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Clinical Briefs for Friday, December 6

Opinion: FDA’s lax generic drug oversight puts seniors at risk … Study supports non-drug treatment for early diabetes symptoms … Bipartisan bill would create Office of Alzheimer’s Disease in Florida … Negative temperament in men predicts more couch time

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 6

Single odds-defying case may lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments … Fully digital Alzheimer’s study to track risk factors in 400,000 volunteers … Blood samples may identify those at risk for frailty … FDA approves Talicia® for treatment of H. pylori in adults

CGM limits are said to set bad precedent

Despite the fact that the Food and Drug Administration approved its third continuous glucose monitoring device and incorporated a mobile app in March, Medicare beneficiaries still can’t take full advantage of this convenient technology because of a policy that also threatens to restrict coverage of future remote patient-monitoring technologies. At issue, experts say, is a…

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