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Five-Year Data: Surgery Betters Medical Therapy for Diabetes

In the first comparison of bariatric surgery and medical treatment over 5 years, 50% of surgical patients with type 2 diabetes demonstrated remission, while 80% reached the ADA treatment goal with one drug and/or dietary measures.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Diversity in Nursing: Progress Made, but Journey Continues

Nursing, traditionally a "white woman's" profession, is gaining diversity, albeit slowly. The goal? Match the demographics of the general population.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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*Emergency Radiology* The goal of the Emergency Radiology section is to provide high quality, timely, final readings to all Emergency Radiology patients and ...  
youtube.com
about 6 years ago
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Palliative Care - Research on Aging

Palliative care aims to prevent and relieve suffering and promote quality of life, at every stage of life, through patient and family care, education, research and advocacy. Join Frank D. Ferris, MD, as he presents information on defining elements of past and modern illness and various conceptions of suffering. The general concepts of palliative care, as well as the future goals of palliative care will be addressed. Series: Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging (SIRA) [4/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16035]  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 8 years ago
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Guidelines, polypharmacy, and drug-drug interactions in patients with multimorbidity

Polypharmacy, defined as the chronic co-prescription of several drugs, is often the consequence of the application of disease specific guidelines, targeting disease specific goals, to patients with multiple chronic diseases. One common consequence of polypharmacy is the high rate of adverse drug reactions, mainly from drug-drug interactions (the ability of a drug to modify the action or effect of another drug administered successively or simultaneously).1 The risk of a drug-drug interaction in any particular patient increases with the number of co-existing diseases and the number of drugs prescribed.2  
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almost 7 years ago
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India may not meet millennium development goal on infant mortality

India’s infant mortality rate fell from 88 per 1000 live births in 1990 to 40 per 1000 live births in 2013, show reports from the Registrar General of India.1 But if the rate continues to decrease by 5.6% each year India will not be able to meet this year’s United Nations millennium development goal on infant mortality.  
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almost 7 years ago
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India may not meet millennium development goal on infant mortality

India’s infant mortality rate fell from 88 per 1000 live births in 1990 to 40 per 1000 live births in 2013, show reports from the Registrar General of India.1 But if the rate continues to decrease by 5.6% each year India will not be able to meet this year’s United Nations millennium development goal on infant mortality.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 7 years ago