Want to Defeat Diabetes? Take Care of Women!

Want to Defeat Diabetes? Take Care of Women!

November 30, 2017 at 1:26 PM 0 comments

Dr Muthuswamy Balasubramanyam Dean of Research Studies and Senior Scientist, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India baluglobaldiab@gmail.com  A Message for World Diabetes Day The recently released Eighth Edition of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Atlas reported that 425 million adults worldwide have been diagnosed with diabetes; India alone is home toRead More

New Markers Predict Accelerated Diabetic Eye Disease!

May 9, 2017 at 8:49 AM 0 comments

Muthuswamy Balasubramanyam Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF); Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai, India baluglobaldiab@gmail.com Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the late complications of diabetes and it usually affects people who have had diabetes for a considerable duration of time. New research fromRead More

Prize Winners at the 52nd EASD Annual Meeting 2016

Prize Winners at the 52nd EASD Annual Meeting 2016

October 27, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

The EASD Annual Meeting saw the presentation of several major prizes and research fellowships. In this section we introduce you to the distinguished recipients, providing an overview of their work, alongside details of the prizes themselves. Claude Bernard Lectureship The Claude Bernard Lectureship is the EASD’s highest honour. This medalRead More

Vital Lessons from Nigerian Mums on Diabetes

July 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM 0 comments

*Paul Olusegun Adepoju Lecturer, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Babcock University, Ogun state, Nigeria *Correspondence to adepojupaul@gmail.com “Paul, that sugar you are adding to your tea is too much,” said my mother as I added the fourth cube to my teacup. She would say the same thing when anyone around herRead More

A Call from a Patient to Openly Discuss Body Image in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

July 12, 2016 at 3:31 PM 0 comments

*Margot Vanfleteren Young Leader in Diabetes; Lions Young Ambassador 21st Century Award; Student Health Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands *Correspondence to margot.k.vanfleteren@gmail.com Diabetes is a non-communicable disease (NCD) meaning that it often cannot be seen. After 20 years of living with Type 1 diabetes I am lucky to have noRead More

How Raising a Daughter with Diabetes Made an Advocate of Dr Kevin R Campbell

How Raising a Daughter with Diabetes Made an Advocate of Dr Kevin R Campbell

, February 25, 2015 at 4:31 PM 0 comments

Interview with Dr Kevin Campbell, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA, by Tom Klar, Editorial Administrator for EMJ. EMJ recently sat down with a previous contributor to this blog, Dr Kevin Campbell, at the UK launch of his new book ‘Women andRead More

Does the Future Realistically Hold a Cure for Diabetes?

October 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM 0 comments

Ms. Anne Philips An emotive title for this blog, however, could be: is this actually a realistic option in the future? As the evidence is emerging about potential opportunities to delay or prevent Type 1 and 2 diabetes (T1D/T2D), the stage is set for a very exciting few years aheadRead More