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USPSTF recommends osteoporosis screening, testing in women aged 65 and older

USPSTF recommends osteoporosis screening, testing in women aged 65 and older

The USPSTF has updated its recommendations on osteoporosis screening and testing in women and men.

Overweight, obesity-related cancers increasing in the United States

Incidence rates of overweight- and obesity-related cancers have increased in the United States.

Underweight women have high risk of early menopause

Early menopause risk is highest in weight-cycling and severely underweight women.

Opinion

AAPA: Stemming the rise in obesity through effective care delivery

Obesity is a chronic, progressive disease, and continued communication on prevention and treatment is paramount to reversing the status quo.

Lifestyle modifications vs pharmacologic treatment for patients with diabetes

Applying necessary lifestyle changes as well as incorporating pharmaceutical drugs will improve diabetes in patients compared to drugs alone.

Treating patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Alpha-lipoic acid, 600mg daily, is an effective treatment option for patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Hyperglycemia, concern for diabetic ketoacidosis, and type 1 diabetes

Case Study: Hyperglycemia, concern for diabetic ketoacidosis, and type 1 diabetes

A 36-year-old man with type 1 diabetes presents to the emergency room with hyperglycemia and possible diabetic ketoacidosis after not taking his insulin for 3 days.

Using information technology to tailor diabetes care

Using information technology to tailor diabetes care

A study of one tracking system's effect finds improvement in the management of diabetes.

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