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Random blood glucose identifies women with overt diabetes in pregnancy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Random blood glucose (RBG) measurements early in pregnancy can identify women with overt diabetes in pregnancy (ODIP), researchers from UK report in the August 15th online Diabetes Care. “Currently, the focus has been on...

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Short course of prednisone effective for clopidogrel hypersensitivity

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most patients with allergic reactions to clopidogrel do not need to stop the drug or switch to another antiplatelet drug but rather can be successfully managed with a short course of concurrent oral prednisone therapy,...

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Mesalamine once-daily OK for ulcerative colitis maintenance therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For preventing relapse of ulcerative colitis (UC), mesalamine can be taken once a day rather than twice or three times daily, according to the results of a meta-analysis reported in the American Journal of Gastroenterology...