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Officials with the US FDA this week announced an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a rapid, single-use test for the detection of Zaire ebolavirus, making it the second Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test available under EUA, but the first that uses a portable battery-operated reader.
Eversense® Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System has received FDA approval for allowing nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to be certified to place the sensor and to file claims with insurance plans.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
A recent study found that LAIV was more effective in those vaccinated in both the enrollment season and the prior season than in those vaccinated only in the enrollment season.
The FDA has issued a warning to patients, caregivers and health care professionals that the labels attached to some EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, as well as authorized generic versions, may block access to the auto-injector.
More than 1 million Americans are living with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and one person dies of the disease every hour. Fortunately, melanoma is highly treatable when detected early.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
The Class I recall encompasses 43 lots with more than 1.1 million packages of Roche Diagnostics' CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips.
Officials with the US FDA this week permitted marketing, with special controls, of the 23andMe Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test as a direct-to-consumer test for providing information about genetic variants that may be associated with a patient’s ability to metabolize some medications better than others.
Gina Kokosky, Assistant Editor
The CDC offers 7 tips to avoid any health scares this season.

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Kristen Marjama, DNP, APRN-BC
Although the rate of foot and leg amputation has greatly declined over the past 2 decades, increasing awareness for macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes is essential because diabetes is the leading cause of lower-limb amputations in the United States.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
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