QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions
QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions. ... Statin guidelines released last year could increase the number of adults who would be eligible for statin therapy by 12.8 million, mostly from
Major guidelines on hypertension released last year appear to have raised perhaps as many questions as they answered. ... The American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension released joint guidelines in December, followed
Representatives of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) approved updated guidelines to help ensure the safety and quality of telemedicine technology. ... But as telemedicine has grown, so too, has the need for clear, common-sense guidelines that
A: It was certainly not attitudes among physicians in general that have influenced guidelines. ... attitudes. My hope is that awareness of the guidelines is actually influencing their attitudes.
They ask if the present guidelines are really advocating a blanket prescription for statins based on age. ... It is possible that guidelines that increase the use of statins will also make us just a little weaker, achier, stupid, and diabetic. .
The eating patterns for many Americans are not healthy, according to the dietary guidelines committee report. ... Guidelines. 2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: a report of the American College of
They offered advice and analyses of the new data and guidelines to help physicians optimize therapy for skin and soft-tissue infections. ... Hirschmann said. Appropriate use of antibiotics was a major focus of the IDSA guideline update, of which Dr.
The professional societies and other groups that develop guidelines should not accept direct industry funding for the work, the report said. ... Anyone with a financial conflict of interest should not participate in guideline development.
Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense clinical practice guideline. ... American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists' Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidemia and Prevention of Atherosclerosis.
Several sessions focused on clinical practice guidelines that the Endocrine Society recently crafted on hirsutism and disease prevention. ... Rosenzweig said. The guidelines are currently under peer review; once published, they will be available online.