Medical therapy

10-year RCT analysis suggests metabolic surgery is best medical therapy for T2D control

Data from a follow-up analysis of a randomized controlled trial suggest that weight loss surgery may be a more effective strategy than conventional medical therapy for the long-term control of type 2 diabetes. A 10-year follow-up to a trial comparing metabolic surgery to medical therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes, findings suggest metabolic surgery […]

Medical treatment

How understaffing is hurting medical treatment at Pittsburgh jail

At the Allegheny County Jail, waiting for medical attention can be like taking a number and waiting weeks or months for it to be called. Some people wait months to see a medical professional or leave prison for treatment. Medications are mixed up, given late, or completely forgotten. Contrary to state regulations, new arrivals often […]