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Have you had a conversation about cholesterol?

Cholesterol can be one of the most confusing health topics.

It’s really no wonder. A blood lipid profile yields a lot of daunting numbers tied to unwieldy technical terms like “low-density lipoprotein” and “triglycerides.” It can be a challenge to understand how food, physical activity, and family history influence those numbers. This confusion—and lots of misinformation from the Internet…

American Diabetes Association 2019 Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/42/Supplement_1

Opioids Training Modules

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched two new opioid trainings that support providers in safer prescribing of opioids for chronic pain.

2019 ADA Standards of Care: changes promote patient-centered approach

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/42/Supplement_1

CMS Takes Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs by Modernizing Medicare

Proposed regulation for Medicare Parts C & D would strengthen negotiations with prescription drug manufacturers to lower costs and increase transparency for patients

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed polices for 2020 to strengthen and modernize the Medicare Part C and D programs. The proposal would ensure that Medicare Advantage and Part D plans…