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Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Adding a sulfonylurea or metformin to insulin is associated with approximately a 1 percent reduction in hemoglobin A1c, and addition of a sulfonylurea (but not metformin) is associated with more hypoglycemic events, according a clinical evidence synopsis Read More >
Clinical Evidence Synopsis Published for T2DM
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - For individuals with impaired glucose regulation, the impact of lifestyle and metformin interventions vary for progression to diabetes mellitus and likelihood of regression to normal glucose regulation, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in Read More >
Lifestyle, Metformin Interventions Have Variable Effects
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Proton pump inhibitor use is associated with increased risk of first-time ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Read More >
PPI Use Linked to Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke, MI
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Introduction of an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis program for men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom is likely to be cost-effective, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Read More >
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Homosexual Men Cost-Effective
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - For patients with venous thromboembolism, direct oral anticoagulant use is not associated with increased risk of major bleeding or mortality within the first 90 days compared with warfarin use, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in the BMJ Read More >
No Increased Risks for DOAC Use Versus Warfarin in VTE
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors, including increasing educational attainment, rising labor demand in health care, and liberalizing gender role attitudes, according to a working paper publishe Read More >
Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Appropriate use criteria have been developed for the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis, according to a report published online Oct. 17 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More >
Appropriate Use Criteria Developed for Aortic Stenosis Tx
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Overall survival for patients with melanoma brain metastases has improved significantly since 2000, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in Cancer. Read More >
Overall Survival Up for Melanoma Brain Metastases