Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

AHA/ACC Issues New Hypertension Guideline, Hypertension; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Whelton, et al

Sustainability of Diabetes Prevention Strategies, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 6; Haw, et al

Fats, Carbohydrate Intake & CVD/Mortality Risk, Lancet; 2017 Nov 4; Dehghan, Mente, et al

Positive Psychology Interventions for Pain Management, Clin J Pain; 2017 Nov; Peters, Smeets, et al

Pesticide Residue Intake in Pregnancy Outcomes, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Oct 30; Chiu, et al

Endocrinology

Vitamin D & Glycemic Control in Patients with T2D, J Clin Endocrinol Metab; 2017 Sep 1; Mirhosseini, et al

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients with T2D, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Aug 22; Beck, et al

Read more in Endocrinology

Diabetes

Sustainability of Diabetes Prevention Strategies, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 6; Haw, et al

Oral Semaglutide for Glycemic Control in T2D, JAMA; 2017 Oct 17; Davies, Pieber, et al

Read more in Diabetes

Nephrology

BP Control & Risk of Mortality in Patients with CKD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 5; Malhotra, et al

Intensive SBP Lowering & Kidney, CV Outcomes, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 5; Beddhu, et al

Read more in Nephrology

Infectious Diseases

IDSA Guidelines on Infectious Diarrhea, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2017 Oct 19; Shane, et al

Prevalence of Oral HPV Infection in Men & Women, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Oct 17; Sonawane, et al

Read more in Infectious Diseases

Preventive Care

Sustainability of Diabetes Prevention Strategies, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 6; Haw, et al

Sedentary Behavior and Mortality in Older Adults, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 12; Diaz, et al

Read more in Preventive Care

Cardiology

AHA/ACC Issues New Hypertension Guideline, Hypertension; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Whelton, et al

Fats, Carbohydrate Intake & CVD/Mortality Risk, Lancet; 2017 Nov 4; Dehghan, Mente, et al

Read more in Cardiology

Immunology

LAMA + LABA for Patients with Stable COPD, JAMA; 2017 Oct 3; Horita, Nagashima, et al

Breastfeeding & Reduced Risk of Peanut Sensitization, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Sep 12; Pitt, et al

Read more in Immunology

Obesity

Cancer Risk in Overweight & Obese Individuals, MMWR; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Steele, et al

Worldwide Trends in BMI Among Children & Adults, Lancet; ePub 2017 Oct 10; Abarca-Gόmez, et al

Read more in Obesity

Women's Health

Pesticide Residue Intake in Pregnancy Outcomes, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Oct 30; Chiu, et al

Bisphosphonate Use & Fractures in Older Women, J Am Geriatr Soc; 2017 Sep; Drieling, et al

Read more in Women's Health

Mental Health

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Spatial Distribution of Pain After Weight Loss, J Pain; ePub 2017 Aug 25; Schrepf, et al

Read more in Mental Health

Asthma

Can Vitamin D Prevent Asthma Exacerbations?, Lancet Respir Med; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Jolliffee, et al

Early-Life Environmental Asthma Risk in Children, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Sep 19; O’Connor, et al

Read more in Asthma

Pain

Positive Psychology Interventions for Pain Management, Clin J Pain; 2017 Nov; Peters, Smeets, et al

Steps to Address the Opioid Addiction Epidemic, JAMA; ePub 2017 Oct 24/31; Kolodny, et al

Read more in Pain

Pediatrics

Early-Life Environmental Asthma Risk in Children, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Sep 19; O’Connor, et al

Breastfeeding & Reduced Risk of Peanut Sensitization, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Sep 12; Pitt, et al

Read more in Pediatrics

Pulmonology

Assessing Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic COPD, N Engl J Med; ePub 2017 Oct 26; Pavord, et al

LAMA + LABA for Patients with Stable COPD, JAMA; 2017 Oct 3; Horita, Nagashima, et al

Read more in Pulmonology

Neurology

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Exenatide Effects in Patients with Parkinson Disease, Lancet; 2017 Oct 7; Athauda, Maclagan, et al

Read more in Neurology

Rheumatology

Bisphosphonate Use & Fractures in Older Women, J Am Geriatr Soc; 2017 Sep; Drieling, et al

Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis, N Engl J Med; 2017 Oct 12; Saag, Petersen, et al

Read more in Rheumatology