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Huge cache of online webinars, CME accredited courses, slides and medical news on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, CKD, hyperlipidaemia and stroke.
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New England Journal of Medicine
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Our Internal Medicine posts are listed below:
- VA/DoD Guidelines on Dyslipidemia: Less is more for testing - 2020 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidemia continues the trend for guidelines to move away from targets based on lipid levels. The main message to identify at risk population and give then start a moderate dose of statin from the start. Such a pragmatic and minimalistic… Continue reading VA/DoD Guidelines on Dyslipidemia: Less is more for testing
- Giving Credence to the Bigger SGLT2i Story - In this talk, given on 29 July 2020 in Port Louis, Dr Davy Ip of the Renal Association presents his thoughts about diabetes, the kidney and the SGLT2 inhibitors through global and local perspectives. He looks back to where we came from, assesses how we are (not) doing now and wonders if there’ll be a… Continue reading Giving Credence to the Bigger SGLT2i Story
- 2020 International Society of Hypertension Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines - Today, May 17th 2020, was supposed to be World Hypertension Day but the pandemic has led to the postponement to the 17th October 2020. It is still a good time nevertheless to have a look at the 2020 International Society of Hypertension Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines. Another hypertension guidelines to muddy the waters, I can… Continue reading 2020 International Society of Hypertension Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines
- 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout - Gout is rather common in Mauritius and, as a nephrologist, I’m surprised by the high occurrence of kidney stones here, many related to gout. Raised serum uric acid (SU) is even more prevalent and often misleadingly referred by ‘gout’ by many local patients and even some doctors. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) recommends against… Continue reading 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout