Archive for July, 2011

Physician Assistant Denied Bonus Payment

My PA, Ann, is getting screwed out of $5k in bonus payments from her previous employer. Their rationale is that bonuses are paid q-3 months and because she did not stay for the entire 3-month period in her final days they claimed that she is not eligible for any bonus during that period. This rationale […]

Pharmacoeconomic Consultation with a Diabetic

As shown on the link here, Life Extension recommends optimal HbA1C levels below 5.0% (the 4.5% has been revised). http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2006/may2006_report_blood_01.htm?source=search&key=optimal%20HbA1c The Normal range is now defined at 5.0% – 5.6%. However, Life Extension provides numerous scientific studies showing people with normal values or 5.6% in fact face 2 – 3 times the risk of cardiovascular […]

Anastrozole for Men: Aromatase Inhibitor Used in Hormone Replacement Therapy

1.    Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anastrozole in pubertal boys with recent-onset gynecomastia., Mauras Nelly; Bishop Kim; Merinbaum Debbie; Emeribe Ugochi; Agbo Felix; Lowe Elizabeth, J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Aug; 94 (8): 2975-8. Epub 2009 May 26 … variety of experimental conditions in both females and males. Anastrozole (Arimidex) is a potent and selective reversible […]