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Diabetes Pocket Guide

The National Diabetes Education Program is offering a pocket guide that summarizes current recommendations for the diagnosis and management of prediabetes and diabetes, as well as a list of evidence-based treatment goals.

It can be downloaded from the Web site at

www.yourdiabetesinfo.org

NAMS Exam

The North American Menopause Society's 2010 competency exam for certification as a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) has dates available.

For the June 27 exam in Phoenix, immediately following the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2010 Conference, the application deadlines are May 3 and May 24 (late). For the Oct. 6 exam in Chicago, immediately prior to the NAMS 21st annual meeting, the application deadlines are Aug. 1 and Sept. 1 (late).

For complete information about the exam, see the 2010 Candidate Handbook.

For questions about the exam, please contact Mary Nance at 440-442-7845 or

mary@menopause.org

Updated Breast-Health Guide

The National Cancer Institute has updated its free booklet which is entitled “Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for Women.”

To download the booklet, contact the NCI by visiting its Web site at

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understanding-breast-changes

Video on Drug Interactions

The Food and Drug Administration has posted a consumer update video, “Avoiding Drug Interactions” (including those between drugs and supplements, food, beverages, and other drugs) on its Web site.

For more information, visit the FDA at

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm182745.htm

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