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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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  • Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail
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Does glycaemic control modify hospitalisation, mortality risk in heart failure patients?

Results from the UK General Heart Failure population.

Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales
  • UK Medical News
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Physical inactivity has taken a heavy toll on NHS Wales

The spending on preventable diseases was £35 million in 2015.

Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?
  • JAMA Oncology
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Does prophylactic up-front LRS benefit survival in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors?

Cohort study of 363 asymptomatic patients with stage IV SI-NETs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Clin Pract
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Exenatide may improve glycemia in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Exenatide also promotes weight loss and may reduce blood pressure.

GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in a third of patients
  • UK Medical News
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GP referral to Weight Watchers avoided type 2 diabetes in a third of patients

A UK primary care referral route to the Weight Watchers diabetes programme could have considerable effect, according to a new study.

Less sleep linked to risk for gestational diabetes
  • Global Medical News
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Less sleep linked to risk for gestational diabetes

Short sleep duration was associated with three-fold increased risk for gestational diabetes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BJS
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Obesity and gallstones: cholecystectomy should come before gastric bypass

Scandinavian population study uncovers optimal sequence to reduce complications.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Pediatrics
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Youth antidepressant use tied to type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar monitoring might be prudent in these patients.

Effects of diabetic microvascular disease on bone health
  • The Lancet Diabetology
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Effects of diabetic microvascular disease on bone health

Exploring the pathophysiology and mechanisms of microvascular disease in diabetic bone disease

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JACC Heart Fail
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DPP-4 inhibitors: use caution in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure

Vildagliptin has no major effect on LVEF, but there is an unexplained increase in LV volume.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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Gestational diabetes is associated with future CVD risk

Obstetrical history is important in assessing future health risks and should be part of the medical record.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes
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Why do patients with type 2 diabetes stop taking GLP-1 receptor agonists?

Physician perceptions don’t always match patient experiences.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

Omega-6 may help prevent type 2 diabetes
  • Global Medical News
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Omega-6 may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Findings from a new study support clinical recommendations to increase dietary intake of omega-6 rich foods.