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Jairia Dela Cruz, Yesterday
In older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), glucose control appears to influence survival such that both high and low glycated haemoglobin values are associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality, as shown in a study from Hong Kong. More importantly, very low HbA1c levels (<6.0 percent) pose the highest risk increase.
3 days ago
Distress occurs commonly among elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a recent study, suggesting increased attention to psychological aspects of T2DM.
3 days ago
A recent meta-analysis has found that diagnostic tests for Cushing syndrome (CS) are highly sensitive and specific, with dexamethasone suppression test (DST) being the most sensitive and the 24-hour urinary free cortisol (UFC) being less sensitive. Specificity is comparable among first-line tests.
4 days ago
Elderly patients with hypothyroidism are at increased risk of all-cause mortality, but not cardiovascular mortality, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis have shown.
5 days ago
Treatment with glucagon‐like peptide‐1 receptor agonists (GLP‐1RAs) and sodium‐glucose cotransporter‐2 inhibitors (SGLT2is) yields significant blood pressure (BP) reductions, as driven by weight loss, in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 6 days ago

Young gynaecological cancer survivors have an increased risk of bone mineral density (BMD) reductions and osteoporosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at SGO 20/20.

29 Apr ck棋牌
Gestational weight gain (GWG), both high and low, appears to increase the risk of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) across body mass index (BMI) groups, suggests a recent study. However, low weight gain and weight loss in women with class 3 obesity may lower the risk of SMM.
Special Reports
Roshini Claire Anthony, 23 Apr ck棋牌

Dropping aspirin after 3 months of dual therapy with ticagrelor reduced bleeding in patients with diabetes who have undergone PCI* vs taking both agents for 1 year, the TWILIGHT-DM** study has shown, consistent with benefits seen in TWILIGHT for other high-risk patients.

08 Apr ck棋牌
This is the first issue in a series of five articles celebrating the fifth anniversary of EMPA-REG OUTCOME’s trial data release. This issue brings insight to the trial’s background, study design and key results.
10 Mar ck棋牌
In a dinner symposium organised by Boehringer Ingelheim Malaysia, Dr Alice Cheng spoke on how cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) have evolved and impacted the use of antihyperglycaemic agents such as sodium-glucosecotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2i) and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) in clinical practice.
26 Feb ck棋牌
At the AstraZeneca sponsored-symposium, held in conjunction with Diabetes Asia 2019, a panel of distinguished speakers spoke about the importance of preventing cardiovascular (CV) and renal complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), in addition to addressing glucose control. Chaired by Professor Dato’ Dr Mafauzy Mohamed, the panel discussed updated outcomes of landmark studies supporting the benefit of dapagliflozin (Forxiga®, AstraZeneca) in patients with T2DM.
24 Feb ck棋牌
In a lecture tour series organised by Boehringer Ingelheim Malaysia, Professor Michael Cummings spoke on the latest linagliptin analyses that shed new light on the long-term safety profile of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor across a broad range of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
29 Nov 2019
Saxagliptin 5 mg, dapagliflozin 10 mg FC tab
26 Nov 2019
At a recent Boehringer Ingelheim-sponsored symposium held in conjunction with the 10th Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society Annual Congress, two distinguished speakers spoke on the latest updates in glucose-lowering therapy for the treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and highlighted some important cardiovascular outcome trial results of these antidiabetic agents.
Conference Reports
Elaine Soliven, 21 Apr ck棋牌
Adding liraglutide to first-line lifestyle therapy led to a significantly reduced BMI standard-deviation score (BMI SDS*) among obese adolescents who failed to respond to lifestyle therapy alone, according to a study presented at ENDO ck棋牌.
Audrey Abella, 14 Apr ck棋牌
The investigational, oral formulation of octreotide appeared to be effective and safe as maintenance treatment for adults with acromegaly, according to the results of the phase III OPTIMAL* study presented at ENDO ck棋牌.
Pearl Toh, 13 Apr ck棋牌
Use of thyroid replacement therapy in older people with isolated elevations in TSH* was associated with a significantly increased risk of death than those who were left untreated, according to the BLSA** study presented at ENDO ck棋牌 — which raises the possibility of overtreatment in these older adults.
Audrey Abella, 09 Apr ck棋牌
The human monoclonal anti-IGF-1R* antibody teprotumumab was effective in reducing proptosis or eye bulging in patients with the rare thyroid eye disease (TED) regardless of age, gender, and/or smoking status, according to pooled data presented at ENDO ck棋牌.
Pearl Toh, 08 Apr ck棋牌
Maintaining a good control of blood glucose level may slow down the decline of cognitive function in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) after a lacunar stroke, suggests a post hoc analysis of the SPS3* trial presented at the ENDO ck棋牌 Virtual Meeting.
Audrey Abella, 06 Apr ck棋牌
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) run a higher risk of death, suggested data presented at ENDO ck棋牌.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 17 Dec 2019

Multiple analyses of the DAPA-HF* trial have shown that dapagliflozin, in addition to standard therapy, reduces the risk of multiple heart failure (HF) outcomes including cardiovascular (CV) death and hospitalization for HF (HHF) in patients with HF and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), with the effects consistent regardless of age and type 2 diabetes (T2D) status.

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