CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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HbA1C levels linked to cognitive decline in diabetes

HbA1C, diabetes status, and cognitive decline during a span of 10 years were compared using data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

Opioid use increases risk of invasive pneumococcal diseases

The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease is correlated with the prescription opioid use.

Hepatitis B infection prevention: ACIP updated recommendations

The Work Group who authored the new recommendations was made up of professionals from academic medicine, federal and state public health agencies, and medical societies.

Alcohol use disorder: a clinical practice guideline

The new guideline focuses on evidence-based treatments in alcohol use disorder such as: pharmacologic treatments naltrexone, disulfiram, and topiramate.

Cerebral palsy, epilepsy risk associated with lower Apgar score

An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.