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T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults

December 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Brain atrophy does not appear to mediate the diabetes-cognition relationship Read article


2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending

December 12, 2018 Slower growth in health care spending mainly due to use and intensity of goods and services

Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent

December 12, 2018 17.1 percent of patients reported having experienced one or more events in previous year

Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis

December 12, 2018 Women diagnosed before age 50 have twice the risk versus cancer-free peers

Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents

December 11, 2018 Policies optimizing competing goals and defining training competency needed

U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity

December 11, 2018 More female, black, and Hispanic matriculants seen after diversity accreditation standards implemented

Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation

December 11, 2018 Patients who use tobacco should be offered brief intervention, including prescriptions, behavioral support

HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians

December 10, 2018 Odds of burnout up with report of poor/marginal time for documentation, time spent on EHR at home

AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins

December 10, 2018 Risk for statin-induced serious muscle injury <0.1 percent, newly diagnosed diabetes ~0.2 percent

Less Than One Hour of Resistance Training Weekly Tied to Lower CVD Risk

December 10, 2018 No further risk reduction for CVD morbidity, all-cause mortality seen for ≥60 minutes/week

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

December 07, 2018 Socioeconomic disparities exist in use of patient portals; privacy concerns cited for nonuse

Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

December 07, 2018 Young adults cite fear of complications, burden of disease management, impact on family and job

Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States

December 07, 2018 Increases in metabolic and, to a lesser extent, dietary risk factors contribute to higher burden

Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management

December 07, 2018 Improvement seen in patients' ability to manage disease, medical students' ability to educate them

Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions

December 07, 2018 Infants and children lacking vaccinations, development checks more likely to be admitted

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men

December 05, 2018 Significant association for men, with positive but not statistically significant link seen for women