Wendy Camelo Castillo

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OBJECTIVE To describe trends and identify factors associated with choice of pharmacotherapy for gestational diabetes (GDM) from 2000-2011 using a healthcare claims database. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of a large nationwide population of commercially insured women with GDM and pharmacy claims for glyburide or insulin before delivery,(More)
IMPORTANCE Glyburide is thought to be safe for use during pregnancy for treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). However, there are limited data on the effectiveness of glyburide when compared with insulin as used in a real-world setting. OBJECTIVE To estimate the risk of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes in women with GDM treated with(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe new users of antihypertensive medications and identify predictors of combination therapy initiation in older Americans. DESIGN Retrospective observational cohort study. SETTING Population-based study using U.S. Medicare fee-for-service healthcare claims (2007-2010). PARTICIPANTS Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older with no(More)
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