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
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
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
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