope Can Reduce CIED Infections

March 18, 2019 Incidence of major cardiac implantable electronic device infections significantly lower with envelope

ACC: Dietary Cholesterol Ups Cardiovascular Disease Risk

March 18, 2019 Findings show dose-response increase in risk for cardiovascular disease, all-cause mortality

AAOS: Supplement Use Low in Patients With Osteoporosis, Hip Fracture

March 15, 2019 Non-Caucasian minorities less likely to receive proper supplementation

AAOS: Underweight Status Increases Shoulder Arthroplasty Complications

March 14, 2019 Physicians, health care systems should pay more attention to this 'extremely at-risk population'

AAOS: One-Third of U.S. Children Report Back Pain

March 13, 2019 Children who reported back pain weighed more on average, had higher body mass index

Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1

March 11, 2019 Monthly long-acting cabotegravir and rilpivirine noninferior in two randomized controlled trials

ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes

March 08, 2019 AUC 0.722 for predicting prevalent diabetes in test dataset; negative predictive value 97 percent