News and Updates for Healthcare Professionals

Are You Aware: Quick Facts About Kidney Disease

Sleep Problems Are More Common in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease

First-ever research network tackles diabetic foot complications

Foot ulcers are the leading cause of lower limb amputations in the United States.

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EGT posts 600th Guideline Brief and Scorecard!

EGT has reached yet another milestone and has published its 600th Guideline Brief and Scorecard. This represents guidelines from 77 developer organizations and covers more than 52 clinical topics.

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Even a Few Days of Steroids May Be Risky

Extended use of corticosteroids for chronic inflammatory conditions puts patients at risk for serious adverse events (AEs), including cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cataracts, and diabetes.

Individually tailored falls prevention plan found no better than usual care for reducing serious injury

Large PCORI-, NIH-funded trial examined multipronged intervention in real-world settings.

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News and Updates for the Patient and Family

Dental Care Basics for Seniors (65+)

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Depression & Addiction An Intersecting Malady

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Diabetes Affects Different Racial Subgroups

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Guide to Insomnia and Technology

Insomnia affects millions of people. In fact, studies show as many as one in four Americans experience insomnia each year. By definition, insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep or fall back asleep after waking up. As a result, those affected are unable to get an adequate amount of sleep each night.

The Truth About Aging and Dementia

Your body undergoes many changes with aging. Although there are some normal age-related changes, including in a person’s memory and thinking, dementia, or severe memory loss that interferes with daily life, is not part of the normal aging process. Learn what’s healthy aging and what’s not.