• By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HALL OF FAME INDUCTION: ‘OF ALL THE HEALING ARTS, OPTOMETRY IS THE BEST'

    DENVER - The AOA recognized three hard-working and noteworthy optometrists: David A. Cockrell, OD, FAAO; Irwin B. Suchoff, OD; and...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    STEADMAN CLINIC SURGEON RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD

    Orthopedic surgeon Matthew T. Provencher, MD, of The Steadman Clinic, received the Col. Brian Allgood Memorial Leadership Award from...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VIDEO: TARGETED AGENTS MAY FILL UNMET NEEDS IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

    CHICAGO - Robert C. Doebele, MD, PhD, associate professor in the division of medical oncology at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical...

    Cancer
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VISIONEERING TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDS DAILY DISPOSABLE MULTIFOCAL PARAMETERS

    DENVER - Visioneering Technologies announced that its NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day contact lenses are now available in plus powers. The...

    Power
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    COST-RELATED INSULIN UNDERUSE RAISES RISK FOR POOR GLYCEMIC CONTROL

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who reported using less insulin than prescribed due to cost concerns were more...

    Hospital, Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    E-CIGARETTE FLAVORINGS MAY DAMAGE BLOOD VESSEL FUNCTION

    Chemical flavor additives used in e-cigarettes and related tobacco products may harm vascular endothelial cells that regulate blood...

    Tobacco
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    6-MONTH IMPLANTABLE CGM SAFE, ACCURATE IN TEENS, ADULTS

    Ronnie Aronson ORLANDO, Fla. - A continuous glucose monitoring system with a fully implantable sensor and compatible mobile app demonstrated...

    Face, Diabetes, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    IN TEXTING INTERVENTIONS, EMOJIS AND MEMES ENGAGE TEENS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Personalized text message interventions that incorporate the use of emojis and memes are more likely to engage adolescents...

    Diabetes, Adolescence
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HIV PATIENTS IN SOUTH LESS LIKELY TO BE VIRALLY SUPPRESSED, ENGAGED IN CARE

    Patients with HIV in Southern hospitals were less likely to be virally suppressed or engaged in care compared with patients from non-Southern...

    Hospital
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VIDEO: CANAL-BASED GLAUCOMA SURGERY

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting, OSN Glaucoma Section Editor Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, discusses canal -based glaucoma...

    Eye, Injection, Glaucoma, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    MENOPAUSE MAY PLAY ROLE IN CVD RISK IN OLDER WOMEN

    Samar R. El Khoudary LAS VEGAS - Menopause may play a significant role in the increased risk for CVD in older women, according to a...

    Menopause
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    PARAMETRIK OPENING NEW ENDOSCOPE CLEANING, STERILIZATION FACILITIES

    WASHINGTON - In this exclusive video perspective from Digestive Disease Week 2018, Brian Newton, chief operating officer of Parametrik,...

    Digestion
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    WATER EXCHANGE COLONOSCOPY IMPROVES ADENOMA DETECTION, PATIENT COMFORT

    WASHINGTON - The water exchange method of colonoscopy was superior to both the water immersion and air or carbon dioxide insufflation...

    Digestion
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    NON-CELIAC WHEAT SENSITIVITY: EMERGING FROM THE SHADOW OF CELIAC DISEASE

    When it comes to gluten-specific conditions, celiac disease is by far the most well-known. An estimated 2.5 million Americans are affected...

    Diet, Cures
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    PATIENT SUPPORT IN FACE OF ‘WHEAT SENSITIVITY' IMPERATIVE TO MANAGEMENT

    About a decade ago, celiac disease experts worldwide were struck by the number of individuals being seen and claiming gluten sensitivity....

    Face, Diet
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    TOP 200 INNOVATORS RECEPTION AT DDW 2018

  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VIDEO: TWO YOUNG ODS ENJOY DIVERSITY IN SCOPE, MEDICAL OPTOMETRY

    DENVER - Ruchi Gandhi, OD, and Rasika Whitesell, OD, discuss their favorite aspects of the industry and what makes the AOA special. Whitesell...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    VIDEO: OD RESIDENT APPRECIATES PROFESSION, MENTORS

    "My father has practiced in a private practice for over 40 years, and seeing that grassroots setting and then gaining experience in...

  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPARISON SHOWS REAL-WORLD ACCURACY DIFFERENCES AMONG CGM DEVICES

    Rabab Z. Jafri ORLANDO, Fla. - Among adults with type 1 diabetes concurrently wearing three continuous glucose monitoring devices,...

    Diabetes
  • By Healio   -   Jun 23, 2018

    FIRST-TRIMESTER LITHIUM EXPOSURE INCREASES RISK FOR BIRTH DEFECTS

    Fetuses exposed to lithium during the first-trimester had elevated risk for major congenital malformations, according to results from...

    Pregnancy, Gynecology