CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Genetic factors affect impact of exercise on type 2 diabetes risk

Exercise does not provide its usual benefit against diabetes in patients with high genetic risk for developing type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.

Opioids too risky for long-term use in chronic-pain patients

New guidelines offer strategies for clinicians on how to effectively and safely manage opioid prescription use in chronic noncancer pain patients.

Antibiotics linked to increased obesity risk in kids

Children aged under 24 months who were prescribed antibiotics were 11% more likely to be obese.

IUDs, contraceptive implants recommended for teenage girls

IUDs and contraceptive implants are more reliable compared with condoms and should be the first type of contraception pediatricians recommend for non-abstinent teenage girls.

Ultrasound accurate in confirming carpal tunnel syndrome

Compared with electrodiagnostic testing, ultrasound was more accurate in diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome.