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Drawing lines

Drawing lines. Envision a scenario: Milt is 87. Over the years he's developed diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, lumbago (back pain), hearing loss, too many moles to count, and high
June 2019

Polypill gets approval, fenofibric acid gets label change

A fixed-dose combination pill of sitagliptin and simvastatin (Juvisync). The first product to combine a type 2 diabetes drug and a statin, it is currently available in dosage strengths for ... Prescribing information for the drug informs doctors of the
January 2012

Risks seen with anemia, asthma drugs; insulin syringes recalled

Liraglutide (Victoza) as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. ... It is not recommended as first-line therapy for patients who have inadequate glycemic control on diet and exercise, and pancreatitis
April 2010

Documenting ICD-10-CM: What's new?

He reports no shortness of breath on exertion. He does not have cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, renal failure, or angina.
April 2015

Guiding clinicians through GI diagnoses

He recommended that physicians encourage their patients to maintain healthy weight through diet and exercise to avoid NAFLD just as they would to prevent diabetes. ... These patients were likely to be on aspirin-anticoagulant-antiplatelet therapy for a
September 2009

Guidelines get their own conference at G-I-N

For example, the chance that a patient is being seen just for diabetes is low. ... Many people with diabetes also have hypertension or hypercholesterolemia. “Having a guideline recommendation that addresses a single disease condition may not be enough
February 2017

Alcohol treatment may be shifting to primary care

New drugs for type 2 diabetes have been approved recently and have given physicians more options for treatment. ... thought. Our story looks at the risks and benefits of prescribing new drugs in patients with diabetes and how to determine which
October 2015

Clearing the air about climate change

As temperatures edge upward, doctors should watch out for vulnerable patients, whether it's those with respiratory conditions and other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, those who have
September 2016

Transitional care management services change in 2013

CMS officials believe that the adopted CPT transitional care management codes are defined broadly enough to incorporate treatment of chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and HIV, and the
January 2013

Understand patient expectations as part of a negotiation

That's not necessarily the case. One example is, we want to get HbA1c under 8% for patients with diabetes. ... We can discuss what number is best for patients. We can say that most people with diabetes should be at 7%.
July 2014

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