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Open Access Diabetes-associated Diseases Case Study

Necrotizing myopathy in a woman with type 1 diabetes

Identifying the cause of muscle necrosis can be a diagnostic challenge, as shown by this case of diabetic myonecrosis complicated by pyomyositis and abscess caused by Escherichia coli.

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Managing lipids in diabetic kidney disease

Open Access Diabetic Nephropathy Review

People with diabetic kidney disease have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease but good lipid management can improve outcomes. Find out more with these practical recommendations.

Suboptimal CKD screening in people with type 2 diabetes

08-07-2024 Diabetic Nephropathy News

As many as three-quarters of US adults with type 2 diabetes are not being routinely screened for indicators of chronic kidney disease.

Routine stress testing provides no protection in ACS after PCI

Routine cardiac stress testing is no better than standard care in patients with acute coronary syndrome following successful PCI.

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Insulins Clinical Trial Summary

At a glance: The ONWARDS insulin icodec trials

A round-up of the ONWARDS phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the novel weekly insulin icodec in people with diabetes.

Developed by: Springer Medicine

Using CGM to optimize type 2 diabetes management with non-intensive insulin treatment in primary care

With the growing importance of primary care in diabetes, this podcast discusses the evidence on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use, the role of primary healthcare, and practical tips for interpreting the ambulatory glucose profile (AGP) report. 

Supported by: Abbott Diabetes Care

Prof. Samuel Seidu
Developed by: Adis

Case Studies

Necrotizing myopathy in a woman with type 1 diabetes

Open Access Diabetes-associated Diseases Case Study

Identifying the cause of muscle necrosis can be a diagnostic challenge, as shown by this case of diabetic myonecrosis complicated by pyomyositis and abscess caused by Escherichia coli.

Overlooked effect of angiotensin receptor–neprilysin inhibitor

Caution is needed when assessing insulin secretion capability and nephropathy in patients with diabetes who are being treated with an angiotensin receptor–neprilysin inhibitor.

Nonketotic hyperglycemia hemichorea-hemiballismus

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

HC-HB is a rare movement disorder that can occur in patients with poorly controlled diabetes and hyperglycemia without ketoacidosis. The mainstay of treatment is prompt correction of hyperglycemia.

Webinar | 08-11-2023 | 18:00 (CET)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

Prof. Mike Lean
Prof. Falko Sniehotta
Developed by: Springer Medicine

Current Reviews

Anti-VEGF therapy for the long-term management of diabetic macular edema: a treat-to-target strategy based on macular morphology

Open Access Edema Review Article

In an aging population, the prevalence and burden of diabetes mellitus, diabetic retinopathy, and vision-threatening diabetic macular edema (DME) are only expected to rise around the world. Similarly to other complications of diabetes mellitus …

Diabetic Neuropathy: A Guide to Pain Management

Diabetic Neuropathy Hot Topics in Pain and Headache

Diabetic neuropathy, also known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), is the most frequent complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) and can affect up to 50% of patients with DM during their lifetime [ 1 ]. Defined as “the presence of symptoms …

Retina Fundus Photograph-Based Artificial Intelligence Algorithms in Medicine: A Systematic Review

Open Access Artificial Intelligence REVIEW

We conducted a systematic review of research in artificial intelligence (AI) for retinal fundus photographic images. We highlighted the use of various AI algorithms, including deep learning (DL) models, for application in ophthalmic and …

Association between choroidal thickness and diabetic macular edema: a meta-analysis

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a prevalent complication of diabetes mellitus and is one of the major causes of visual loss in the working-age population worldwide. It is estimated that diabetic macular edema (DME) affects approximately 6.8% of …

CME & eLearning

Vodcasts | Case Scenarios (Link opens in a new window)

Expert guidance on the multidisciplinary approach to identifying and managing chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes, plus patient scenarios to assist your decision-making and put the latest clinical guidelines into context.

This program is not available to users in the UK and US.

Supported by:
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

eLearning | Infographics (Link opens in a new window)

An independent educational program featuring simulated patient consultations. Make knowledge-based decisions on diagnosis and management of CKD with and without co-morbidities, and learn from experts Kevin Fernando and David Wheeler.

Supported by:
  • AstraZeneca
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Webcast | Videos (Link opens in a new window)

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Discussion-based webcast addressing the causes of clinical inertia in type 2 diabetes.

Supported by:
  • Lilly
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

Healthcare costs and medical utilization patterns associated with painful and severe painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Open Access Diabetic Foot Original Article

Diabetes prevalence rates have been increasing in recent years, making it one of the most common diseases in the world. In 2019 in the United States, it was estimated that ~37.3 million people had some form of diabetes (diabetes type 1, 2, or …

The Role of Widefield Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Assessing the Severity of Diabetic Retinopathy

Open Access Diabetic Retinopathy ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Optimal management of patients with diabetic retinopathy (DR) requires that physicians be able to accurately characterize the disease severity. Several grading systems are used to classify DR, including the widely used Early Treatment of Diabetic …

Anti-VEGF therapy for the long-term management of diabetic macular edema: a treat-to-target strategy based on macular morphology

Open Access Edema Review Article

In an aging population, the prevalence and burden of diabetes mellitus, diabetic retinopathy, and vision-threatening diabetic macular edema (DME) are only expected to rise around the world. Similarly to other complications of diabetes mellitus …

Metabolomic and lipidomic profiling of the spinal cord in type 2 diabetes mellitus rats with painful neuropathy

Open Access Diabetic Neuropathy Research

In this paper we investigated lipid and metabolite changes in diabetic neuropathy, using untargeted lipidomics and metabolomics analyses of the spinal cords from streptozotocin-treated diabetic rats.170 metabolites and 45 lipids were dysregulated …