Hajj, the world’s oldest and largest mass gathering, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. This course considers it in a clinical context, examining how people with diabetes can be supported to perform the rites safely.
From obscure origins in studies of lizard saliva, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) have become a staple of type 2 diabetes treatment. This course examines the ways in which they can aid type 2 diabetes management.
Transplants of insulin-producing islets offer the hope of glucose regulation without daily insulin injections. This course looks at advances in this exciting field of diabetes treatment and the challenges still to come.
Therapeutic inertia has been implicated as a significant contributory factor in suboptimal diabetes management. This course uses a Q&A format to explore the phenomenon, with particular focus on primary care.
Professor David Matthews/Diabetologia/Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology. Keeping abreast of the research on COVID-19 and diabetes is essential in these difficult times. The first in our new series of literature assessments is here to help.