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Bydureon (exenatide extended release) in Phase IIIb/IV EXSCEL trial showed no increase in CV risk in adults with type-2 diabetes.- AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca announced top-line results from the Phase IIIb/IV EXSCEL (EXenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering) trial. The trial compared the...

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Evenity (romosozumab) ARCH phase III study meets primary and key secondary endpoints in osteoporosis- Amgen/UCB

Amgen and UCB announced that the Evenity (romosozumab) ARCH phase III study met both primary endpoints and the key secondary...

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FDA issues warning concerning canagliflozin from Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

FDA has issued a warning relating to Invokana (canagliflozin) from Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Based on new data from two large clinical...

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Hypogonadism

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Type 2 Diabetes

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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Psoriasis overview NICE Pathways

This document contains a single pathway diagram and uses numbering to link the boxes to the associated recommendations.

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2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias

Guidelines summarize and evaluate all available evidence on a particular issue at the time of the writing process, with the aim of assisting health professionals in selecting the best management strategies for an individual patient.

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Journal articles

Diagnosis and management of testosterone deficiency syndrome in men: clinical practice guideline.

Testosterone deficiency syndrome, also known as late-onset hypogonadism, is a clinical and biochemical syndrome that can occur in men in association with advancing age.

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Testosterone therapy prevents gain in visceral adipose tissue and loss of skeletal muscle in nonobese aging men.

Trials of testosterone therapy in aging men have demonstrated increases in fat-free mass (FFM) and skeletal muscle and decreases in fat mass (FM) but have not reported the impact of baseline body composition.

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Testosterone Supplementation Improves Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Some Older Men with Abdominal Obesity.

The effects of testosterone supplementation on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in obese older men are uncertain.

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Clinical trials

A Three-part Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Secukinumab Treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Subtypes of Psoriatic and Enthesitis-related Arthritis

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)...

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Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

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Blog Posts

Robin Hewings

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Posted 1 year ago

Not everyone is convinced that education courses help people look after their diabetes. And the GP I was chatting to a couple of months ago was one of them. He wasn’t sure they worked. People didn’t seem that interested and he wasn’t really sure what people would learn anyway.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Joyce Lee

Healthcare Provider: Think Like a Designer!

Posted 1 year ago

Joyce Lee puts forward the case for healthcare providers using goal-directed design. Should we treat patients in order to facilitate their personal treatment goals rather than aiming to simply reduce their symptoms? Do statistical and scientific methodologies neglect the psychosocial emotional management of patients?

CME

Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

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Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

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