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Feb. 27, 2018

For the past three years, I have been working with a Pharma company to build a network of independent pharmacies for prescribers to send their patients to. When we started this, the idea was simple — “send your patients to someone you would want to go to.” In the last …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #114: Diabetes and Sleep Apnea Part 4

OSA and glucose metabolism: OSA and dysglycemia have similar risk factors (namely obesity) and hence it is not surprising that these conditions co-exist. However, not all obese patients have both conditions and many patients have one and not the other. Hence, understanding this association and the mechanisms that underpin this relationship is important to understand the pathogenesis of OSA and T2DM. There are many studies that have examined the association between snoring, as a surrogate marker of OSA, and different aspects of glucose metabolism; here, however, we will mainly focus on studies that validated the presence and severity of OSA using more accurate methods.

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Feb. 24, 2018

Every week we bring you great information on the latest details of new drugs and new studies on old drugs. In fact in 2018 alone we have had over 20 articles on pharmaceuticals. This plethora of choices and information often overwhelms even the most astute clinician, and when you add …

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