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December 30, 2014

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  • Another Reason Why Sitting is Just No Darn Good For You

    Although not a life-threatening condition, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is one of the most annoying and troublesome problems that plagues aging males.
  • You Have Type I Diabetes ... Now The BAD News!

    Type 1 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of mortality, secondary to microvascular (neuropathy, nephropathy) and macrovascular (coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease) complications.
  • Peri-procedural Management of New Oral Anticoagulants

    Due to the short half-life and rapid onset of action of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs), peri-procedural anticoagulant free time intervals should be shorter than with warfarin. Thus, there is uncertainty about the use of heparin bridging.
  • Aortic Prosthetic Valve Type and Survival

    Bioprosthetic aorta valves are recommended for those > 70 years of age because of their reduced durability compared to mechanical valves and mechanical prostheses, which are recommended for those < 60 years because bioprosthetic valves deteriorate more rapidly in younger individuals.
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate Extended-release Tablets (Hysingla ER) CII

    Hydrocodone is formulated to resist crushing, breaking, and dissolution and still retain some extended-release properties.
  • Clinical Briefs

    Because of its strong efficacy, long-term durability, and predictability when titrated with algorithms employed in clinical trials, basal insulin remains a mainstay of treatment for type 2 diabetes patients who are not able to attain or maintain glycemic control with oral agents alone. Because diabetes is a progressive disorder, even patients who are initially well-controlled on basal insulin will likely require “fine tuning” of their diabetes regimen, usually with agents that preferentially affect postprandial glucose levels.