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OBJECTIVES To compare processes and cost of care of older adults with diabetes mellitus cared for by nurse practitioners (NPs) with processes and cost of those cared for by primary care physicians (PCPs). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Primary care in communities. PARTICIPANTS Individuals with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus in 2009 who(More)
Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare relentlessly progressive neurodegenerative disorder [1–3]. Visual symptom at the onset is an uncommon presentation of sCJD and is termed the ‘Heidenhain variant’. We hereby report a pathologically proven case of this variant of sCJD with typical presentation and radiological findings. A 67-year-old gentleman,(More)
A 62-year-old man with past medical history of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM-2) and hypertension presented with progressive shortness of breath since three months. He was diagnosed with diabetic polyradiculopathy with diaphragmatic involvement and was started on intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) therapy. Rapid improvement was seen as evidenced by increased(More)
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