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Episode 321: A couple of new studies that will confirm or change your practice

In episode 321, James and Mike discuss two interesting studies. One is on the duration of antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia and the other about the impact of total knee replacement on the overall quality of life. Interestingly, the results of these studies were different although that may have been the fact that one was on pneumonia and the other on TKR.

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1) Duration of Antibiotic Treatment
in Community-Acquired Pneumonia
A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Intern Med. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3633

2) A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Total Knee Replacement 

N Engl J Med 2015;373:1597-606

Episode 320: PREMIUM – Our spin on the latest type 2 diabetes publications

In episode 320, Mike and James PREMIUM out yet again and talk about 3 new diabetes publications that our listeners have asked us about.

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1) LEADER Study

Liraglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

N Engl J Med 2016; 375:311-22

2) Lixisenatide in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Acute Coronary Syndrome

N Engl J Med 2015; 373:2247-57

3) Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality: cohort study in primary care

BMJ 2016;354:i3477

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