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Prevention and Management of Diabetes Complications Part A (CVD, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia)


CVD is the major cause of morbidity and mortality for individuals with diabetes and the largest contributor to the direct and indirect costs of diabetes. Cardiovascular disease includes coronary disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.┬áThe common conditions coexisting with type 2 diabetes (e.g., hypertension and dyslipidemia) are clear risk factors for CVD, […]

The Management of Multiple Myeloma in Younger Patients


Therapy for multiple myeloma (MM) has advanced with gratifying speed over the past 5 to 7 years and with this progress, a degree of uncertainty has arisen about optimal approaches to therapy, particularly in the newly diagnosed patients. Indeed, using mordern therapeutic strategies, living with MM for a decade or longer has now become a […]

Glycemic Goals in Adult with Diabetes


Generally there are two primary techniques for health providers and patients to evaluate the effectiveness of the management plan on glycemic control: patient self-monitoring of blood glucose or interstitial glucose, and A1C. What should be emphasized is that A1C has a strong predictive value for diabetes complications. Hyperglycemia defines diabetes, and glycemic control is fundamental […]