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Mark L. Fuerst

Mark L. Fuerst

Mark L. Fuerst is a freelance health and medical writer for ConsultantLive, Rheumatology Network, Psychiatric Times, and other UBM publications. He writes about rheumatology, psychiatry, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, and men’s health.

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Find research on diabetes patients that could shift your thinking on home blood glucose monitoring; metformin efficacy in T1DM; and race and A1c.

Clinicians need to track not only current alcohol consumption among their HIV-infected patients—but also past use.

Three new studies show exercise can improve cognitive function, psychotropics for PTSD may raise dementia risk, and 3 biomarkers can help predict cognitive decline in elderly persons.

The latest news in geriatric psychiatry covers olfactory deficits in cognitively impaired patients, a smartphone app for older adults with serious mental illness, and adjunctive ketamine for late-life depression.

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Antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced AIDS-associated morbidity and mortality -- but only in those who know they are HIV positive and if they maintain sustained engagement with care.

May is Asthma Awareness Month and so a look at new studies highlighting key aspects of management is in order.

Prescribing has gone from underuse to substantial overprescribing. The challenge is to get it just right.

Three recent studies on dementia show antioxidants lack preventive effects, autoimmune disease hospitalization is a risk factor, and cognitive stimulation has modest benefits.

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The paradigm of HIV care is changing for aging patients. This study sheds new light.

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Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.

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