mike johansen (@mikejohansenmd )

mike johansen

Bio FM doc. Not a Nobel Laureate, but termed an amateur sleuth and an experienced statistician. Wannabe methodologist. Opinions mine. Tweets not med advice.
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Twitter Web App : I think my favorite part of being a primary car doc is a1c’s going from >12 to <6 with lifestyle change.

Twitter Web App : I'm also a bit salty b/c the authors didn't cite either of our papers that addresses this uses the MEPS. (it's not a perfect data set as discussed in limitations, but it isn't thwarted by a collider).

Read if interested.

annemergmed.com/article/S0196-…

healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.137…

Twitter Web App : We really need to stop doing these analyses on Medicare claims, they are at best misleading.

Twitter Web App : When you select on Medicare FFS, the analysis becomes meaningless on a societal level. You have to look at FFS + MA, otherwise there is no point (maybe perhaps outside of budgetary understanding w/in CMS).

Twitter Web App : Day 75 of waiting for the 28 day remdesivir mortality numbers. p-value growth on an exponential curve? twitter.com/mikejohansenmd… pic.twitter.com/AychySeu89

Twitter Web App : In more recent RCTs of CKD/HF, SGLT2i without background metformin has been well-studied.

#CREDENCE: 42% not on metformin
#DAPAHF: 78% of all pts (52% of pts w/ diabetes) not on metformin
#DAPACKD: Similarly high proportion expected

Strong rationale for 1st line use. Why delay? twitter.com/mikejohansenmd…