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The impact of marijuana use on glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance among US adults.
BACKGROUND There are limited data regarding the relationship between cannabinoids and metabolic processes. Epidemiologic studies have found lower prevalence rates of obesity and diabetes mellitus inExpand
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Recent Marijuana Use and Associations With Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Pulmonary Function in Adults in the United States.
BACKGROUND The medical and recreational use of marijuana is now legal in some parts of the United States; the health effects are unknown. We aimed to evaluate associations between recent marijuanaExpand
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Field Synopsis of the Role of Sex in Stroke Prediction Models
Background Guidelines for stroke prevention recommend development of sex‐specific stroke risk scores. Incorporating sex in Clinical Prediction Models (CPMs) may support sex‐specific clinical decisionExpand
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Unique surgical approach to a twisted ileal-anal pouch
Abstract Total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis can restore gastrointestinal continuity in patients requiring colectomy for ulcerative colitis, however, it can be associated withExpand
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Abstract W P177: The Frequency and Directionality of the Effect of Sex in Prediction Models for Stroke
Introduction: There are apparent sex differences in stroke, with women having a higher lifetime risk and worse outcomes. However, there remain critical gaps in our understanding of sex differences inExpand
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Implementation of a ‘Worth to Society’ Reimbursement Model for Bilateral Orchiectomy for Hormonal Treatment of Prostate Cancer is Likely to Save Medicare $170 Million per Year if Surgeon’s Fee is
Purpose: Health care costs in the US continue to skyrocket at an approximate rate of 10% per year. However, with this burdensome economic pressure, significant potential sav-ings for society exist inExpand