Fasting Plasma Glucose and Risk of Stroke in Men

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Description: Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of hyperglycemia and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x

Unexplained Drownings and Cardiac Channelopathies

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Dr. Michael J. Ackerman, Windland Smith Rice Cardiovascular Genomics Research Professor and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his artice appearing in the October 2011 Issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on a relationship between victims of an otherwise unexplained drowning and a collection of genetic heart rhythm disorders known as the cardiac channelopathies. These findings have the potential to not only establish a genetic cause...

Clinical & Radiologic Correlations of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome.

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Dr. Jonathan Graff Radford from the Neurology Department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the print issue of the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on radiologic findings of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome and their correlation to clinical outcomes. Available at: http://mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent

Health Reform: A Community Experience Using Design Researcg

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Dr. Douglas Wood, Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on using design research in the community for health reform. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/10/973.abstract

Direct to Consumer Predictive Genomic Testing & Risk Perception

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Dr. Clayton Cowl, Associate Professor of Medicine from the Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which compares risk perception and worry between patient groups receiving routine care and predictive genetic testing. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/10/933.abstract

MMR Vaccine and Autism: Vaccine Nihilism and Postmodern Science

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Dr. Gregory Poland, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research Group at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on concerns with the misrepresentation by the media regarding a relationship between vaccinations and autism. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3lrscw2

Patients' Perpsective on Full Disclosure Regarding Postoperative Vission Loss

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Dr. Jeffrey Pasternak, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Chair of the Neuroanesthesia Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on informed consent and postopertive vision loss associated with spinal surgery. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3u7bhql

Increased Metastasis of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma in CLL and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

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Dr. Jerry Brewer, a dermatologic surgeon in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the increased risk of metastasis in patients with CLL and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma who were previously diagnosed with malignant fibrous hystiocytoma. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3h2xdsm

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Perioperative Pharmacologic Considerations

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Description: Dr. Ajay Kumar, from the Department of Hospital Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, discusses his article on inflammatory bowel disease which appears in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/8/748.abstract

LAV Index Predicts Mortality Independent of Left Ventricular Geometry

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on left atrial volume index predicting mortality independent of left ventricular geometry. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/8/730.abstract