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ADA: Sitagliptin Shows No Major Adverse CV Effects in T2DM, CVD

Findings among patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease
The same ticks that spread Lyme disease may also carry a rarer bacteria

Another Tick-Borne Disease Documented in Northeast

Recurring fever is hallmark for this little-known infection, researchers say
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia helps patients fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer

Review: Cognitive Behavioral Techniques Benefit Insomnia

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia deemed helpful in meta-analysis
At least 2.5 million more workers will be needed to provide long-term care for older Americans by 2030

Over 2 Million More Long-Term Care Workers Needed by 2030

Biggest need is in home and personal care aides, expert says
For patients undergoing intrauterine device placement

Ketorolac Doesn’t Reduce Pain With IUD Placement

But decrease in median pain scores at five and 15 minutes with ketorolac versus placebo
For long-term childhood cancer survivors

Cardiac Dysfunction in Childhood Cancer Survivors Examined

Long-term survivors have greater prevalence of abnormal global longitudinal strain, diastolic function
The publication of 2002 professional guidelines on routine preoperative testing correlated with a reduction in routine electrocardiogram testing

Professional Guidelines Have Limited Impact on Pre-Op Testing

Drop in routine electrocardiogram testing, but not in plain radiography, hematocrit, urinalysis
The 50 U.S. hospitals with the highest charge-to-cost ratio have markups approximately 10 times the Medicare-allowable costs

Analysis Targets U.S. Hospitals With Highest Markups

In the 50 hospitals with highest charge-to-cost ratio, charges 10-fold above Medicare-allowable costs
Twenty-nine percent of pregnancies identified as low risk have unexpected complications necessitating nonroutine obstetric or neonatal care

Unexpected Problems in 29 Percent of Low-Risk Pregnancies

Higher risk of some complications such as vacuum and forceps delivery among low-risk pregnancies
For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Review Explores Effect of Sulfonylureas on Lipids in T2DM

Increase in free fatty acids, triglycerides; decrease in low- and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol