With new advances in the understanding and treatment of T2DM, there is an increased need for healthcare professionals to understand the existing clinical data on this topic, and this CME program will address the rational use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with T2DM.
Renal Medication Dosing. One of the most difficult propositions for practitioners is the adjustment of medications when dosing for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This article serves to update the non-nephrology practitioner on the practical dosing of medications for the CKD patient in 2012.
Chronic Kidney Disease: A New Paradigm. Since diabetes and hypertension are diseases of aging, the increase in the number of CKD patients will continue for the foreseeable future. The Government’s Healthy People 2020 goals acknowledges the burden of CKD and encourages practitioners to aggressively treat these patients to attempt to lower the morbidity and mortality caused by CKD. This article highlights outcome-driven treatments that can assist the practitioner in accomplishing that goal.
News About Smoking and Tobacco Products. Current cigarette smokers have a higher risk of bladder cancer than previously reported, and the risk for women is now comparable with that of men, according to a scientific study from the National Cancer Institute.