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No more finger pricks: A continuous glucose monitor benefits patients with diabetes in more ways than one

A 15-center study of 175 patients with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes in JAMA found that continuous glucose monitoring, compared to blood glucose meter monitoring, or finger pricking, significantly decreased their hemoglobin A1C over eight months (-1.1% versus -0.16%, respectively.) Although the benefits of continuous glucose monitoring for patients with diabetes...
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Biogen pulled Aduhelm paper after JAMA demanded edits

Biogen recently submitted a paper to JAMA, a top medical research journal, that analyzed results from the clinical trials of its new Alzheimer's drug, Aduhelm. However, Biogen later withdrew the paper because JAMA considered rejecting it unless edits were made, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Why it...
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Biking to work may be the secret to longevity

A new study reports that cycling, rather than running or walking, has a higher chance of lowering your mortality risk. Read why choosing to commute to work by cycling can improve your longevity, below. The research behind it. Researchers from Denmark recently published a new study on cycling in the...
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Return to play can be managed for athletes with genetic heart diseases, study suggests

Receiving the diagnosis of a genetic heart disease such as long QT syndrome, which can cause sudden cardiac death, has long been a game-ender for young athletes. But a 20-year study at Mayo Clinic following such athletes who were allowed to return to play suggests that the risks can be managed through a shared decision-making process. The retrospective study findings will be presented at the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society on Tuesday, July 27, and simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

No more finger pricks: Continuous glucose monitoring shows better results for diabetes patients

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Diabetes patients know all too well about the unpleasantness of constant finger pricks. It’s a painful reminder that they’ll be watching their blood sugar levels for their entire lives. Now, however, a new study finds there’s a better way of monitoring diabetes without needing a drop of blood. Researchers at the University of Michigan say continuous glucose monitoring helps patients do a better job of controlling the condition long-term.
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No Benefit Shown In Quality Improvement Intervention For Patients with HFrEF

Data show no significant difference in time to first heart failure rehospitalization or death compared to usual care in patients with HFrEF. Although there are multiple treatment options for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), a lack of sufficient adoption of guideline-directed medical therapy has led to poor outcomes, including high rates of rehospitalization and death.
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Mlily USA names head of design

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Mattress and sleep products manufacturer Mlily USA has expanded its design and product development team by naming Nairi Gharibian head of design. Under Gharibian’s leadership, the design and product development team is focused on graphic design, product design, photography, videography and web design. Gharibian oversees Mlily’s team of cross-disciplinary designers in creating new products and services.