Mayo Genome Consortia: Genotype-Phenotype Association Studies Applicable to Analysis of Circulating Bilirubin Levels

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Dr. Suzette Bielinski, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her Online First article available at: http://tinyurl.com/5utdrst and appearing in the July 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the Mayo Genome consortia, a genotype-phenotype resource for genome-wide association Studies.

Practical Suicide Risk Management for the Busy Primary Care Physician

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Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his Online First article available at: http://tinyurl.com/6ehqag8 and appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on busy clinicians assessing practical suicide risk management in the primary care setting.

Updates on Consequences and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Description: Dr. John Park, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the June 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which defines obstructive sleep apnea and updates the reader on consequences of the condition when left untreated and provides new strategies for its management. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3at5en2

Palliative Medicine for Preparedness Planning in Patients Receiving LVAD as Destination Therapy.

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Dr. Keith Swetz, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of General Internal Medicine and the Palliative Medicine program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the June 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on left ventricular assist devices as destination therapy. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6kok6ga

Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis: A Retrospective Review of Clinical Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes

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Dr. Tanaz Kermani, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, provides an overview of their findings in a large series of patients with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis which was published in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3nw2u6z

Association of Kidney Function and Metabolic Risk Factors With Density of Glomeruli

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Dr. Andrew Rule, Nephrologist and Epidemiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the association of kidney function and metabolic risk factors with glomeruli density on renal biopsy samples from living donors. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/4/282.abstract

Medication Adherence Among Community-Dwelling Patients With Heart Failure

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Dr. Shannon Dunlay, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on medication adherence of patients in the community who have heart failure, available at: http://tinyurl.com/4q6hz23

Medication Adherence: WHO Cares?

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Description: Drs Marie Brown and Jennifer Bussells, practicing internists in the Chicago, Illinois area discuss their article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6ees9ar regarding patient adherence to prescribed medications.

Residential and Outpatient Treatment Comparison for Tobacco Dependence.

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Dr. J. Taylor Hays, Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the March 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, entitled "Residential Treatment Compared With Outpatient Treatment for Tobacco Use and Dependence," available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x

Effects of Comorbidity on NSTSEACS Mortality

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Dr. Juan Sanchis, a cardiologist at University Clinic Hospital in Valencia, Spain, summarizes his finding, published online first at www.mayoclinicproceedings.com http://tinyurl.com/4jpw78l and scheduled to appear in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, that an index using the 5 comorbid conditions (renal dysfunction, dementia, peripheral artery disease, previous heart failure, and previous myocardial infarction) most associated with 1-year mortality in Non–ST-segment...