Insurance Lapses Seen Endangering T1D Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Acute care visits rose five-fold in time after coverage gap (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

USPSTF Stands Pat on Cardiovascular Biomarkers
(MedPage Today) -- Declines to back hsCRP, coronary calcium, ankle-brachial index for routine assessments (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Trump Continues to Erode ACA
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the first direct-to-consumer BRCA mutation test (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cilioretinal Artery May Protect Against AMD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Findings could be clue to'wet'age-related macular degeneration etiology (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Note About Procedure Notes
(MedPage Today) -- Sometimes documentation can go too far (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Systemic Sclerosis: More Common than Expected
(MedPage Today) -- New study puts prevalence four times higher than previous estimate (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Silica and SSc: A Link Confirmed (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Occupational exposure led to scleroderma in Italian workers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Surgeon's Attitude Drives Genetic Testing Decisions in Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Variations in comfort levels with testing may explain referral patterns (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Seeks to Simplify Home Health Recertifications
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians wouldn't have to estimate remaining amount of care needed (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cancer Linked to Infertility in Men and Women
(MedPage Today) -- Assisted reproductive technology not to blame, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

GAO Raises Questions about 340B Contract Pharmacies
(MedPage Today) -- Says federal government needs to increase oversight (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study: The More Coffee You Drink, the Longer You Live
(MedPage Today) -- And it's not the caffeine, which opened the eyes of F. Perry Wilson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hey, Nurses: Chill Out
(MedPage Today) -- Whether it's a vacation or staycation, take time off (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Delays in Meningitis Dx Hinders Care in U.K. Adults
(MedPage Today) -- Longer waits for lumbar punctures impede identifying specific cause of meningitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HHS Gives PTAC the Cold Shoulder
(MedPage Today) -- Declines to implement any recommendations, leaving members seething (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Room to Improve: How to Boost Performance
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Waiver for Work Requirement
(MedPage Today) -- Says HHS secretary'failed to consider'the Medicaid program's purpose (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Best of the Week
(MedPage Today) -- Hand surgery, eye care, and cardiac arrest rescue apps are top picks (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Watch for Infections in Rituximab-Treated Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Prophylaxis with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole lowered the risk by half (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Binge Drinking; Bleeds Off-Drug; Nature and Nurture Gang Up On CVD Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

You Do the Math
(MedPage Today) -- Doctors'short time with patients means teamwork is essential (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Broad Benefits in PsA Seen with Apremilast
(MedPage Today) -- Enthesitis and dactylitis both improved in large clinical trials (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Taking Care of Family and Friends
(MedPage Today) -- It can be uncomfortable when patients are part of your personal life (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

OncoBreak: Sky-High Cancers; Unconcerned Survivors; Cancer-Obesity Talks
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

VATS Proves Mettle in Early-Stage NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Survival at least similar to open thoracotomy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Dear Self: Ignore the Haters
(MedPage Today) -- A black cardiologist writes to her younger self (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Urban Docs Need to Know About Rural Docs
(MedPage Today) -- We have more limitations and need you (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Crazy Case: Awake During CPR?! Now What?
(MedPage Today) -- The ethical implications of CPR-induced consciousness (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Risankizumab Fails in Spine Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Blocking IL-23 not a winning strategy in ankylosing spondylitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Patient-Reported Outcomes Favor Ixekizumab in PsA
(MedPage Today) -- Assessing disease burden beyond clinical measures (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Houston Consensus Shrinks Gaps in H. Pylori Management (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 29 new recommendations to help eliminate active disease especially in at-risk subgroups (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Intensifying Efforts to Prevent Medicaid Fraud
(MedPage Today) -- Also testing'one-stop shop'for docs to enroll in Medicare and Medicaid (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Don ’t Blame Doctors for Outrageous ER Prices
(MedPage Today) -- Peter Ubel, MD, points out the real culprits (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Does RA Have a Prodrome?
(MedPage Today) -- Hand symptoms were the strongest predictors of later RA (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Eversense CGM Comes Out on Top for Accuracy in T1D
(MedPage Today) -- Dexcom G5 G5 performed best in hypoglycemia (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Hospital-at-Home' Cuts Utilization in Pilot Trial
(MedPage Today) -- But are findings robust enough for Medicare to push adoption nationwide? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Novel Double Agent Promising for Weight Loss in T2D
(MedPage Today) -- Trial tests efficacy and safety of a GLP-1 and glucagon receptor dual agonist (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

180-Day Implantable CGM Deemed Safe in T1D Patients
(MedPage Today) -- The system's accuracy stabilized with longer use, researchers reported (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Closed-Loop T1D Systems Show Promise
(MedPage Today) -- Omnipod, Diabeloop systems offer better glucose control than conventional treatment (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Better CPR; Marital Prognosis Boost; Late FMD; CV Risk in Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

High Opioid-Use Counties Voted Trump in 2016
(MedPage Today) -- Opioids are symptom, symbol of'larger social and economic problems'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Introducing -- the New Interns!
(MedPage Today) -- Seeing them is inspiring, but scheduling them well is a challenge (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: No Link with Mom's Vitamin D
(MedPage Today) -- Mendelian analysis backs earlier WHO review that also found no clear effect (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Shakes Up Guidance on Antidepressant Trial Design
(MedPage Today) -- Agency seeks to avoid defects in past studies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Takes Concrete Step To Realize EHR Interoperability
(MedPage Today) -- Creates'data element library'to support cross-platform record sharing (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ultra-Processed Foods Up IBS Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Consumption also linked to greater risk of functional dyspepsia when IBS is present (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Large Lp(a) Reductions Likely Would Cut Coronary Risk, Genes Suggest
(MedPage Today) -- Mendelian'randomization'suggests potential for benefit on par with statin (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Fibrosis
(MedPage Today) -- Low levels associated with subclinical ILD in MESA cohort (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

6 Ways to Turn Locum Tenens into an Adventure of a Lifetime
(MedPage Today) -- Think: NASCAR racing, dog sledding, and sailing (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Patient Outcomes: Sarilumab Beats Adalimumab
(MedPage Today) -- Pain, physical function, and health-related quality-of-life measures favored the IL-6 blocker (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news