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Weight-loss surgery linked to fewer diabetes complications

Aug. 6, 2018Large, long-term study finds half as much nerve, kidney, and eye disease after bariatric surgery than with usual care.

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Eye conditions may help screen for Alzheimer’s disease

Aug. 8, 2018—Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma could be new lens on dementia risk.

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ACT study: Long-running study of aging examines changes in Kaiser Permanente patients over time

New thinking on avoiding deadly falls

AARP, July 10, 2018

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How should we screen for gestational diabetes?

In our learning health system, we discovered that a new screening approach had increased diagnoses without improving overall outcomes. So remarkably, we switched back.

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Returning Results to Research Participants: A New Report from the National Academy of Medicine

September 25, 2018
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

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