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12-16-2021 | Hypoglycemia | Video

What is hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure?

Sambit Das gives the highlights of his ESICON presentation on the etiology and management of hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure.

11-24-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

DKA in pregnancy linked to high perinatal mortality rates

Diabetic ketoacidosis affects around one in 60 pregnant women with type 1 diabetes and is associated with “exceptionally high” perinatal mortality rates, shows research.

11-05-2021 | Hypoglycemia | News

Repeated nonsevere hypoglycemia warrants attention in type 2 diabetes

A high rate of nonsevere hypoglycemic episodes is associated with risk for severe hypoglycemia, major adverse cardiovascular events, and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes, shows an analysis of LEADER data.

VIEW FROM THE CLINIC | Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia presentations that require deviation from standard management are rare, but challenging. To learn how to proceed in such cases, read this series by Sanjay Kalra, outlining these instances and offering pragmatic advice.

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Improve your knowledge with a free medical education program

A blended independent educational program designed by Springer Healthcare IME, in collaboration with the International Hypoglycaemia Study Group (IHSG), for diabetes specialists, primary care physicians, and specialist diabetes nurses involved in the treatment and management of people with diabetes.

This program has been made possible with an educational grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.

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Program content

Interactive eLearning modules

Test your knowledge with two interactive activities authored by international diabetes experts:

  1. Initial introduction of therapy, looking at the most appropriate and individualized treatment plans to avoid the risk of hypoglycemia.
  2. Monitoring and follow-up, focusing on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data interpretation and treatment inertia.

Interactive map

Compare trial data from around the World as regional experts discuss the global burden of hypoglycemia.

Interactive glucose profiles

Guided by diabetes specialists, choose and explore different treatment paths by introducing new insulins and technologies.

Faculty: Professor Timothy Jones (Australia), Dr Emma Wilmot (UK)

Webcast

Watch experts in a lively debate presenting real-life patient cases, and discussing where newer therapies can be best utilized.

Faculty: Simon Heller (UK), Kamlesh Khunti (UK), Hermelinda C Pedrosa (Brazil), Elizabeth R Seaquist (USA)

Patient case studies

Test yourself with three expert-authored case studies involving patients presenting with hypoglycemia complications. What treatment advice would you give them?

Faculty: Professor Kamlesh Khunti (UK), Dr Yingying Luo (China), Professor Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard (Denmark)

Practical workshops

Watch hypothetical patient–doctor consultations covering patient fears and how to manage them. Learn with practical advice given by clinicians as they offer commentary and insights throughout the workshop.

Faculty: Professor Stephanie Amiel (UK), Professor Simon Heller (UK), Dr Emma Wilmot (UK)

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