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Episode 191: A New Year brings new questions and some new but mainly old answers – PART III

In episode 191, Mike and James finally get to the end of the latest listener questions. We try our best to answer issues about niacin, insulin, COPD, hypertension and most importantly sputum color. At the end we also question the questioner’s questions, which leads us to even more questioning.

Show notes

1) Two studies of niacin


N Engl J Med 2011;365:2255-67



2) Tools for Practice

The long and short of long acting insulin analogues (versus NPH)?

3) Sputum color

Eur Respir J 2012;39:1354–60


N Engl J Med 2008;358:1887-98

5) Tools for practice

Can Fam Phys 2010;56:1141

5) Chorthalidone versus hydrochlorothiazide

Hypertension 2012;59:1110-7

6) 150 SBP vs 140 SBP

Hypertension 2010;56:196-202

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