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April 25th, 2009

Podcast 40: Tight control in type 2 diabetes — time to loosen up? A conversation with Mayo’s Victor Montori.

The Annals of Internal Medicine published an intriguing essay online last week about tight glycemic control in type 2 diabetes. Its authors argue that we’ve got it all wrong: imposing tight controls is only subjecting patients to stresses — related to the complexities and costs of treatment — that make control less likely to succeed. […]


July 26th, 2008

Podcast 9: News and interview with Prof. Robert Hogg, British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver.

This week, Robert Hogg gives us his perspective on the increasing longevity seen with HIV infection in high-income countries. Journal Watch links Lipid Screening in Childhood – New Recommendations from the AAP Consensus Statement Issued for Managing Prediabetes Medicare to Reimburse Doctors Extra for Electronic Prescriptions


June 6th, 2008

Podcast 2: Interview with Dr. Joseph Ross of Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

In this week’s interview, Joseph Ross talks with us about the prevalence of guest-authorship and ghostwriting in the medical literature. Diabetes research. http://content.nejm.org/ Asthma http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/603/1 Aliskiren http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 Post-stroke depression http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/528/1 Cell phones and brain cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/03/health/03well.html?ref=health


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