American Medical Association, Family Medical Guide

American Medical Association, Family Medical Guide

The Long-Awaited Revision of the Bestselling Family Health Guide”This completely updated fourth edition of our bestselling health reference is comprehensive, easy to understand, and even more user-friendly than the previous editions. We’re excited to provide our patients with an invaluable resource to help them become more involved in their own health care. We think this […]

Association Between Genetic Variations of Apo AI-CIII-AIV Cluster Gene and Hypertriglyceridemic Subjects (Molecular Pathology and Genetics)

Association Between Genetic Variations of Apo AI-CIII-AIV Cluster Gene and Hypertriglyceridemic Subjects (Molecular Pathology and Genetics)

Rather than single gene defect, impaired functions in two or more of the many genes that control lipid transport and metabolism have been suspected to cause inherited lipoprotein disorders or atherosclerosis. The apolipoprotein (apo) AI-CIII-AIV cluster gene is one of such groups. (5) The products of apo AI, CIII, and AIV genes, together with apo […]

Measuring Change Using Communication Rating Scales: The Case for Rasch Analysis, As Illustrated with the ASHA Facs (Health Care Forum) (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Functional Assessment of Communication Skills for Adults)

Measuring Change Using Communication Rating Scales: The Case for Rasch Analysis, As Illustrated with the ASHA Facs (Health Care Forum) (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Functional Assessment of Communication Skills for Adults)

More than a decade ago, the authors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Functional Assessment of Communication Skills for Adults (ASHA FACS; Frattali, Thompson, Holland, Wohl, & Ferketic, 1995) purported that the instrument would “enhance … documentation of progress” and “yield a robust body of functional outcome data” (manual, p. 7). However, because of its ordinal […]

American Diabetes Association Guide to Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes

American Diabetes Association Guide to Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes

User-friendly guide covers all aspects of insulin use in type 2 diabetes The American Diabetes Association Guide to Insulin & Type 2 Diabetes addresses common fears about insulin therapy and what is involved with beginning to use insulin. Additional chapters discuss fine-tuning of insulin self-management, gadgets to make life easier, and troubleshooting steps to overcome […]

American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes

American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes

Diabetes greatly affects how people’s bodies manage the food they eat. It is essential that people with diabetes follow a carefully structured meal plan and learn specific skills in order to better control their blood glucose levels. The tactics for helping people manage their diabetes through how they eat is called medical nutrition therapy (MNT). […]