ORIGINAL RESEARCH

WILLINGNESS TO TAKE WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATION AMONG OBESE PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS

A majority of patients were willing to take a daily weight loss pill but expected more than a 10% weight loss.


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REPORTS FROM THE FIELD

RAPID-CYCLE INNOVATION TESTING OF TEXT-BASED MONITORING FOR MANAGEMENT OF POSTPARTUM HYPERTENSION

Text messaging offers a convenient and effective means of postpartum hypertension surveillance.

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CLINICAL REVIEW

PREVENTION OF TYPE 2 DIABETES: EVIDENCE AND STRATEGIES

A review of findings from the major clinical trials of diabetes prevention interventions and current recommendations for managing patients at risk.

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CASE-BASED REVIEW

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK REDUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

An evidence-based approach to reducing vascular risk in diabetes patients is presented.


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OUTCOMES RESEARCH IN REVIEW

IS MRI SAFE IN PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES?

Non-thoracic MRI at 1.5T can be performed with nonconditional devices at no significant clinical risk.


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CLINICAL COMMUNICATION

A TALKING MAP FOR FAMILY MEETINGS IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Practicing the behaviors demonstrated in the cognitive map may increase clinician skill during difficult conversations.

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