Updated: 07 Jan 2001
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition caused by a defect in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) chloride channel. The Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre provides healthcare professionals with access to disease awareness information, emerging and established treatment options and current best practice based on recently updated guidelines by the European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS). A resources section contains external links to upcoming medical conferences and patient support groups.
This resource is developed by EPG Health Media for epgonline.org, supported by an independent educational grant from Vertex.
The Type 2 Diabetes Learning Zone comprises the Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre containing current epidemiology statistics, current diagnosis criteria from WHO and ADA, treatment options and latest guidelines; a Therapy Focus area compiling material on emerging insulin/incretin treatment combinations; and two free CME activities, which are the EACCME-accredited ‘Role of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin’ (worth 1 CME credit) and ‘Best Practice in Type 2 Diabetes: Update on Incretin Therapies in Combination with Insulin’.
See disease awareness facts and stats, information on sebelipase alfa (the first and only licensed treatment for LAL-D) and resources section, including expert video channel…