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ESICON 2019 

Hotel Le Meridien, Nagpur,  21 November 2019 -24 November 2019


Conferences
What are the patients' perceptions regarding diabetes in today's time?
Dr Shailesh Pitale, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Patients have become more aware now. They consult their doctors as soon as they sense that something is wrong. As a result, patients are being diagnosed early. ...MORE
674 Views
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Is self-monitoring of blood glucose beneficial?
Dr Sunil Ambulkar, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) has become an integral part of diabetes care. It helps in formulating new drug regimens and optimizing the existing regi ...MORE
599 Views
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Is psychological assessment important in diabetes care?
Dr Shashank Joshi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Many people with diabetes have depression that may manifest as poor adherence to diet, medication and SMBG. This can have an adverse impact on the overall manag ...MORE
594 Views
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How can the burden of obesity be reduced in diabetes patients?
Dr SV Madhu, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
There are limited therapeutic options to treat obesity. Higher doses of metformin and drugs like SGLT-2 inhibitors can reduce weight in patients with diabetes. ...MORE
631 Views
0 Comments

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Inherited Forms of Diabetes
Prof Nihal Thomas, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Separation of other forms of young-onset diabetes from inherited forms should be primarily sought.Delineating a Pedigree chart with an insight into other syndro ...MORE
596 Views
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At what level of vitamin D would you replace?
Dr Ameya Joshi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Replacement is needed below a vitamin D level of 30 ng/mL.Is daily vitamin D better than monthly?For correction of deficiency, either weekly or daily preparatio ...MORE
567 Views
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What are the most common causes of adrenal insufficiency?
Dr Jugal Gada, Mumbai, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Primary adrenal insufficiency (AI) is more common than secondary (pituitary) AI. Commonest cause of AI in India still would be tuberculosis; however, autoimmune ...MORE
582 Views
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What is the ideal HbA1c for a diabetes patient?
Dr Pramod Gandhi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
An HbA1c level of <7% is recommended by most guidelines. However, it must be understood that treatment needs to be individualized according to each patient a ...MORE
578 Views
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At what cut-off should subclinical hypothyroidism be mandatorily treated?
Dr Parimal Tayde, Nagpur, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Guidelines generally recommend thyroid hormones for adults with thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels above 10 mIU/L. For those with lower TSH levels, most g ...MORE
566 Views
0 Comments

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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 1)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
I (the doctor) have done nothing that any reasonable prudent doctor would not have done (act of commission) nor I have refrained from doing anything, which a re ...MORE
564 Views
0 Comments

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What are the various testosterone therapy preparations available?
Dr Girish Parmar, Mumbai, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The testosterone therapy preparations that are commonly available include testosterone injections (enanthate, cypionate, undecanoate), patches, gels and tablets ...MORE
576 Views
0 Comments

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What is the best treatment for acromegaly?
Dr AG Unnikrishnan, Pune, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The best treatment strategy is surgical excision of the tumor. Residual disease can be managed by medical or radiotherapy.How do you manage prolactinoma in preg ...MORE
577 Views
0 Comments

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Artiificial Intelligence in Diabetes Mellitus
Dr KM Prasanna Kumar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diabetology needs an adaptation process to incorporate new tools for diabetes management. Technology and particularly sensors and computer applications have bec ...MORE
556 Views
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Adult Turner Management
Dr Arpandev Bhattacharyya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Turner syndrome (TS) is the commonest chromosomal abnormality in females.It is an important cause of short stature and primary ovarian insufficiency in females. ...MORE
582 Views
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Genetics of Glucose Dysregulation in Newborn
Dr Sudha Rao Mumbai, Maharashtra, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Gluconeogenic and glycogenolytic enzymes are immature in utero.The maximum risk of hypoglycemia is in the first 24 hours of life and definitely not after 72 hou ...MORE
559 Views
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Osteoporosis and CKD - What is New?
Prof (Dr) Peter R Ebeling, Australia, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Fracture risk and fracture-related complications and costs are higher in type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.DXA T score does cla ...MORE
659 Views
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Congenital Hypothyroidism - Indian Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosis and Management
Dr Sadish Kumar Kamalanathan, Puducherry, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Universal newborn screening (NBS) for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the need of the hour in India. Recall for rescreening and subsequent venous confirmatory ...MORE
575 Views
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DPP-4 Inhibitors: Effects Beyond Glycemic Control
Dr Sanjay Kalra Karnal, Haryana, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors play a role in simplifying diabetes management and are featured in international guidelines.DPP-4 inhibitors are assoc ...MORE
588 Views
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Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Indian Perspective
Dr Abhay Kumar Sahoo, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The prevalence rates of diabetes are rising rapidly both in urban and rural India. Education is the cornerstone of diabetes care (WHO). Indian Diabetes Preventi ...MORE
632 Views
0 Comments

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MedLegal Issues
Adv Mahendrakumar Bajpai, New Delhi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Law and medicine are two different sciences. Medicine is therapy/indication specific.Law is specialty neutral. It has nothing to say on the science of medicine/ ...MORE
569 Views
0 Comments

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How to Plan and Implement Basic Science Research? My Experience as a clinician
Dr Sujoy Ghosh, Kolkata, West Bengal, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Problems of basic science research – A clinician has no formal training; He/she has no set up; He/she becomes sample provider; He/she has insight into mea ...MORE
595 Views
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Interview
Dr Tejal Lathia, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
What is your Advice to Upcoming Endocrinologists and Diabetologists?I would advice them to do more research and collate the data. It is important to talk about ...MORE
598 Views
0 Comments

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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 2)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
I am a qualified doctor (….degrees), have received many honors (………………), have over ............ years of experi ...MORE
569 Views
0 Comments

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Diagnostic Challenges in Cushing's Syndrome
Dr Rama Walia Chandigarh, Punjab, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome is enigmatic.Clinical, biochemical and radiological features may not go hand-in-hand.0800 h cortisol is not employed for e ...MORE
616 Views
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PPAR Targets: Future of Glitazones/Glitazars
Brig (Dr) Narendra Kotwal New Delhi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists work as integrators of inflammatory and metabolic signaling networks; work as lipid sensors; repress ...MORE
584 Views
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Alpha Beta Crosstalk: Beta to Alpha Cells and Back!
Dr Madhukar Mittal, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Biological crosstalk – Components of one signal transduction pathway affect another in a number of ways, most common form being crosstalk between proteins ...MORE
603 Views
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Solitary Thyroid Nodule: What's New in Approach?
Dr Bipin Kumar Sethi, Hyderabad, Telangana, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
High resolution ultrasound can detect thyroid nodules in 19-68% individuals. Approximately 1 in 2 people may have incidental thyroid nodules.The frequency is hi ...MORE
610 Views
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Adrenal Insufficiency: Changing Concepts in Management
Prof (Dr) Paul M Stewart UK, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Morbidity and increased mortality in patients with adrenal insufficiency is unacceptable. Management of adrenal crisis is currently inadequate.Morbidity is rela ...MORE
574 Views
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CAH: Newer Insights in Etiology and Management
Prof (Dr) Richard Auchus, US, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
11-oxygenated 19-carbon (11oxC19) steroids are elevated in both men and women with classic 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21OHD). 11oxC19 steroids are specific biom ...MORE
581 Views
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Clinical Applications of AMH
Dr Mala Dharmalingam, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), initially considered as a male hormone, has emerged as an invaluable tool for assessment of ovarian function in childhood, ad ...MORE
587 Views
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Approach to ADAM
Dr KVS Hari Kumar, Panchkula, Haryana, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Androgen deficiency in aging male (ADAM) is functional hypogonadism and is a diagnosis of exclusion.Sexual symptoms (erectile dysfunction and reduced sexual tho ...MORE
573 Views
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Graves' Disease: Predictors of Remission
Dr KM Prasanna Kumar Bengaluru, Karnataka, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Hyperthyroidism relapses in the majority of patients with Graves’ disease treated with antithyroid drug (ATD).Among different clinical and laboratory feat ...MORE
616 Views
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Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Global Perspective
Dr Ashok Kumar Das, Puducherry, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Triad of modalities in preventing type 2 diabetes – Diet, exercise and medication.Lifestyle intervention can prevent type 2 diabetes onset. Several random ...MORE
564 Views
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Obesity and Fertility
Dr Sarita Bajaj, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Obesity in men and women is associated with impaired reproductive function.Preconceptional counseling for obese couples should address the reproductive and mate ...MORE
604 Views
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Stem Cell Therapy in Diabetes
Dr Ganapathi B Bengaluru, Karnataka, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Stem cell therapies for type 1 diabetes are novel.The use of stem cells in the generation of a renewable source of b-cells remains a promising reality.A meta-an ...MORE
570 Views
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Thyroid Storm
Dr RV Jayakumar, Cochin, Kerala, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Thyroid storm is an important endocrine emergency. Suspect the condition in any severely ill patient with tachycardia, high fever and a thyroid swelling. Early ...MORE
596 Views
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Ectopic ACTH-Producing Cushings Syndrome
Prof Nihal Thomas, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
This is an important differential diagnosis for adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-dependent Cushing’s syndrome. It has a more rapid and fulminant onset w ...MORE
546 Views
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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 3)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The complications which occurred in this case are well-described in literature (quote a reference) and cannot amount to negligence. Whatever happened during tre ...MORE
565 Views
0 Comments

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Primary Aldosteronism: Expanding Spectrum
Prof (Dr) Richard Auchus US, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Adrenal venous sampling (AVS) is the gold standard for primary aldosteronism (PA).Biochemical and radiographic tests do not reliably distinguish aldosterone-pro ...MORE
578 Views
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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Indians - Novel Insights
Prof (Dr) SV Madhu, New Delhi, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus continues to rise.The way our body handles meal-related surges in lipids and the associated postprandial triglyceride dys ...MORE
617 Views
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Nonglycemic Effects of SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Dr Shashank Joshi Mumbai, Maharashtra, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Nonglycemic benefits with sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT‑2) inhibitors – Metabolic benefits, weight/fat loss benefits, cardiovascular (CV) ben ...MORE
550 Views
0 Comments

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Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy
Dr Mathew John, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy and lactation are physiological processes that have significant implications for calcium and vitamin D metabolism.The deficiency of calcium and vitami ...MORE
620 Views
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Vitamin D Deficiency in India - Is it a Hype/Reality?
Dr Hemant Phatale Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Country-wide studies have reported vitamin D deficiency in as high as 70-100% of ostensibly healthy individuals. There is a high prevalence of vitamin D deficie ...MORE
559 Views
0 Comments

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Fertility Preservation in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Prof Jubbin Jagan Jacob, Ludhiana, Punjab, 27 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Oncology
Better survival among adolescents and young adults with cancer means that fertility issues become important among survivors.Current recommendations from America ...MORE
582 Views
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