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Diabetes education programs show mixed results

Educational programs for patients with uncontrolled diabetes showed some success but overall had mixed results in three recent trials.
18 Oct 2011

COVID-19 pill study; new vaccine recommendation plus data on waning efficacy, low risk of postvaccine myocarditis; updates on experimental treatments

A peer-reviewed study showed molnupiravir reduced hospitalizations and deaths in high-risk patients, the CDC favored mRNA vaccines over J&J's, experts explained potential issues with waning efficacy data, and a study quantified the low risk of myocarditis after vaccination.
21 Dec 2021

Intensive blood pressure targets didn't reduce mortality in type 2 diabetes

Intensive hypertension treatment slightly reduced the risk of stroke in type 2 diabetics, but had no effect on mortality or myocardial infarction, a new review found.
14 Aug 2012

Cardiovascular events similar, adverse effects worse with chlorthalidone compared to hydrochlorothiazide

Chlorthalidone was associated with a significantly higher risk of hypokalemia, hyponatremia, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes, and abnormal weight gain.
25 Feb 2020

MKSAP Quiz: type 2 diabetes with a draining chronic foot ulcer

A 75-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus is evaluated in the emergency department for a draining chronic ulcer on the left foot, erythema, and fever. This week's MKSAP Quiz asks readers to determine appropriate management.
21 Jun 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Type 2 diabetes management

Daily aspirin associated with reduced cancer deaths
14 Dec 2010

Cardiovascular medications underused in Hispanic/Latino patients with PAD

Efforts to improve peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment in Hispanic/Latino populations are needed, including improved access to health care and more guideline-adherent treatment, according to the authors of a recent study.
11 Aug 2020

Postdischarge COVID-19 studies find benefits of home oxygen, risks of PTSD, medical complications

Recent studies focused on patients' status after hospitalization for COVID-19, one finding that outcomes with home oxygen were good, but others noting that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), readmissions, and new diagnoses of medical conditions were common.
6 Apr 2021

SGLT-2 inhibitors associated with lower risk of gout vs. GLP-1 receptor agonists

In a large, propensity-matched study, adult patients with type 2 diabetes who were newly prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor had a lower rate of incident gout than those newly prescribed a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist.
14 Jan 2020

Total knee replacement cost-effective for end-stage osteoarthritis even in severe obesity

A modeling study analyzed the long-term effects and costs of total knee replacement for patients who were ages 50 years or older and had end-stage knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater.
23 Mar 2021

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