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New Diabetes Management Guidance: A Shift in Focus

Medscape Today - 2018, August 9 - 00:07
Draft joint guidance from ADA and EASD recommend that clinicians assess CVD risk and comorbidities before prescribing glucose-lowering drugs.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Diet and a New Drug: A One-Two Punch Against Gluten?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 9 - 00:07
Studies at DDW 2018 addressed a constant challenge for patients with celiac disease: adherence to a gluten-free diet. Also, the experimental agent AMG 714 may reduce symptoms after gluten exposure.
Medscape Gastroenterology

EMS vs Ride-Share: How Should Patients Get to the ED?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 9 - 00:07
Dr Hilton describes how ride-sharing services have affected ambulance utilization in transporting patients to hospitals.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Probiotics in Kids: What Is the Evidence?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 8 - 06:02
Dr Maria R. Mascarenhas reviews the indications for and effectiveness of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of acute and nonacute gastrointestinal and extraintestinal disorders.
CHOP Expert Commentary

In a Haze About e-Cigarettes? 5 Things to Know

Medscape Today - 2018, August 8 - 06:02
They may help adults quit tobacco, but the adolescents using these products in ever-increasing numbers are a public health crisis in the making.
Medscape Pulmonary Medicine

5 Detection Strategies for Celiac Disease

Medscape Today - 2018, August 7 - 05:50
Studies presented at DDW 2018 addressed one current challenge regarding celiac disease: reliable, cost-effective detection.
Medscape Gastroenterology

Suspect Congenital Zika? What to Do Next

Medscape Today - 2018, August 7 - 05:50
CDC eliminates the guesswork with guidance on next steps when evaluating an infant with possible congenital Zika infection.
CDC Expert Commentary

Migraine Prevention: Botox Wins, but Another Drug Enters the Ring

Medscape Today - 2018, August 7 - 05:50
An open-label study prefers Botox over topiramate, but a new migraine prophylactic drug has joined the market, raising options as well as questions.
Medscape Internal Medicine

The Latest Trends and Tips in Patient Safety

IHI - 2018, August 4 - 00:02
OR Today article, August 1, 2018, summarizes trends in patient safety in perioperative areas and offers tips and advice from safety and clinical experts.

What Is the Best Approach to Managing 'Chemobrain'?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 23:23
Experts discuss the poorly understood but common experience of 'chemobrain' in cancer patients, including the evidence behind interventions to reduce the symptoms.
Medscape Oncology

Real-World Data Meet AI: Will This Combo Improve Practice?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 23:23
Can real-world data better inform the evidence base?
Medscape Internal Medicine

Another SGLT2 That You Can Feel Safe Prescribing

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 23:23
In regard to amputation risk (and despite a black box warning), it appears that canagliflozin is no less safe than other diabetes drugs.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Transforming Concepts in Patient Safety: A Progress Report

IHI - 2018, August 3 - 18:56
This article reviews progress to date to advance patient safety in the US in five essential areas of health care, as first identified in 2009 by the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute.

99% of Doctors Need Diagnostic Help

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 05:18
Most people rely on GPS to find their destination when driving. Maybe clinicians could benefit from similar diagnostic guidance.
Medscape Business of Medicine

Complex Type 2 Diabetes Patients: Who Should Lead the Team?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 05:18
The complexities of managing patients with cardiovascular complications of T2D require a team effort. Who should be doing what?
American College of Cardiology & Medscape

The Unique Feature of the Israeli Type 2 Diabetes Guideline

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 05:18
The Israeli guidelines vary management of type 2 diabetes mellitus by BMI. Is that a strategy the rest of the world should consider?
Medscape Family Medicine

When Patients Come In Quoting 'The Dr. Oz Show'

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 05:18
Dr Ranit Mishori talks about the validity and reliability of health recommendations seen on TV talk shows, and how to respond when patients ask about them.
Georgetown University Family Medicine

Digital Media and Kids: Can We Find the Right Dose?

Medscape Today - 2018, August 3 - 05:18
Data from this study of childhood flourishing with varying degrees of digital media exposure will be useful when counseling families.
Medscape Pediatrics

The Physician Behind the PREDIMED Retraction

Medscape Today - 2018, August 2 - 05:09
Dr John Mandrola interviews Dr John Carlisle about the methodology he uses to uncover previously unrecognized flaws in randomized controlled trials.
Medscape

FIT in CRC Screening: A Good Strategy Even in Patients on NSAIDs

Medscape Today - 2018, August 2 - 05:09
These data open up FIT screening for CRC in the population of patients taking NSAIDs or anticoagulants.
Medscape Internal Medicine
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