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Veronica Hackethal, MD
This study demonstrated that in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, use of β-blockers was associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events and severe hypoglycemia. Details here.
A new meta-analysis finds that routine intake of artificial sweeteners is linked to weight gain and metabolic dysfunction. Wait, what?
A new study reports the impact on work productivity and lifestyle of undertreated COPD in the US, Europe, and China.
Important revisions to the GOLD recommendations include a new definition of COPD and refined diagnostic categories.
There are no optimal markers to predict mortality in COPD but results of a new study support further investigation of CRP.
A recent literature review found that up to 90% of COPD patients experience ADL-limiting morning symptoms.
Results of a new study suggest that racial inequalities in COPD, especially in women, may be shaped by socioeconomic factors.
The Breathlessness, Cough and Sputum Scale, used to evaluate COPD treatment efficacy, may help predict exacerbations in severe disease.
The CASCADE study found the biomarker of inflammation CRP associated with higher COPD symptom burden.