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Status of OCT angiography for diabetic retinopathy

Free for a limited time Diabetic Retinopathy Review

The applications of OCTA in diabetic retinopathy continue to grow. In particular, ultrawide field OCTA and AI based on OCTA images are making advances in terms of diagnostic accuracy.

The double burden of type 1 diabetes and heart failure

Open Access Heart Failure Review

Patients with type 1 diabetes are at significantly increased risk of heart failure. Why? Discover the pathophysiology behind this relationship, and current recommendations for managing this dual morbidity.

Diabetic sarcopenia — a new comorbidity of diabetes

A proposed algorithm for the screening, diagnosis, and staging of diabetic sarcopenia, a comorbidity of type 2 diabetes that needs to be given more attention.

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Current Reviews

Clinical Utilisation of Wide-Field Optical Coherence Tomography and Angiography: A Narrative Review

Open Access Angiography REVIEW

Many important abnormalities of the vitreous, retina and choroid are predominantly located in the peripheral retina. In some retinal diseases with both central and peripheral manifestations, pathological structural or vascular changes can be …

The interaction between klotho protein and epigenetic alteration in diabetes and treatment options

Epigenetics Review article

Klotho has been demonstrated to possess anti-aging properties, as evidenced by its ability to increase the lifespan of mice by 30% and provide protection against various illnesses, particularly those affecting renal tissue [ 1 ]. The predominant …

Foam Dressings for Wound Healing

Open Access Venous Leg Ulcer REVIEW

Non-healing wounds are a significant challenge facing millions of people around the world and requiring large healthcare spending globally. Up to $28 billion dollars in American Medicare spending is allocated to chronic wounds annually [ 1 ]. This …

Case Studies

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Type 1 diabetes and chronic kidney disease – monitoring glucose levels during pregnancy

This case indicates that capillary blood glucose monitoring should be used alongside intermittently scanned CGM when pregnancy is complicated by type 1 diabetes and CKD.

Acute-onset blindness due to severe metabolic lactic acidosis

Open Access Metformin Case Study

Metformin-associated lactic acidosis can cause acute blindness, but vision may be recovered by timely treatment of acidosis. Physicians should be aware that even if patients have severe metabolic acidosis they can still have stable vital signs.

eLearning | Infographic (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

Digital Treatment Map (Link opens in a new window)

Practical, expert-led digital map designed to guide treatment of type 2 diabetes with GLP‑1RAs.

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

Supported by:
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
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

Automatic Detection of 30 Fundus Diseases Using Ultra-Widefield Fluorescein Angiography with Deep Experts Aggregation

Open Access Angiography ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Millions of people in the world suffer from ocular fundus diseases such as diabetic retinopathy (DR) [ 1 ], retinal vein occlusion (RVO) [ 2 ], age-related macular degeneration (AMD) [ 3 ], retinal detachment (RD) [ 4 ], optic neuropathy, and …

Clinical Utilisation of Wide-Field Optical Coherence Tomography and Angiography: A Narrative Review

Open Access Angiography REVIEW

Many important abnormalities of the vitreous, retina and choroid are predominantly located in the peripheral retina. In some retinal diseases with both central and peripheral manifestations, pathological structural or vascular changes can be …

Foam Dressings for Wound Healing

Open Access Venous Leg Ulcer REVIEW

Non-healing wounds are a significant challenge facing millions of people around the world and requiring large healthcare spending globally. Up to $28 billion dollars in American Medicare spending is allocated to chronic wounds annually [ 1 ]. This …