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June 8, 2021, Vol 325, No. 22, Pages 2235-2322

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):e2017977. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17977
Original Investigation

Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Basal Insulin: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2262-2272. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7444

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.

Association of Real-time Continuous Glucose Monitoring With Glycemic Control and Acute Metabolic Events Among Patients With Insulin-Treated Diabetes

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2273-2284. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6530

This cohort study investigates the effect of real-time continuous glucose monitoring on glycemic control among patients with insulin-treated diabetes.

Association of Maternal Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy With Early Childhood Health Outcomes

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2285-2293. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6778

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.

Research Letter

Rural-Urban Disparity in Mortality in the US From 1999 to 2019

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2312-2314. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5334

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).

Viewpoint

Influenza Activity in the US During the 2020-2021 Season

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2247-2248. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6125

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.

The 2020-2021 Residency Application Cycle: Lessons Learned and Lingering Problems

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2249-2250. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5708

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.

Legislation to Criminalize Gender-Affirming Medical Care for Transgender Youth

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2251-2252. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7764

This Viewpoint describes legislation aiming to criminalize medical care for transgender youth and explains why these bills are harmful and potentially unlawful.

A Piece of My Mind

A Mother’s Gold

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2253-2254. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8406

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.

Editorial

Broadening Access to Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2255-2257. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6208

Realizing the Potential of Maternal Influenza Vaccination

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2257-2259. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7776

The Routine General Medical Checkup: Valuable Practice or Unnecessary Ritual?

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2259-2261. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4922
Review

General Health Checks in Adult Primary Care: A Review

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2294-2306. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6524

This review provides updated evidence on general health checks in multiple important outcome domains, including mortality, cardiovascular outcomes, and risk factor control.

JAMA Insights

Responding to Intimate Partner Violence During Telehealth Clinical Encounters

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2307-2308. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1071

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.

JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Interventions for Patients With Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2309-2310. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2741

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the ACC/AHA guideline for the treatment of patients with valve disease, with an emphasis on mitral regurgitation.

Medical News & Perspectives

Restrictive Policies Threaten Efforts to Stop 2 West Virginia HIV Outbreaks

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2238-2240. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7404

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.

The Push for Earlier Bariatric Surgery for Adolescents With Severe Obesity

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2241-2242. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7912

This Medical News article describes efforts to encourage the use of clinical indicators rather than age for referring severely obese adolescents for bariatric surgery.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescents With Autism Face Multiple Unmet Health Needs

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2244. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7963

Tick Bites Send Concerned Patients to the Emergency Department

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2244. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8447
Biotech Innovations

Robots Induce Parkinson Disease Hallucinations

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2243. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8625

“Nanotraps” Designed to Capture and Clear SARS-CoV-2

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2243. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8165

Mobile Device App Helps Distinguish Toddlers With Autism

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2243. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8627
Poetry and Medicine

Paul’s Addiction

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2318. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6151
JAMA Revisited

Centenary of the French Academy of Medicine

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2319. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17978
JAMA Patient Page

Cough

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2322. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2323

This JAMA Patient Page describes medical evaluation and treatment of cough based on its subtypes of acute, subacute, and chronic duration.

Comment & Response

Expansion of Health Care Services in the US

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2314. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5124

The Expansion of Health Care Services in the US—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2314-2315. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5130

The Expansion of Health Care Services in the US—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2315. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5127

High-Intensity Strength Training, Knee Pain, and Knee Joint Compressive Forces in Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2315-2316. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6000

High-Intensity Strength Training, Knee Pain, and Knee Joint Compressive Forces in Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2316. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6003
Correction

Error in Supplement

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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2316. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.8098
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JAMA. 2021;325(22):2235-2236. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17975
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