Articles: 26.23-24 December 2015

Diabetes Professional Care Conference 2015

The Diabetes Professional Care Conference was held on 11–12 November at the Barbican Exhibition Centre in London, bringing together diabetes health professionals from around the world to discuss the latest thinking in the prevention and management of diabetes. Joy Ogden reports on some of the …

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Evidence-based treatment of acute stroke

Providing diagnosis and intervention is rapid, stroke is a treatable condition with a range of acute treatment options now available for different stroke types. This article provides a summary of the current evidence-based treatment of acute stroke including the emerging evidence for thrombectomy.
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Management of alcohol use disorders in primary care

Alcohol use disorders are increasing in prevalence and the GP is ideally placed to identify and refer patients. Dr Smith and Dr Woolston discuss how to screen for alcohol use disorders in primary care and the treatment options available, with particular emphasis on management of …

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Management of growth hormone deficiency in adults

Successful management of adults with growth hormone deficiency requires an effective shared care partnership between primary and secondary care. In this article, Dr Bujanova and Professor Cummings discuss the signs and symptoms of growth hormone deficiency in adults, the range of growth hormone replacement products …

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New from NICE

Pembrolizumab for advanced melanoma not previously treated with ipilimumab. Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is a humanised monoclonal antibody. It acts on the programmed cell death protein-1 immune-checkpoint receptor pathway, blocking its interaction with ligand on the tumour cells.
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Recommendations of the new NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes

While the increase in prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the UK is well known, the prevalence of type 1 diabetes has also increased significantly over recent decades. At the same time, the management of type 1 diabetes has changed significantly with the development of …

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