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Episode 249: Is glucosamine inert or does it help if you are inert from osteoarthritis?

In episode 249, Mike and James dive into all the latest data on glucosamine for osteoarthritis. Early on, the research showed it might have some benefit but the most recent meta-analyses indicate glucosamine does not reliably improve pain or function in osteoarthritis.

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1) Tools For Practice

Does glucosamine improve pain and function in osteoarthritis?

2) Glucosamine withdrawal makes no difference 

Arthritis Rheuma 2004;51:738–45 

Episode 247: How the new anticoagulants compare to warfarin in DVTs and PEs

In episode 247, Mike and James and Mike look at the evidence for the new anticoagulants compared to warfarin in the treatment of DVTs and PEs. At the end we realise the decision between these agents is a personal one guided by the best available evidence, which hopefully we have done an OK job in providing.

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 1) Tools For Practice

Are novel anti-coagulants as effective as warfarin in treating acute venous thromboembolism (VTE)?

2) Choosing Wisely Video

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