Articles: 28.09 September 2017

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The continuing challenges of improving men’s health

Cardiovascular disease, liver disease and colon cancer were among the areas discussed during the latest Men’s Health Conference held at the Royal Society of Medicine in June

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Managing diabetes in the presence of renal impairment

Chronic kidney disease is common in patients with diabetes and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. This article discusses the challenges of maintaining good glycaemic control and addressing modifiable risk factors in patients with diabetes and renal impairment

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Oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in nonvalvular AF

Warfarin and direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have been shown to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, yet many patients are still not being anticoagulated. This article discusses the barriers to the initiation of oral anticoagulants, in particular DOACs, and how these can be overcome

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