Preventive Care News - Page 16

Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
Clinicians now have a larger window of opportunity to prevent type 2 diabetes in at-risk patients.
Katie Eder, Senior Editor
Nurse practitioners are comparable with primary care physicians in curbing preventable hospitalizations among older patients with diabetes.
Daniel E. Hilleman, PharmD; Syed M. Mohiuddin, MD
Over the last 2 decades, obesity has reached epidemic proportions.
Contemporary Clinic Editorial Staff
Only about 50% of pregnant women get vaccinated before or during their pregnancy.
Contemporary Clinic Editorial Staff
Data from a recent study suggest that the influenza vaccine decreases the incidence of hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
Allison Bitonti-Brito, PharmD (Candidate)
Recent research out of The Netherlands looked to determine if sun exposure in adolescence could delay the onset of MS.
Allison Bitonti-Brito, PharmD (Candidate)
A new campaign is directed at teens in the multicultural hip-hop crowd who are, unfortunately, frequently exposed to tobacco marketing.
Contemporary Clinic Editorial Staff
Insulin levels differed by up to 23% and glycemic control varied up to 62% depending on whether the pen was shaken or not.
Contemporary Clinic Editorial Staff
Older adults are lagging behind when it comes to vaccination rates.
This year's vaccine against the flu is likely to be more effective.

Current Issue

The Educated Patient

Bethany Rettberg, NPC
Practitioners should get a detailed medical history and conduct a thorough physical to treat sinus infections.
Jennifer L. Hofmann, MS, PA-C
Providing them with advice can improve control of the disease and reduce hospitalizations, morbidity, and unscheduled health care visits.
Emily C. Hayes, PharmD Candidate
Colds, coughs, and a relentless influx of sick patients in retail health clinics keep the health care providers who work there very busy.
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.
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