Archive: Jun 2014

Diabetic Foot a Cinderella Condition: Team approach needed for a fairy tale ending.

June 25, 2014

Diabetic Foot: A Cinderella Condition, Needs a Team Approach Lisa Nainggolan June 20, 2014   Print Email   EDITORS' RECOMMENDATIONS New Drug a Possible Breakthrough for Diabetic Foot Ulcers? Antibiotics First Choice for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Improving Amputation Rates in the Diabetic Foot Patient   DRUG & REFERENCE INFORMATION Diabetic Lumbosacral Plexopathy Somogyi Phenomenon Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State     SAN FRANCISCO — Results from 2 new studies in diabetes-related foot complications indicate how vital it is for healthcare professionals to adopt a multidisciplinary team…

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Bariatric Surgery Legacy Effect

June 17, 2014

Bariatric Surgery Has Better Outcomes after 15 Years Bariatric surgery comes out ahead with greater weight loss, diabetes remission and less CVD complications than standard medical care….  Fifteen years after undergoing bariatric surgery, 30% of patients no longer had diabetes, but only 7% of patients who received usual care were in diabetes remission. These long-term findings from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) prospective, matched-cohort study by Lars Sjöström, MD, from Sahlgrenska University Hospital, in Gothenburg, Sweden, and colleagues was published…

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