Despite the well-established data demonstrating that pediatric vaccines are life-saving, safe, and effective, significant obstacles remain to their implementation, on both patient and provider levels.
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In January, 2016, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AAACE/ACE) released their 2016 Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm, which serves as an update to the earlier 2013 algorithm.
The physician explained everything to his defense attorney, including the fact that the patient was noncompliant with his medications and his medical appointments, and that it seemed pointless to prescribe yet another medication that wouldn’t be taken.
A recent review article summarizes current nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to hypertriglyceridemia, with particular focus on novel agents.
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), an inherited genetic disorder characterized by significantly elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels, affects an estimated 620,000 Americans and is generally underdiagnosed and undertreated.
Two recent studies have shed additional light on caffeine use and smoking in patients with serious mental illness (SMI).
The American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) have issued a new scientific statement entitled “Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease.” This article features an interview with Clive Rosendorff, MD, PhD, DScMed, chair of the writing committee, who discusses what’s new in the guideline, and addresses areas of controversy.
Increasing biotin levels by supplement or by ingesting more biotin-rich foods may result in important benefits.
Multiple studies show that just about any low-meat or no-meat diet reduces almost all controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Adults with mental illness have a smoking rate that is 70% higher than adults with no mental illness and die approximately 25 years earlier than the general population, due largely to their high rates of substance use—including cigarette smoking.