Archive for June 2020

Nephrologists Are Reluctant to Accept Janssen’s INVOKANA

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Millions of Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, and about one-quarter of those patients have kidney disease, which makes the diabetic kidney disease one of the biggest reasons for morbidity in the USA. INVOKANA was approved in 2019 as the first sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor. It should reduce the risk of terminal kidney disease,…

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What Happens When You Can’t Escape the Vehicle After A Crash

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When you think of worst-case scenarios, you often think that the worst that could go wrong behind the wheel is a car crash. You don’t think about the countless lakes and rivers that run through North Carolina or the possibility of crashing into one and your vehicle going underwater. You may not think about the…

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Apixaban Inconsistent on Stopping Stroke

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A new study suggests that Apixaban may not stop a stroke in patients on maintenance dialysis as well as in patients who have new-onset nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. The drug may even increase the risk of bleeding,s. According to recent research on Apixaban, (a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC), it outperformed warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist, in…

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What Happens When The At-Fault Driver Was Unlicensed?

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Well, it’s bad enough to get into a car accident; it’s even worse when you learn the other driver doesn’t even have a license. Now, this could play out in a few ways. You could have a situation where a driver’s license had expired and not been renewed. Or you can have a situation where…

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