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JOURNAL UPDATE

Herbal and Dietary Supplements Are Commonly Mislabeled

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OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Sharing Passwords Is Widespread Among Medical Staff

October 18, 2017 Almost three-fourths of survey respondents report having used a colleague's password to access EMRs

Clinical Evidence Synopsis Published for T2DM

October 18, 2017 Adding sulfonylurea or metformin to insulin decreases HbA1c about 1%

Lifestyle, Metformin Interventions Have Variable Effects

October 18, 2017 Impact of interventions varies for progression to diabetes, regression to normal glucose regulation

Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce

October 18, 2017 About half of increase due to educational attainment, rising demand, liberalizing gender attitudes

Glycemic Control Up With Oral Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

October 17, 2017 Phase 3 studies next to assess longer-term/clinical outcomes, safety

Potentially Preventable Spending Concentrated in Frail Elderly

October 17, 2017 Variation in preventable spending across Medicare subpopulations; 43.9 percent of total in frail elderly

Commercial Weight Management Program May Help Prevent T2D

October 17, 2017 Primary care referral to Weight Watchers is associated with weight loss, HbA1c reduction

Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout

October 17, 2017 They tend to deal with psychosocial care more than male colleagues but can take steps to reduce stress

Venovenous Hemodiafiltration Improves Metformin Toxicity

October 17, 2017 Case report describes treatment of female patient who attempted suicide with metformin overdose

Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures

October 16, 2017 In addition, consumer ratings are consistent across platforms for specialist physicians

Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments

October 16, 2017 Sexual harassment by patients can negatively affect physician-patient relationship, quality of care

New Screening Tool Can Identify Diabetic Retinopathy

October 16, 2017 Tool developed for use in high-risk adults in low-income communities in Mexico

Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

October 13, 2017 Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief

Pre-Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts

October 13, 2017 Worse measures of health for Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age

Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records

October 13, 2017 Study affirms poor quality of nursing documentation, as well as lack of knowledge and skills