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Hyperkalemia—a common but serious adverse effect that can occur in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)—can often complicate the management and treatment of CKD, especially in the context of comorbid cardiometabolic disease. James J. Matera, DO, nephrologist and vice president of Medical…
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By Julie Gould Catherine Chanfreau-Coffinier, PhD, explains how pharmacogenetic testing would impact a large proportion of veterans if it was implemented in the VA population. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a health services researcher and a molecular biologist. I first joined the…
Commentary
Colin C. Edgerton, MD,  rheumatologist at Articularis Healthcare in South Carolina and chair of the American College of Rheumatology’s Committee on Rheumatologic Care and former US Army rheumatologist, discusses the prevalence of arthritis among active and former service members as well as the…
Interview
This interview originally appeared on Consultant360. Individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have higher odds of developing psychiatric disorders and related symptoms vs those without TBI, but whether those with TBI have an increased risk of suicide in particular is still unclear. Trine…
Interview
In a recent study, a team of researchers examined the impact optimism before deployment had on pain levels among soldiers after deployment.   The researchers conducted a prospective longitudinal cohort study that examined US Army soldiers (active duty, Reserve, and National Guard) who deployed to…
Author Insights
According to a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine, cardiac rehabilitation is underused following acute myocardial infarction (MI), percutaneous coronary intervention, or coronary artery bypass grafting due to a lack of transportation and overall limited access to cardiac rehabilitation programs…
News
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is asking physicians in private practices to ensure veterans are receiving timely care following the scandal that rocked the department earlier this year. Under the recent law, The Veterans’ Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability and Transparency…
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