HbA1c levels may overestimate mean glucose concentration in black people compared to white people, potentially because of differences in hemoglobin glycation.
Some traditional Chinese medications might be used as a complementary and alternative approach for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, but further long-term study is needed.
A 34-year-old man is evaluated for episodic palpitations of 8 months' duration, usually associated with sweating and anxiety. Medical history is significant for thyroidectomy for medullary thyroid carcinoma diagnosed at 12 years of age. Following a physical exam and lab studies, in addition to the presenting diagnosis, which of the following disorders is this patient most likely to develop?
Quarter-dose combinations of antihypertensive meds appear safe, effective versus placebo, standard doses
Low-dose antihypertensive regimens could have a broader role in clinical practice, as they yield similar reductions in blood pressure but are better tolerated.
A free, web-based tool will help determine whether a practice should pick the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System or advanced Alternative Payment Model pathway.
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