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Diabetes patients do better with more frequent doctor contacts

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with diabetes achieve faster control of A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol targets when they see or have contact with their primary care provider every 2 weeks rather than less frequently, a Massachusetts-based team...

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AAP continues to advise restricted use of fluoroquinolones in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While fluoroquinolones may be a preferred option in children in some clinical situations, concerns about safety persist and physicians should be aware of potential adverse reactions, according to a review by the Committee...

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AAP restates need for polio vaccination in US, lifts Tdap cautions

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In two Policy Statements published in the October issue of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics reiterates the need for all children in the US to be fully immunized against poliovirus, and amends cautions regarding...