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August 24/31, 2021, Vol 326, No. 8, Pages 685-778

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):e2018097. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.18097
Original Investigation

Trends in Prevalence of Diabetes and Control of Risk Factors in Diabetes Among US Adults, 1999-2018

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):704-716. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9883

This study uses NHANES data from US adults to determine trends in the prevalence of diabetes and control of risk factors between 1999-2000 and 2017-2018, including subgroups by age and race and ethnicity.

Trends in Prevalence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents in the US, 2001-2017

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):717-727. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.11165

This cross-sectional study uses data from 6 areas in the US from 2001, 2009, and 2017 to examine whether differences exist in observed trends in youth-onset diabetes prevalence by diabetes type, race and ethnicity, age, and sex.

Association Between BNT162b2 Vaccination and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnant Women

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):728-735. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.11035

This cohort study explores the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women vaccinated with BNT162b2 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech) vs those unvaccinated.

Research Letter

Lottery-Based Incentive in Ohio and COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):766-767. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.11048

This study assesses changes in COVID-19 vaccination rates before and after the Ohio vaccine lottery announcement compared with national rates to control for the expansion of vaccine indications to adolescents.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):736-743. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12531

This 2021 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in adults aged 35 to 70 years who have overweight or obesity and that clinicians should offer or refer patients with prediabetes to effective preventive interventions (B recommendation).

Evidence Report

Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):744-760. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10403

This systematic review to support the 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for diabetes summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for and treatment of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic persons.

Viewpoint

Fostering Hospital Resilience—Lessons From COVID-19

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):693-694. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12484

This Viewpoint discusses how hospitals could build sustainable resilience to improve their operation during both public health challenges and normal times by robust supply chains, building cultures of excellence and collaboration, and coordinating operations within and across hospitals.

The Increasing Role of Physician Practices as Bill Collectors: Destined for Failure

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):695-696. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12191

This Viewpoint describes the drivers of more physician practices turning into bill collectors, the consequences for those clinicians, a wave of new companies looking to solve the problem, and what might be done to improve the situation.

Two Models of Legalization of Psychedelic Substances: Reasons for Concern

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):697-698. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12481

This Viewpoint reviews legalization initiatives for psychedelic substances and the concerns they raise by looking to the cautionary precedents involving the legalization and commercialization of other controlled substances.

A Piece of My Mind

Making Space for Grief in Academia

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):699-700. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13539

In this narrative medicine essay, a geriatrician and researcher recounts how through the losses she faced in short succession she felt expected to return to work with the “hardship invisible” and suggests that employers allow time off for grief much as they do for becoming a new parent.

Editorial

New USPSTF Recommendations for Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes: An Opportunity to Create National Momentum

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):701-703. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12559
JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods

Interpreting the ACC/AHA Clinical Practice Guideline Recommendation Classification System

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):761-762. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9855

This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods describes how ACC/AHA guidelines are formatted to rate class (denoting strength of a recommendation) and level (indicating the level of evidence on which a recommendation is based) and summarizes the strengths and benefits of this rating system in comparison with other commonly used ones.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Phexxi—A Nonhormonal Contraceptive Gel

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):763-764. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.18803

This Medical Letter review summarizes the use of Phexxi (Evofem), a nonhormonal vaginal gel containing lactic acid, citric acid, and potassium bitartrate, for prevention of pregnancy.

Medical News & Perspectives

Gun Violence Researchers Are Making Up for 20 Years of Lost Time

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):687-689. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.11469

This Medical News article discusses renewed federal funding for gun violence research, which had largely been on hold for about 20 years.

  • Editorial
    Death by Gun Violence—A Public Health Crisis
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post–COVID-19 Symptoms Were Worse Than Cancer’s Effects

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):692. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12353

Drug-Resistant Pandemic Influenza Found at Texas Detention Facility

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):692. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13403
Clinical Trials Update

Diets High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Ease Migraines

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):691. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12645

Tirzepatide Safely Reduces Blood Glucose, Weight in Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):691. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13715

Optimal Medical Therapy Prolongs Life Following Revascularization

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):691. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13716
Health Agencies Update

Hospital Costs for Firearm Injuries

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13034

CMS Considers Controversial Alzheimer Drug Coverage

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13728

New Grants to Treat Childhood Trauma

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.13729
Poetry and Medicine

Ambulance

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):774. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9418
JAMA Revisited

A New Medico-Legal Question

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):775. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.18098
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):778. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12606

This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Comment & Response

Effect of Low-Intensity vs High-Intensity Walking Exercise on Walk Distance in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):767-768. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9759

Effect of Low-Intensity vs High-Intensity Walking Exercise on Walk Distance in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):768. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9762

Effect of Low-Intensity vs High-Intensity Walking Exercise on Walk Distance in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):768-769. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9765

Effect of Low-Intensity vs High-Intensity Walking Exercise on Walk Distance in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):769-770. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.9768

Effect of Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):770. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10052

Effect of Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):770-771. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10055

Effect of Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):771. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10058

Effect of Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):771-772. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10049

Effect of Training on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):772-773. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.10061
Correction

Incorrect Axis Labels in Figures

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JAMA. 2021;326(8):773. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12404
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JAMA. 2021;326(8):685-686. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.18095
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