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Older adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus spend more than an hour per day in the hypoglycemic range

ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status

Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia tied to greater amounts of time spent with glucose <70, <54 mg/dL
In a joint policy statement published online March 25 in Pediatrics

Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth

Strategies aim to lower sugary beverage consumption among children and adolescents
Transcatheter arterial embolization

Image-Guided Intervention May Ease Pain of Severe Tennis Elbow

Transcatheter arterial embolization may reduce pain, inflammation in persistent lateral epicondylitis
Patients with poor cognitive function have significantly lower levels of Alzheimer disease-related biomarkers in the vitreous humor

Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing

Low levels of protein biomarkers amyloid-β and tau protein in vitreous humor tied to low cognitive scores
In a clinical report published online March 25 in Pediatrics

Guidance Offered for Managing Therapies in Children With Disability

Determining appropriate therapy dose is mainly subjective; provider should identify goals of therapy
The 2019 Main Residency Match was the largest in history

2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History

Internal medicine programs offered a record 8,116 categorical, 396 primary care positions
The current standard of care for advanced cervical cancer -- external beam radiation therapy and chemotherapy in combination with brachytherapy -- provides significantly higher overall survival over chemoradiation alone; however

Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

Findings observed regardless of treatment duration; disparities for brachytherapy use seen in vulnerable populations
A short course of calcipotriol plus 5-fluorouracil treatment for actinic keratosis is associated with induction of robust T cell immunity and reduced development of squamous cell carcinoma within three years

Topical Immunotx for Actinic Keratosis May Prevent Cancer

Fewer patients treated with calcipotriol plus 5-FU developed SCC on treated face, scalp within three years
The outcomes of kidney transplants in patients with viral suppression are as good as those for kidney transplants in patients not infected with hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus

HBV, HCV Control Aids Kidney Transplant Outcomes

Patients with viral suppression have outcomes similar to those of noninfected patients
Aspiration is as effective as the traditional stent retriever approach for clot removal in patients presenting with large-vessel occlusion stroke

Aspiration Noninferior to Stent Retriever for Clot Removal

Direct aspiration is equally effective for large-vessel occlusion stroke, with lower device costs