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FDA approves Invokamet XR (canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) for type 2 diabetes - Janssen Pharma

Janssen Pharmaceuticals announced the FDA has approved Invokamet XR—a once-daily, fixed-dose combination therapy of canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release (XR)—for...

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FRAME study of romosozumab shows significant reduction of new vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis .- Amgen + UCB

Amgen and UCB announced findings from the FRAME study showing that the investigational agent romosozumab significantly reduced the incidence of...

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EMA's CHMP recommends approval of Glyxambi (empagliflozin and linagliptin) for type 2 diabetes- Boehringer

The EMA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing...

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Hypogonadism

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LAL-D

Could you correctly diagnose and treat lysosomal acid lipase deficiency?

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Type 2 Diabetes

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Guidelines

Type 2 diabetes: The management of type 2 diabetes

This guideline contains recommendations for managing type 2 diabetes in adults, and focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular...

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Menopause: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims...

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Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management

Although type 1 diabetes in adults is not rare, it is not common enough that all healthcare professionals who deal...

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Journal articles

SGLT2 Inhibitors: The Latest “New Kids on the Block”!

Everything in the world of diabetes is moving fast these days. Over the last few months, we have received extensive...

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Evaluation of Lanreotide Depot/Autogel efficacy and safety as a carcinoid syndrome treatment (ELECT): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lanreotide depot/autogel 120mg for the control of carcinoid syndrome (CS) symptoms in...

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Improvements in health-related quality of life with liraglutide 3.0 mg compared with placebo in weight management.

Obesity has a negative impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The SCALE Obesity and Prediabetes study investigated the effect...

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Clinical trials

A Trial Investigating the Cardiovascular Safety of Oral Semaglutide in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes (PIONEER 6)

This trial is conducted globally. The aim of the trial is to investigate the cardiovascular safety of oral semaglutide in...

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A Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of the Morning Injection of Toujeo Versus Lantus in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Primary Objective: To demonstrate that morning injection of Toujeo compared to Lantus will provide better glycemic control evaluated by Continuous...

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Rovalpituzumab Tesirine in Delta-Like Protein 3-Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors

To assess the safety and tolerability of rovalpituzumab tesirine in subjects with specific delta-like protein 3-expressing advanced solid tumors.

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Blog Posts

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?

Partha Kar

Changing paradigms for Diabetes care in Britain's NHS

Posted 2 years ago

Diabetes care is a hot topic in medicine since it touches so many primary care settings; from maternity to foot care, Diabetes has multiple other pathologies. When does Diabetes care necessitate the role of a specialist? How can diabetologists ensure they work innovatively and make the patient's healthcare journey as seamless as possible? Dr. Partha Kar dives in, asking how healthcare professionals can make positive change to patients with Diabetes in Britain's NHS.

Partha Kar

Type 1 diabetes: The ignored populace? (part 1)

Posted 1 year ago

Is it possible to have choice in a system where healthcare is "free"? Does it lend itself to the pathology of type 1 diabetes? A pathology subsumed within the bigger world of type 2 diabetes, a combination of media driven ignorance, apathy, lack of leadership and commissioning issues have reduced this condition to being part of "diabetes" as a whole.

In this 2 part blog, we try to explore the challenges and possible solutions to how we could offer this group of patients better care than what seems to be the norm nowadays.

CME

Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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