Medical News

Exercise Training Reduces Musculoskeletal Pain in Type-2 Diabetes Patients

Musculoskeletal pain is more common in type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients rather than in general population. A first-of-its-kind study...

19 Jul, 2019

 
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Estimating Renal Threshold for Glucose Reabsorption before Initiating SGLT-2 Inhibitors, Important for T1DM Patients

A recent study advised on estimating the renal threshold for glucose reabsorption before initiating sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2)...

16 Jul, 2019

 
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Improving the Stepping Accuracy in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Patients through Combined Exercise and Visual Gaze Training

As compared to healthy people, diabetes patients suffering with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) place their feet less accurately whilst walking...

12 Jul, 2019

 
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Role of Dietary Fats Crucial in Mitigating the Risk of Death in Type-2 Diabetes Patients

Increasing dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), especially linoleic acid and marine n-3 PUFAs, to substitute saturated fatty acids...

12 Jul, 2019

 
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Key Trials

CREDENCE: Impact of Canagliflozin on Cardio-Renal Outcomes in T2DM Patients with CKD

According to the findings of the CREDENCE trial, canagliflozin rendered protection against renal and cardiovascular outcomes in type-2 diabetes...

SGLT2 Inhibitors for Prevention of CV and Renal Outcomes in T2DM Patients: Does the ASCVD Status Matter?

Findings of the study showed that SGLT2 inhibitors effectively reduce the risk of MACE, renal outcomes, and hospitalizations for HF in T2DM patients...

Regression in Albuminuria is Associated with Reduction in All-Cause Mortality in Insulin-Treated T2DM Patients

This large-scale study reaffirms albuminuria to be an independent marker of subsequent all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in insulin-...

Sustained Reduction in Incident Diabetes Even 3 Years after Withdrawal of Active SMS-based Lifestyle Intervention

An Indian study demonstrates persistent reduction in risk of T2DM even 3 years after withdrawal of active SMS-based lifestyle intervention.  

Patient Education

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common and most serious of the ocular complications of diabetes mellitus. This patient education leaflet on DR...

Diabetes Management During Ramadan

Fasting & feasting during Ramadan in diabetes patients is associated with altered glucose level which may lead to low or high blood sugar level....

Know More about Diabetes

Diabetes implies high blood sugar levels in blood. Find out more about the cause, risk factors and complications associated with this disease.

Yoga

The ancient science of yoga provides various health benefits to an individual. Know more about the ‘asanas’ that are beneficial for diabetes patients...

Our Publications

Mind Matters (Issue 3) - Role of Escitalopram in the Treatment of Comorbid Depression and Diabetes

The presence of depression in patients with diabetes mellitus is of vast importance, as it is usually associated with poor disease control, adverse...

Drug Therapy for Management of Hyperglycaemia

Brief information on the treatment strategy and selection of oral antihyperglycemic agents in type 2 diabetes is summarised in this document.

Diabetes Management Series: Cholesterol

Most relevant information on management of dyslipidemia, a common comorbidity observed in diabetes patients, has been summarised in this document.

Diabetes Management Series: Hypertension

Hypertension elevates the risk of micro-and macro-vascular complications in diabetes. Here is a summary on the BP treatment goals in diabetes...

Slide Library

Management of Diabetes during Ramadan

Fasting & feasting during Ramadan in diabetes patients is associated with increased risk of complications such as hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia,...

 
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Clinical Practice Recommendations: ADA 2014

This slide set summarizes the key 2014 clinical practice recommendations of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on the screening, diagnosis and...

 
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Diabetic Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is one of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetes mellitus. This slide set provides information on the...

 
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Treating Hypertension in Diabetics : Optimal Selection of Antihypertensive Therapy

Hypertension affects 20%-60% of diabetics. It substantially increases the risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in diabetes. This...

 
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Poll

Which is your preferred DPP4 inhibitor for your type 2 diabetes patients with ESRD?
Sitagliptin
21% (4 votes)
Vildagliptin
26% (5 votes)
Linagliptin
47% (9 votes)
No specific choice
5% (1 vote)
Don’t prefer a DPP4 inhibitor
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 19