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Patients Will Be Asking: Can hunting deer kill me?

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More choose medicine as second career

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Twin physicians face similar sex allegations

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Physicians question blood pressure target

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White House physician challenged on Trump health

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Younger physician-researchers get less funding

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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Breastfeeding longer can reduce a woman’s type 2 diabetes risk

Graded risk reduction up to 47% with 12-plus months.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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NSCLC: metformin boosts OS in patients with diabetes

Earlier studies had yielded conflicting evidence.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Is maternal hyperglycemia teratogenic?

Rates of childhood obesity and T2DM are rising.

  • Clinical Essentials from Anesth Analg
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For better postoperative QoL, go with lidocaine or magnesium

Lidocaine has also been shown to reduce opioid consumption.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Breast cancer: diabetes tied to higher odds of advanced disease

Risk of breast cancer death was higher among diabetic vs nondiabetic women.

  • Clinical Essentials from N Engl J Med
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Fresh vs frozen embryos: no difference in pregnancy rate in women without PCOS

Previously frozen embryos have been associated with fewer complications, better neonatal outcomes.

  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetol Metab Syndr
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Incretin therapy may benefit patients with diabetes and STEMI

Incretin users had significantly fewer cardiovascular events.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Epidemiol
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What’s the best diet for glycemic control in type 2 diabetes?

Mediterranean diet comes out on top.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Psychiatry
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Can HRT reduce the risk for depression in perimenopause?

Sensitivity to estrogen fluctuations during perimenopause is implicated in depression risk.

  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Ther
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Should HbA1c be used to diagnose diabetes in patients with cirrhosis?

Test may be unreliable in those with anemia.

  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Care
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With dose adjustment, metformin safe in chronic kidney disease

Metformin and lactic acidosis association called into question.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
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HCV: PLR is a good indicator of fibrosis, insulin resistance

Routine laboratory data show utility.

  • Clinical Essentials from Fertil Steril
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Does chronic inflammation affect fecundability and ovulation in eumenorrheic women?

Adiposity may affect oocyte and embryo quality.

  • Clinical Essentials from Surgery
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Thyroid cancer: surgeon-performed ultrasound aids diagnosis

Surgeon-performed US appears vital for diagnosis and accurate staging.