Practice Insights: Managing T2DM in Older Adults

Volume 1, Issue 4

In this issue:

Avoiding hypoglycemia, recognizing cognitive dysfunction, and individualizing treatment to account for renal insufficiency, cardiovascular disease and other comorbidities — these are just some of the factors that impact treatment decision-making for older adults with type 2 diabetes.

In this issue, Dr. Amisha Wallia (Feinberg School of Medicine) and Dr. Susan Karam (Ochsner Medical Center) take us to the exam room to translate the information from their recent Newsletter Issue into real-world clinical practice.

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Continuous Alternating Therapies: A Clinical Perspective

Volume 8, Issue 11.

In this issue:

Inhaled antibiotics have become the foundation of treating chronic respiratory tract Pseudomonas infection in individuals with cystic fibrosis. But what happens when inhaled monotherapy doesn’t sufficiently manage the symptoms? Which patients are appropriate candidates for treatment with multiple inhaled agents?  Which medications are appropriate for continuous alternating therapy (CAT)?

In this Issue, Dr. Elliott Dasenbrook from the Cleveland Clinic brings the evidence he analyzed in his recent eCysticFibrosis Review Newsletter issue (Vol 8; Issue 10) into the clinic to help guide clinical decision-making.

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“U=U” — Clinical Considerations

Volume 4, Issue 12

“U=U” — an Undetectable HIV viral load means Untransmittable HIV virus.  In her recent eHIV Newsletter Issue (Vol. 4; No. 11), Dr. Jill Blumenthal from the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health at the University of California San Diego analyzed the current evidence strongly supporting this concept.  In this Podcast, she discusses “U=U” from the clinical perspective, and models how it can help promote patient safety.

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Individualizing MS Treatment: Practical Applications

Volume 2, Issue 6

In this podcast, Drs. Daniel Ontaneda, Jenny Feng and Gabrielle Macaron from the Cleveland Clinic follow up on their recent eMS Newsletter Issue (V2; No.5) to discuss some of the practical applications of individualizing MS therapy.

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In The Clinic: CFTR Modification & Nutritional Deficiencies

Volume 8, Issue 9.

In this issue:

The effects of CFTR modifiers on improving lung function in people with cystic fibrosis are well known. But what about their effects on the GI tract that directly affect nutrition?

In this issue, Dr. Michael Wilschanski — Director of Hadassah Hospital’s Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit at Hebrew University in Jerusalem — explains how new findings about CFTR modification can impact clinical practice.

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In Clinical Practice: Overcoming Patient Barriers to PrEP

Volume 1, Issue 2

In this issue:

PrEP — pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission — is safe, it’s effective, and it’s significantly underused in the U.S.  One key barrier to increased PrEP use is a lack of awareness and acceptance among the patient populations most at-risk for new HIV infection.

In this podcast, Dr. Douglas Krakower from Harvard Medical School takes us into the exam room to translate the new information in his Newsletter Issue into clinical practice.

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Clinical Aspects of Improving ART Adherence

Volume 4, Issue 10

In this Issue, Dr. Joyce Jones from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Dr. Barbara Taylor from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio analyze recent publications describing evidence-based ART adherence interventions and how they can be tailored to specific situations to increase effectiveness.

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Avoiding “MELD Purgatory”

Volume 6, Issue 8

In this issue, Drs. Jordan Feld and Lisette Krassenburg from the Toronto Centre for Liver Disease at the University of Toronto apply the information in their recent newsletter issue to clinical practice.

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Patients’ DMT Decision-Making

Volume 2, Issue 4

In this issue, Dr. Ellen Mowry, Associate Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, brings recent findings about patient decision-making and addressing common comorbidities into the MS clinic.

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Clinical Perspectives on Barriers To HBV Care

Volume 6, Issue 6

In this podcast follow-up to their recent eViralHepatitis Review newsletter issue (Vol. 6, No. 5), Dr. Mandana Khalili and Dr. Michele Tana from the University of California, San Francisco discuss how their analysis of the newer published information can impact clinical practice.

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