Your June Issue: Home safety, essential tremor, allergy testing, autoimmune testing

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Prioritize Home Safety This National Safety Month and Beyond

This National Safety Month, help patients remember safe practices when it comes to handling and using household cleaners around young children. As families spend more time at home and have more cleaning products readily available due to the ongoing pandemic, now is a crucial time to share this message. Learn more about important safety tips and guidance for parents, guardians and caregivers of children six and under.

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Information provided by the International Essential Tremor Foundation

Is It Parkinson’s Disease or Could It Be Essential Tremor?

Essential tremor is often mistaken for Parkinson’s, but it is eight times more common and affects more than 10 million people in the U.S. A proper diagnosis is the first step toward treatment.

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Information provided by Quest Diagnostics

Allergy Trigger? Simplify KNOWING for Patients With Asthma

Allergies, respiratory infections, and asthma often present with similar symptoms, making them difficult to differentiate. Being able to rule in or rule out allergies as the cause of your patients’ symptoms can help inform better treatment decisions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also recommends allergy testing for patients with asthma to help close gaps in care.

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Information provided by Quest Diagnostics

Autoimmune Testing for Primary Care Referrals Webinar Recap

Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system attacks the joints and certain systems. They are often difficult to diagnose, as their symptoms can be vague, vary from patient to patient, and often overlap. In May, Quest Diagnostics hosted a live educational webinar that discussed autoimmune testing essentials in primary care to help you evaluate patients’ symptoms, reach a confident diagnosis, and, when appropriate, make a suitable rheumatology referral.


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Are You Choosing the Best Options to Reduce Persistent Cardiovascular Risk (P-CVR)?

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ANA Screen, IFA, Reflex Titer/Pattern

COVID-19 Pandemic: Changes in Drug Testing and Positivity

Autoimmune Testing in Primary Care for Rheumatology Referrals


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