This clinical trial compares the efficacy of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) vs traditional blood glucose meter monitoring on glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes treated with basal insulin without prandial insulin in primary care practices.
This cohort study investigates the effect of real-time continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control among patients with insulin-treated diabetes.
This population-based cohort study uses a birth registry linked with health administrative data to assess the association between maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy and early childhood health outcomes in Nova Scotia, Canada.
This study analyzes all deaths occurring in the US using the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wide-Ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research database from 1999-2019 and the National Center for Health Statistics Urban-Rural Classification Scheme to create population categories per the 2013 US Census classification (large, small- or medium-sized, and rural areas).
In this Viewpoint, CDC authors discuss the unusually low circulation of influenza virus in the US during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, and implications for clinical practice and public health including the accuracy of diagnostic testing and the effectiveness of population mitigation strategies for influenza control.
This Viewpoint summarizes lessons learned in the 2020-2021 US medical residency application cycle, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a shorter season and virtual interviews, and discusses opportunities for improvement related to systems equity, efficiency, and more.
This Viewpoint describes legislation aiming to criminalize medical care for transgender youth and explains why these bills are harmful and potentially unlawful.
In this narrative medicine essay, a family medicine intern frames her infant’s beginning with another mother’s ending from COVID-19 and considers the threads of loss for the mother isolated from her son and imagines her own losses, beginning with her daughter’s weaning.
This review provides updated evidence on general health checks in multiple important outcome domains, including mortality, cardiovascular outcomes, and risk factor control.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update discusses the surge in intimate partner violence (IPV) during the COVID-19 lockdown and provides safe and patient-centered methods for primary care clinicians to screen for IPV and counsel patients during telehealth consultations.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the ACC/AHA guideline for the treatment of patients with valve disease, with an emphasis on mitral regurgitation.
This Medical News article discusses ongoing HIV outbreaks in West Virginia and restrictive new laws that jeopardize syringe services programs aimed at halting HIV transmission.
This Medical News article describes efforts to encourage the use of clinical indicators rather than age for referring severely obese adolescents for bariatric surgery.
This JAMA Patient Page describes medical evaluation and treatment of cough based on its subtypes of acute, subacute, and chronic duration.