Continuous Glucose Monitoring Helps Even Well Controlled Type 1 Diabetics
According to a report in the August 2009 issue of Diabetes Care, even when patients with type 1 diabetes have excellent hemoglobin A1C levels, continuous glucose monitoring will be beneficial.
TNF Blockers Linked to Heart Failure in Elderly
A 2008 study found that treating elderly RA patients with TNG-alpha antagonists may increase their risk and exacerbate heart failure.
Disease-activity Score Helps Guide Treatment of New-onset RA
A study found that in recent-onset active RA, regular medication adjustments based on disease-activity scores improves clinical outcomes.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Missing Genomic Link
This study identifies a polymorphism in the TRAF1/C5 region increases the susceptibility to and severity of RA.
Dr. Mitchell Rosner discusses chronic hyponatremia and treatments options for patients diagnosed with the condition.
Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Independently Linked to CVD
A 2009 study found that antipsychotic medications and lifestyle factors cannot fully explain the elevated risk for CVD in patients with schizophrenia.
COPD may Predispose Patients to Reflux Disease
According to the results from a 2008 study, patients with COPD may be at increased risk for GERD.
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