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NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Pioglitazone also carries a black-box warning for congestive heart failure and is linked to bone fracture risk in diabetes, and the benefits of the drug are short-lived after therapy ... Torres noted. “I think it's reasonable to consider [pioglitazone]
July 2016

Wearable tech shows promise in clinical care

For example, sensors that detect how much total fluid is in one's system can give clinicians warning when patients living with heart failure start to retain fluid, Dr. ... There's relatively good agreement now that monitoring in heart failure with a
November 2015

Tips for using statins, PCSK9 inhibitors in chronic CAD

Several health organizations suggest lowering LDL cholesterol to 70 mg/dL, but 2013 guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) shy away from specific ... myocardial infarction, stroke, or congestive
June 2017

FDA updates boxed warnings for rosiglitazone, other drugs

In August, the entire class of thiazolidinediones added boxed warnings saying the drugs may cause or worsen heart failure. ... Medical professionals should monitor patients for 30 minutes after infusion, and shouldn't use the drugs in patients with
January 2008

Start with bloodwork to diagnose anemia

Masters added. “The blood will release more oxygen to the tissues, and cardiac output increases so that blood passes through the heart and gets to tissues to deliver oxygen more quickly,” ... Patients with chronic heart failure are also at risk,
March 2013

Digoxin, Biosite Triage Cardiac Panel, insulin pumps recalled

A lower-than-labeled dose may pose a risk of heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. ... Tolvaptan (Samsca) to treat hyponatremia associated with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
July 2009

Retail clinics increasingly popular option

This issue covers topics such as retail clinics, management of heart failure, and optimizing human papillomavirus vaccination. ... Managing heart failure is a complicated clinical area that is only likely to get bigger as the number of patients with the
February 2016

Portable ultrasound scopes out a new role

Photo VendomeCard/Astier. Another example is when heart failure is suspected, but the patient has not developed discernible symptoms, such as swelling in the legs, Dr. ... Heart. 2005;91:171-6. [PMID: 15657226]. Welch HG, Hayes KJ, Frost C. Repeat
May 2014

What economic theory can teach us about retail clinics

For example, patients who are newly diagnosed with chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart failure invariably require long-term follow-up with multidisciplinary teams that comprise physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and
June 2016

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

It also significantly increases the risk of dying from coronary heart disease and other thrombotic systemic events. ... It is more common than heart failure and in many ways looks and behaves like atherosclerosis in the coronaries, carotids and other
April 2011

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