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Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment: The goals in caring for patients with diabetes mellitus are to eliminate symptoms and to prevent, or at least slow, the development of complications. FIND BELOW TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES:
Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment: The goals in caring for patients with diabetes mellitus are to eliminate symptoms and to prevent, or at least slow, the development of complications. FIND BELOW TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES:
Management of hypertensionMany guidelines exist for the management of hypertension. Most groups, including the JNC, the American Diabetes Associate (ADA), and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) recommend lifestyle modification as the first step in managing hypertension.Lifestyle modificationsJNC 7 recommendation...
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest public health challenges of our time—few treatment options exist for people infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The 2020 Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines were developed by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) Guidelines Committee based on evidence criteria to be used globally. RemoveIn addition to BP control, the therapeutic strategy should include lifestyle changes, body weight control and the effective treatment of the other risk fac...
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) issued updated clinical practice guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), an infection of the lung parenchyma that occurs in persons outside of a hospital setting, is associated with high morbidity and mortality.&nb...
Best Practice Advice from the American College of Physicians The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recognized antibiotic-resistant infections as a global threat. Antimicrobial overuse, particularly with broad-spectrum antibiotics, drives resistance and causes adverse events in u...
PubMed: September 2023Seizures are common in neonates, but there is substantial management variability. The Neonatal Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) developed evidence-based recommendations about antiseizure medication (ASM) management in neonates in accordance with ILAE standards. Seizures are the most common neu...
Journal of Diabetes and its Complications: September 2023Kidney disease is a diabetes-related complication and diabetes is the most common cause of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in the world.This study analyzed the incidence of kidney disease in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study.TAKE-HOME MESSAGEAfter 21 years of randomization i...
Annals of Internal Medicine: Published May 2024Testosterone (T) levels slowly decline as we age, and serum hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) levels gradually increase. As SHBG increases, there is less T available to the tissues. There are several conditions that reduce levels of T; these include being overweight, having metabolic dysfunction, liv...
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes: Published Apr 2024TAKE-HOME MESSAGEThis study used data from the FAST-MI program to examine the effect of lipid-lowering therapy (LLT) (atorvastatin ≥40 mg or equivalent or any combination of a statin and ezetimibe) intensity on long-term mortality in 2258 patients aged 80 years or older who ex...
Gastroenterology: AGA Journal: Published March, 2019Prior research has shown an association between proton pump inhibitors and fracture risk. This study checked for markers for bone reabsorption and formation and followed bone mineral density and the incidence of fractures. It also looked at levels of calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and parath...