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4/26/17 - Endocrinology Appointment

I was supposed to take the trash out today, but by the time I was able to wake up enough, hydrate enough, run to the restroom constantly, get my compression socks on and get dressed, I missed the truck. 512 more words

Bits and bobs

Useful bunch of motley learning points from the 15th April BMJ:

A double-blind trial reported in NEJM has looked at the effects of treating borderline thyroid results (raised TSH with normal T4) in the elderly. 282 more words

BMJ

Drug Induced Hyperglycemia

We often discuss hyperglycemia in the context of diabetes. However, we should also be cognizant that many medications cause hyperglycemia too. There are many medications that can cause blood glucose to rise via different mechanisms and present with symptoms of hyperglycemia either acutely or chronically to lead to the diagnosis of diabetes. 427 more words

General

New exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes patients

Major obstacles in blood sugar management for people with type 1 diabetes include hypoglycaemia, loss of glycaemic control, and insufficient knowledge regarding exercise management. Diabetes care is complex and requires that many issues, beyond glycemic control, be addressed. 567 more words

Healthcare

Specialty Certification Examination Running by Royal College of Physicians

License-medical.com is aiming to specialize more in Specialty Certification Examination. We are delivering Rheumatology SCE speciality exam, Rheumatology SCE speciality exam, Gastroenterology SCE Speciality exam… 547 more words

Online Medical Courses

3/7/17 Resident Morning Report - Nausea, Vomiting, Unintentional Weight Loss, Hyperpigmented Rash, Dermatomyositis

CC: nausea, vomiting, weight loss

ID: 21 yo Hispanic male presents with 4 months of persistent nausea, NBNB vomiting, and unintentional 60 pound weight loss as well as a hyperpigmented rash across his body.   245 more words

Resident Morning Report

US: UCSanDiego team develops diabetes drug that could completely reverse the disease (Reblogged from Sparkonit)

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego, is developing a pill that restores insulin sensitivity in diabetic patients. Type 2 diabetes develops when the body’s response to insulin – a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood – gets weaker.

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