Print Issue: August 04, 2008

Deadline nears for inhaler switch

Time is running out for patients who use albuterol inhalers to replace those propelled by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) with ones that rely on eco-friendly hydrofluoroalkane (HFA). After December 31, 2008, CFC inhalers will…

The downside of too-tight glucose control

Findings from three recent studies call into question diabetes treatment strategies promoting very tight glucose control for the prevention of complications. Investigators for the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial reported that …

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