The ‘Ten Commandments’ from the 2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of NSTE-ACS

The ‘Ten Commandments’ for the 2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation was published last month in the European Heart Journal. This is a useful summary of their comprehensive guidelines on NSTE-ACS. The complete set of guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology can be… Continue reading The ‘Ten Commandments’ from the 2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of NSTE-ACS

Live Webinars to 25th October 2020

Royal College of Physicians: Harveian Oration 2020: Elucidation of molecular oxygen-sensing mechanisms in human cells: implications for medicine Tuesday 20 October at 20.30 MUT https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/harveian-oration-2020 The Harveian Oration 2020 is being delivered by Nobel laureate Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe. Maintenance of oxygen homeostasis is a fundamental challenge for all large organisms. Following William Harvey’s De motu… Continue reading Live Webinars to 25th October 2020

Webinars for week ending 4 October

Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease 29th Sep 2020 at 20:00 – 21:00 MUT Registration link. Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe what is the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with… Continue reading Webinars for week ending 4 October

Ground breaking results from key trial : DAPA CKD

The much awaited outcome of the DAPA-CKD (Dapagliflozin And Prevention of Adverse Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease ) trial was presented on 30 August 2020 at the ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Congress 2020 by Prof H. Heerspink. Dapagliflozin is an SGLT2 ( Sodium-Glucose Co-transporter 2) inhibitor being used,so far, in the treatment of type… Continue reading Ground breaking results from key trial : DAPA CKD

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

Live: Giving credence to the bigger SGLT2 inhibitors story

Dr D Ip, nephrologist at SSRNH, is giving a talk at a private meeting but there will be a Zoom weblink. Giving credence to the bigger SGLT2 inhibitors story. Benefits in diabetic nephropathy and beyond. "I am giving a talk tonight offering my thoughts about diabetes, the kidney and the SGLT2 inhibitors.The global and local… Continue reading Live: Giving credence to the bigger SGLT2 inhibitors story

Free: ESC Congress 2020 – The Digital Experience

Great news from the European Society of Cardiology! They've made their main congress free and online but register first! ‘When one door closes, another opens.’ The current pandemic has prompted the government of the Netherlands to ban all public gatherings before 1 September 2020. As such, ESC Congress 2020 cannot take place as planned in… Continue reading Free: ESC Congress 2020 – The Digital Experience

The Filter, The Pump and The Pill

This is an abstract followed by the slides in pdf and video formats of the presentation made by Dr O Bheekharry for The Kidney Club on 16 July 2020. Diabetes mellitus (DM) affects around 25% of the Mauritian population and has important microvascular and macrovascular complications. Approximately 40% of DM type 2 patients have chronic… Continue reading The Filter, The Pump and The Pill