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Letter from the Editor #703:

This week there was a change in guidelines concerning the use of cholesterol lowering medications. New guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) point towards as much as a 30% increase in patients where statins are indicated. In addition the Obesity Society weighed (no …

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Letter from the Editor, #702

For the last year we have had a generic version of the alpha glucosidase inhibitor, Acarbose. Many of you would never prescribe this medication because of the possible side effects of gas and gastric discomfort. In addition there did not appear to be a real benefit as far as A1c …

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