Experts Share Best Practice Tips for Managing Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
Non-surgical management options for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee include low-impact exercise, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories.
Number One Tip for Managing Breakthrough Cancer Pain: Refer to a Pain Specialist
Non-oncologists, including primary care doctors and pharmacists, have a great deal to contribute to the management of breakthrough pain in patients with cancer.
Upcoming New Guidelines on Hyperthyroidism Discussed at AACE
The new clinical practice guidelines on the management of hyperthyroidism that are soon to be released jointly by the ATA and the AACE are a work in progress.
Achieving LDL-Cholesterol Targets on Statins May Not Negate CVD Risk
Patients who achieve target LDL-cholesterol levels on statin therapy may still be at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Should the Hemoglobin A1C Test Be Used to Diagnose Diabetes?
The pros and cons of using the hemoglobin A1C test to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes was the subject of a lively debate at the AACE Meeting.
Good Glycemic Control the Goal, Despite ACCORD, ADVANCE, and VADT
The benefits of intensive glycemic control on microvascular and neuropathic complications remain clear and well established in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Preimplantation Genetics: Hope for those with Lethal Gene Mutations
Couples, wherever they live in the world, are interested in having children who are healthy. Unfortunately all of us carry potentially lethal gene mutations.
New Treatments for Osteoporosis Show Promise
There are new treatments being investigated for the management of osteoporosis. All show promise, but most still lack definitive data from phase III trials.
Gawande: Improve Quality of Care without Bankrupting the Country
Reforming the healthcare system in the United States is about much more than providing basic coverage for all its citizens.
Hyperglycemia among Inpatients Costs Money and Lives
Hyperglycemia among noncritically ill medical and surgical patients is a huge problem in hospitals throughout the United States.
Endocrine Hypertension Still Awaiting Improved Diagnosis, Management
A variety of rapid and reliable tests now exist to diagnose and facilitate the management of pheochromocytoma and primary aldosteronism, but more are needed.
Cellulose Hydrogel Increases Satiety, Could Replace Bariatric Surgery
In a preliminary study, Attiva, increased the post-meal feeling of satiety and reduced hunger between meals.
Liraglutide Maintains Efficacy for Type 1 Diabetes, Despite Antibodies
The efficacy of liraglutide,is not impacted in subjects with type 1 diabetes who develop anti-liraglutide antibodies.
Colesevelam HCL Lowers Elevated Glucose Levels in Pre-diabetes
Colesevelam HCL is effective not only in lowering LDL-cholesterol but in reducing glycemic levels in people with prediabetes.
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