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CARMELINA trial reports on CV safety of Tradjenta in diabetes type 2 patients with CV risk.- Boehringer + Eli Lilly.

CARMELINA (CArdiovascular safety and Renal Microvascular outcomE with LINAgliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes at high vascular risk) met...

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The label for Eli Lilly's Trulicity is updated to show its safety and efficacy in type 2 diabetes with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease.

The U.S. label for Eli Lilly and Company's once-weekly Trulicity (dulaglutide) is updated to show the medicine's safety and efficacy...

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CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 outcomes trial of Belviq meets primary endpoint in obesity.- Eisai.

Eisai announced positive topline results from the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 cardiovascular outcome trial, a 12,000 patient study of Belviq (lorcaserin HCl)...

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Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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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.

Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone

Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone

This learning zone offers a short overview of the challenges faced by both healthcare professionals and patient when communicating end-stage or metastatic cancer.

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Guidelines

2018 European Thyroid Association (ETA) Guidelines for the Management of Amiodarone-Associated Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment with amiodarone is associated with changes in thyroid function tests, but also with thyroid dysfunction (amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism, AIH, and amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, AIT).

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Guidelines on Male Hypogonadism

Androgens play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of male reproductive and sexual functions. Low levels of circulating androgens can cause disturbances in male sexual development, resulting in congenital abnormalities...

Added 3 years ago

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 4 years ago

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Journal articles

The effect of dulaglutide on body composition in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients on hemodialysis;

Aims: To evaluate the effect of dulaglutide on body composition in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD).

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Body Composition Profiling in the UK Biobank Imaging Study.

This study aimed to investigate the value of imaging-based multivariable body composition profiling by describing its association with coronary heart disease (CHD), type 2 diabetes (T2D), and metabolic health on individual and population levels.

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Empagliflozin Treatment Is Associated With Improved β-Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Objective: To examine whether lowering plasma glucose concentration with the sodium-glucose transporter-2 inhibitor empagliflozin improves β-cell function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Added 10 days ago

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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

Lauren McCracken

Transforming Lives Through Technology: Diabetes

Posted 1 year ago

Right now, with a swipe or tap, I can tell you how many calories I’ve consumed, how far I’ve walked and how well I slept last night. However, digital health technology and its analytics have mixed reviews from the general public, some become obsessed wanting to know every macronutrient that goes into their body and others see it as just another gimmick. But what about those with chronic conditions like diabetes?

Robin Hewings

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Posted 2 years 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 2 years 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?

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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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