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Assessing BMI, waist size vital to prevent worsening obesity

An online BMI calculator is available. All guidelines state that BMI—not weight alone—is needed for diagnosis. ... of the Canadian Obesity Network and an author of Canada's obesity clinical guidelines.
January 2008

Consider GERD in patients with pulmonary diseases

Gerson. “If the symptoms do not improve, our guidelines recommend that physicians perform subsequent diagnostic testing.”. ... Upper endoscopy for gastroesophageal reflux disease: best practice advice from the clinical guidelines committee of the
March 2014

QD: News Every Day--Task Force mammography guideline didn't change screening rates

QD: News Every Day--Task Force mammography guideline didn't change screening rates. ... Mammography guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Service task Force may have had no impact in changing screening rates in average-risk women in their 40s, a study
December 2019

Prescribe opioids, but with caution

Fortunately, among the 12 guidelines on opioid prescribing available, there is substantial concordance. ... Opioid prescribing: a systematic review and critical appraisal of guidelines for chronic pain.
July 2015

Tips for using statins, PCSK9 inhibitors in chronic CAD

Call it a cholesterol changeup, but guidelines for reducing cardiovascular risk are shifting with the evidence. ... These recommendations, however, are poised to change in the new AHA/ACC guidelines, which are expected to be published in the fourth
June 2017

Calmer talk needed about mammography

Clarify what the guidelines really say, and share the decision-making with patients, experts counsel. ... Battaglia and colleagues said the new guidelines have potential to change current practice.
February 2010

Shifting standards for hypertension

New hypertension guidelines are being developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that will incorporate new study results. ... Taler, a member of the guideline committee. But meanwhile, what changes
March 2016

Pearls for lowering lipids

New guidelines recommend basing treatment decisions on levels of risk rather than LDL targets. ... The moment the guidelines hit the press. many physicians felt uncomfortable,” he said.
July 2016

Gender gap increases women's heart risks

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force heart and vascular disease guideline. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute cholesterol guidelines. ... National Heart Lung and Blood Institute obesity guidelines. Surgeon General's clinical practice guideline on
November 2008

Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis

The new guidelines tackle that fear of side effects—along with medication benefits—directly in a series of charts. ... The option to take a bisphosphonates break after that stretch should only be considered in lower-risk patients, the guidelines said.
January 2017

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