Diabetes mellitus with complications

The global population living with diabetes was estimated at 108 million in 1980, while World Health Organisation figures for 2014 have shown that has nearly quadrupled to 422

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Added 15 days ago Drug news

FDA approves Invokana to treat diabetic kidney disease (DKD) and reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and DK.- Janssen Pharma

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced that the FDA) approved a new indication for Invokana (canagliflozin) to...

Added 23 days ago Drug news

Qtrilmet modified-release tablets are CHMP recommended for authorisation in the EU for the treatment of type- 2 diabetes. AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca has announced that Qtrilmet (metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets have been recommended for marketing authorisation in the...

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CHMP recommends extension of approval of Lucentis to treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy.- Novartis

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

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Guidelines

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

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UrgoStart for treating diabetic foot ulcers and leg ulcers

UrgoStart is a type of interactive wound dressing. Clinical trial evidence shows that using UrgoStart to treat diabetic foot ulcers increases wound healing compared with non-interactive dressings.

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The Hospital Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus

These guidelines, produced by the Joint British Diabetes Societies - Inpatient Care Group (JBDS-IP), are intended for use by clinicians and service commissioners to advise the treatment and hospital management of hypoglycaemia...

Added 6 years ago

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Journal articles

Role of diet in type 2 diabetes incidence: umbrella review of meta-analyses of prospective observational studies.

Objective: To summarise the evidence of associations between dietary factors and incidence of type 2 diabetes and to evaluate the strength and validity of these associations.

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Oral manifestations in patients with diabetes mellitus.

The purpose of this article was to increase the knowledge about oral manifestations and complications associated with diabetes mellitus. An overview was performed on Google, especially in recent reliable papers in relation to diabetes...

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Water Soluble Vitamins and their Role in Diabetes and its Complications.

Background: Diabetes is a metabolic disorder associated with abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood due to inadequate production of insulin or inadequate sensitivity of cells to the action of insulin.

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Clinical trials

A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes on Metformin With or Without Sulfonylurea (SURPASS-AP-Combo)

The main reason for this study is to compare the study drug tirzepatide to insulin glargine in participants with type 2 diabetes on metformin with or without a sulfonylurea.

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Ertugliflozin Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) Pediatric Study (MK-8835/PF-04971729) (MK-8835-059)

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of ertugliflozin (MK-8835) in pediatric participants with T2DM on metformin with/without insulin. The primary hypothesis of the study is that the addition of ertugliflozin...

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A Research Study Comparing a New Medicine Oral Semaglutide to Sitagliptin in People With Type 2 Diabetes (PIONEER 12)

This study compares 2 medicines for type 2 diabetes: oral semaglutide (a new medicine) and sitagliptin (a medicine doctors can already prescribe). Participants will either get oral semaglutide or sitagliptin - which treatment is decided by chance.

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Robin Hewings

Robin Hewings is the Head of Policy at Diabetes UK. The team find and interpret data, develop policy recommendations and then try to persuade politicians and the public of our case. Mostly working in health, he has been putting together evidence and communications for the last 15 years in ... Read more

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

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.

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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