November 2014

posted Nov 17, 2014, 1:12 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Nov 17, 2014, 1:46 PM ]
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Genetic Studies Suggest that Diabetes Risk is Inherent in the Action of Statins
The ADVANCE Trial: Long-term Follow-up of Type 2 DM patients
Combining Basal Insulin and GLP-1 Agonists is Effective in Advanced Type 2 DM
Medication Adherence is Higher with Generic Statins than Brand-Name Statins
Surgical Ligation, Laser Ablation, or Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
Zoster Vaccine is Effective When Given Before Immunosuppression in Older Patients
Simple Home Safety Improvements are Effective for Preventing Fall Related Injuries
Acupuncture Shows No Benefit for Chronic Knee Pain

Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Glucose Intolerance
Do Changing Demographics and Obesity Explain the Rise in DM Prevalence 
Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants Lower 2 Year Mortality in Afib Patients
Screening Medicare Eligible People for Lung Cancer
Benzo Use May Raise Risk of Alzheimer Disease
Pharmacologic Fracture Prevention
Testing Urine to Detect Cervical HPV
Monoclonal Antibody Treatment and Vaccine Produce Encouraging Results Against Ebola Virus
CD4 Cell Counts are Rarely Needed in Patients Doing Well on ART
Antibiotic Prescribing Increases as the Clinic Day Drags On
Obese Patients with Cardiovascular Risk Factors Should Receive Intensive Counseling in Primary Care Settings

PC/SM Chief Resident,
Nov 17, 2014, 1:18 PM
PC/SM Chief Resident,
Nov 17, 2014, 1:13 PM