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Executive Health Management

AACE 2016-The Fourth Clinical Congress and the Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting

2016 02 Sep

Building on your contribution to the success of the first, second and third editions of the Clinical Congress and the Gulf Chapter Annual Meetings, we are delighted to welcome you in the bustling metropolitan City of Dubai. The 2016 edition has taken a graceful step towards the international arena in order to deliver a higher calibre... Read more

Cardiology Management

Higher BMI Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Attack or Death

2016 02 Aug

According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, twin siblings with a higher BMI do not have an increased risk of heart attack or mortality. However, a higher BMI is associated with an increase in risk of type 2 diabetes. Peter Nordström, researcher at the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation at Umeå University explains that... Read more

Cardiology Management

Flu Shot Protects Diabetics from CV Hospitalisations

2016 02 Aug

A new study conducted with adults with type 2 diabetes in UK primary-care clinics shows that those who received the influenza shot had lower hospitalisation rates for flu and pneumonia, major cardiovascular diseases and death during the following flu season as compared to those who were not vaccinated. The study is published in CMAJ.This is the first... Read more

Cardiology Management

Rise in Avoidable Diabetes Hospital Visits

2016 19 Jul

A new analysis shows that hospital admissions for a short-term and avoidable complication of diabetes have increased by nearly 39 percent in the last ten years. The research is published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal. The NHR-supported study analysed data for almost 80,000 patients who were admitted to hospital for hypoglycaemia. 101,475... Read more

Cardiology Management

Prevalence of Global Diabetes Seriously Underestimated

2016 12 Jul

A landmark paper led by Monash University with partners in the UK and US suggests there may be more than 100 million people with diabetes globally than previously thought.The prevalence of global diabetes has been seriously underestimated by at least 25 per cent, according to the paper published in Nature Reviews.In 2015, the official International... Read more

Cardiology Management

Diabetes Increases Risk of Death for Years After a Heart Attack

2016 05 Jul

Patients with diabetes have a 50% increased risk of dying following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) compared with those who've had a heart attack but don't have diabetes, the largest study of its kind ever conducted has revealed.Examining data on more than 700,000 AMI patients, UK researchers found that those with diabetes had a 65% increased risk... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Rehab: One Size Does Not Fit All

2016 28 Jun

Researchers at Toronto Rehab have discovered a new approach to determine which patient populations benefit most from cardiac rehabilitation. The study is published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology,. During the study, the researchers found that frail, older adults with multiple illnesses and higher baseline risk factors including hypertension... Read more

IT Management

Telemedicine Enables Endocrinologist Visits for Diabetic Prisoners

2016 30 May

A study published in Telemedicine and e-Health Telemedicine says that telemedicine is an option for treating diabetics in prison populations. Researchers from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse based their findings on a study of telemedicine visits at 15 prison facilities in New York state between an endocrinologist and 106 male diabetic inmates. The... Read more

IMAGING Management

U.S. Doctors Call For Colon Cancer Screening Before 50

2016 21 Mar

Obesity and Diabetes to Blame in Young Patients, says SERMO pollTwo thirds of a poll among U.S. doctors concluded that colon cancer screening should begin before the age of 50, while obesity and diabetes are widely blamed for an increase in cases among younger people.The poll by SERMO, the social network for physicians and largest health care professional... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Gastric Artery Embolisation Shows Promise in Treating Obesity

2015 02 Dec

An interventional radiology technique may be effective in treating obesity, according to the preliminary results of a study presented on Tuesday, 1 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The initial patient in the study represented the first use of left gastric artery embolisation in the Western Hemisphere... Read more


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