Timothy J Toomey

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OBJECTIVE In 2004, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released treatment guidelines recommending metabolic screening for children and adolescents before and after initiation of second-generation antipsychotics. Prior studies showed that the guidelines coincided with a small increase in glucose testing of children and adults but had limited follow-up.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether smoking status is associated with the efficacy of antiplatelet treatment in the prevention of cardiovascular events. DESIGN Systematic review, meta-analysis, and indirect comparisons. DATA SOURCES Medline (1966 to present) and Embase (1974 to present), with supplementary searches in databases of abstracts from major(More)
BACKGROUND When the US FDA approves a new prescription drug there is still a great deal remaining to be learned about the safe and proper use of that product. When new information addressing these topics emerges post-approval, the FDA may issue a Drug Safety Communication (DSC) to alert patients and physicians. The effectiveness of the communication-how(More)
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