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Managing patients with diabetes and heart failure

Research indicates that risk for heart failure in patients with diabetes increases with HbA1c level, Dr. ... should we be using, then, for the management of diabetes in the setting of heart failure?”.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--9 performance measures for heart failure expand use of beta-blockers to inpatient care, among other recommendations

outcomes. "In order to improve the quality of heart failure care, one has to provide measures of quality. ... Eight measures from the previous heart failure performance measures set, which were released in 2005, were retired.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer risk appears higher in heart failure patients

not have heart failure, after adjustment for BMI, smoking, and Charlson comorbidity index. ... non-cardiac morbidity and of cancer surveillance in the management of [heart failure] patients.".
December 2019

K, kidneys, and ketoacidosis | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Endocrinologists, nephrologists, and heart failure docs have a love affair with these,” he said.
April 2019

No kidding

to have an accompanying editorial called “Rethinking the focus of heart failure quality measures.” Both were authored by luminaries in the field. ... This is, of course, hard to pull off, because of the challenges associated with “managing
December 2019

Bias landmines

Yup. He just had bad heart failure. Period. And sometimes bad heart failure just misbehaves without much provocation. ... We optimized his blood pressure meds. We restricted his fluids. And we consulted the heart failure team.
December 2019

Requiem for ABC David

1. Admit: to medical surgical unit. 2. Because: diagnosis of congestive heart failure. ... Orders are different, of course, for congestive heart failure and community acquired pneumonia, for hip fractures and bowel obstructions and for exacerbations of
December 2019

Drawing lines

As often occurs with chronically ill elders, Milt winds up back in the hospital six weeks later with "congestive heart failure." His heart is not pumping blood effectively, so fluid is ... Without it, Milt will die due to kidney failure. Fortunately,
December 2019

Medical News of the Obvious

Medical News of the Obvious. Two of this week's highlights are best described by their headlines: "Study Finds Fish Won't Prevent Heart Failure" and "Eating in America Still Unhealthy:
December 2019

Rapid demise

Prognosis is much more challenging for patients in the end stages of chronic diseases like congestive heart failure, emphysema and dementia, which is the condition that Anderson was reported to have.
December 2019

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