1 – ADA 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – Diabetes Care (Free Supplement)
News Release: American Diabetes Association Releases 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, with Notable New Recommendations for People with Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes (free)
Summary of Revisions: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2018 (free)
Commentaries: ADA 2018 Standards Address Diabetes Drugs With CV Benefit – Medscape (free registration required)
Commentary: ADA 2018 Abridged Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Update for Primary Care – Medscape (free registration required
3 – Pharmacomechanical Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Deep-Vein Thrombosis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentaries: Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis for Deep-Vein Thrombosis – NEJM Resident 360 (free) AND Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis for DVT – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology (free)
Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis did not result in lower risk of post-thrombotic syndrome and was associated with higher risk of major bleeding.
“PPIs are the most effective agents in preventing CIB, but they may increase the risk of pneumonia”.
Commentaries: We’re barely using the best tool we have to fight obesity – VOX (free) AND Gastric bypass patients sustain long-term weight loss, comorbidity reduction – Cardiovascular Business (free) AND Weight Loss After Bariatric Procedures Mostly Sustained Over Time – Medical Research (free)
7 – Opinion: Does Cancer Screening Save More Lives Overall? Not Necessarily – WBUR (free) (via @HealthNewsRevu see Tweet)
“We are not suggesting that cancer screening is useless. Our critique aims to show that screening tests are like any other medical intervention: there are benefits and harms. And it’s why we support informed decision-making”.
8 – Themed Review: Comprehensive Care: Older People Living With Frailty in Hospitals – NIHR Dissemination Centre (free download)
9 – Non-invasive cardiovascular imaging for evaluating subclinical target organ damage in hypertensive patients: A consensus paper from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), the European Society of Cardiology Council on Hypertension, and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) – European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging (free)