Large Increase Seen in Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs for Type 2 Diabetes

Main Points: Largely attributable to the widespread adoption of insulin analogs, use of insulin among patients with type 2 diabetes

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Analysis shows cancer center ads heavy on emotion, light on information

Main Point: Emotional reactions to cancer center consumer advertisements may lead to unrealistic expectations and inappropriate treatments, according to an

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Children With Cochlear Implants at Risk for Deficits in Executive Function

Main Point: Children who receive cochlear implants (CI) to help alleviate severe to profound hearing loss are at greater risk

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Home-based walking program eases clogged leg arteries

Main Points: A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster. Supervised exercise for PAD

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Study Examines Effect of Intervention to Increase Blood Flow During and After Major Surgery

Main Points: In a study that included high-risk patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery, the use of a cardiac-output guided intervention

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Longer Echocardiographic screening intervals are better for detecting heart issues

Main Points: Less frequent echocardiographic screening of childhood cancer survivors is effective for detecting asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (ALVD) and

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Electronic Monitoring Documents Lack of Medication Adherence in Patients with Glaucoma

Main Point: Electronic monitoring to measure medication adherence by patients with glaucoma documented that a sizable number of patients did

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Dispatcher-assisted CPR increases survival among children

  Main Points: Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive with good brain function

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Viral hepatitis remains a major health concern in the U.S.

Main Point: Experts comment on HHS 2014-2016 Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Published in: Annals of Internal Medicine Study Further: Untreated

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New guidelines aim to improve care for babies with heart problems in the womb

Main Points: Heart experts have developed the first scientific statement on detecting, managing and treating heart abnormalities in the womb.

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