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Items Tagged ‘medication management’

July 7, 2022

Researchers validate threshold for determining effectiveness of antidepressant treatment

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Lynda De Widt Over one-third of people diagnosed with major depressive disorder don’t respond sufficiently to specific antidepressant treatments. As a result, often patients need to try different options until they find one that is effective. There are validated definitions of good treatment effects. But the definition of ineffective treatment has been less clear, […]

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Tags: depression, medication management, patient reported outcomes, pharmacology, psychiatry, William Bobo


February 2, 2021

Diabetes treatment disparities widespread, room for improvement

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of these, the vast majority have type 2, or a reduced ability of their bodies to effectively process sugar in foods into energy for life. Most people with type 2 diabetes have multiple considerations – including heart […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes, health care value, health disparities, health equity, heart disease, hypoglycemia, kidney disease, medication management, OptumLabs, pharmacy


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