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

World Sepsis Congress Spotlight

Free and online today Wednesday 9 September 2020 from 12.30pm to 22pm MUT. This free online event aims to review achievements, challenges, and potential solutions to combat the threat of sepsis worldwide. Session 1: Opening SessionSession 2: The Epidemiology and Burden of SepsisSession 3: Antimicrobial Resistance: An Emerging Global Health ThreatSession 4: Sepsis, Ebola, and… Continue reading World Sepsis Congress Spotlight

Friday 4th September Webinars

There are two interesting webinars today at around the same time! Live ISN Webinar: Acute Hyperkalaemia Fri, 4 September, 5pm – 6pm MUT https://isn.clickmeeting.com/isn-kdigo-webinar-acute-hyperkalemia/register Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disorder. It is associated with underlying conditions predisposing to its development such as kidney disease and heart failure. Additionally certain medications, many of them commonly used,… Continue reading Friday 4th September Webinars

Live Webinar: New Insights into the Management Paradigm of hypertension in varied patient profile

Saturday 22 August 17.30 MRU Link for registration Speaker: Dr Bryan Williams, Chair of Medicine at University of College of London, Director of University College of London, Chairman - Elect of the European Council on Hypertension of the European Society of Cardiology, Past President of the British Hypertension Society (2001 - 2003), Chairman of the… Continue reading Live Webinar: New Insights into the Management Paradigm of hypertension in varied patient profile

Friday 14 August Webinar

All times Mauritius. Hexagon Nutrition Webinar: Nutrition in Renal Transplant Kidney failure poses significant challenges to maintaining adequate nutrition, most of which transplantation ameliorates. This webinar will take you through guidelines for prevalent metabolic and nutritional complications post-kidney transplantation and also evaluate changes in caloric intake and diet composition after transplantation. Speaker - Ms Zamurrud… Continue reading Friday 14 August Webinar

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

Live Webinars: week to July 4

Live: COVID-19, Moving Forward Together 30th Jun 2020 at 20:00 – 21:00 Presented in collaboration with the American College of Physicians and European Federation of Internal Medicine, this webinar will discuss what is needed to globally manage the COVID-19 pandemic, how to come together to find solutions as a worldwide internal medicine community, and be… Continue reading Live Webinars: week to July 4

Live: Stanford Medicine Project ECHO Diabetes in the Time of COVID-19.

This is a project by the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for all practitioners dealing with diabetes in the primary care setting (almost all practitioners in the Mauritian context!). "Now, more than ever, it is important for care teams in the primary care setting to support patients with diabetes to obtain achievable goals for… Continue reading Live: Stanford Medicine Project ECHO Diabetes in the Time of COVID-19.