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ESICON 2018 

MAYFAIR Convention, Bhubaneswar,  15 November 2018 -18 November 2018


Conferences
Endocrine Disruptors Impacting Daily Lives
Prof Shashank R Joshi, Mumbai, 17 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
In our everyday life, we breathe, eat and live in an environment which has a huge impact due to environmental disruption by chemical substances.Its linked not o ...MORE
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Time 2 Do More in India
Dr Ambrish Mithal, New Delhi and Dr Paivi Maria Paldanius, 17 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Time 2 Do More in Diabetes Project Mission: To identify barriers in improving the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and understand ways these can be ...MORE
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Diagnosis and Management of PHEO
Prof Karel Pacak, USA, 17 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Pheochromocytomas (PHEOs) are chromaffin – neural crest cell tumors characterized by catecholamine production and catecholamine metabolites (metanephrines ...MORE
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An Endocrinologists Perspective of Life
Dr Manoj Chadha, Mumbai, 17 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
An Endocrinologist is faced with many challenges in life; admission to DM program, finding a right partner, dilemma between academic post vs. consulting practic ...MORE
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Predictors of Osteoporotic Fractures: Strengths and Weaknesses
Prof Nikhil Tandon, New Delhi, 17 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Orthopedics
Predictors of osteoporotic fractures include: bone mass - bone mineral density (BMD); clinical risk factors (CRFs) – FRAX (fracture risk assessment tool); ...MORE
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Digital Diabetology: Daily practicalities
Unnikrishnan AG, Pune, 18 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
Trust your patient, but do not let that stop you from verifying records if a discrepancy is noted.Rule out other causes of false rise in HbA1c.Consider the poss ...MORE
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Management of neuroendocrine tumours
Dr Karel Pacak, USA, 18 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Classification of NETs – Carcinoids and gastroenteropancreatic tumors (GEPs); Chromaffin cell tumors; Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN)1-, MEN2-, neurofi ...MORE
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Teneligliptin: Recent Evidences
Dr Sujoy Ghosh, Kolkata, 18 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Teneligliptin is a specific DPP-4 inhibitor with dual excretion through hepatic and renal routes.No dose adjustment is required in hepatic (mild and moderate) o ...MORE
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PN Shah Oration - In-hospital management of diabetes mellitus
Dr Arpan Dev Bhattacharya, Bengaluru, 18 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
Diabetes control in hospital is important.The target needs to be clear.Insulin is certainly the agent of choice.TEAM approach is the KEY to success.Regular audi ...MORE
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Thyroid microcarcinomas - To treat or not
Dr Bipin Kumar Sethi, Hyderabad, 18 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine
Increasing surveillance has led to detection of many thyroid nodules that the patients would have lived (and died) happily with!Detection of a nodule should not ...MORE
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What is Individual Social Responsibility?
Prof Dr KK Aggarwal, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Public Health
As individuals, we are not isolated units, but are a part of the society we live in. All of us are connected to each other. “Vasudhaiva kutumbakam” ...MORE
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Treating the Elderly Patient with Type 2 Diabetes: Striking a Balance
Prof Nilanjan Sengupta, Kolkata, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
In case of newly diagnosed T2DM in elderly, it is difficult to change long-maintained eating habits. In the elderly, decreased appetite, unpredictable meal cons ...MORE
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Diabetes Insipidus: Challenges in Diagnosis
Dr Joseph G Verbalis, USA, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diabetes insipidus is a syndrome characterized by hypotonic polyuria: 24-h urine volume >50 mL/kg under conditions of ad lib intake; urine S.G. <1.010; ab ...MORE
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CV Outcome of Canagliflozin
Dr Anirban Majumdar, Kolkata, 19 November 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The CANVAS Program integrated data from two trials with a total of 10,142 participants with type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular (CV) risk. The primary outco ...MORE
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Diabetes and Inflammation
Dr Mangesh Tiwaskar, Mumbai, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The association between hyperglycemia and inflammation is well-established now. Antidiabetes drugs may alleviate inflammation by reducing hyperglycemia, but the ...MORE
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Artificial Sweeteners: Sweet or Sour
Dr Madhukar Mittal, Lucknow, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Sugar is said to be the “New Cigarette!”India’s domestic sugar requirement is estimated to touch record 30 million tons by the year 2020. ...MORE
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Impact of Vitamin D Deficiency Across Life Stages: Strategies to Overcome this Public Health Problem
Maj Gen RK Marwaha (Rtd), Delhi, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Public Health
 Poor bone health is responsible for causation of 8.9 million fractures annually worldwide. Lifetime risk for hip, vertebral and wrist fracture is 30-40%. ...MORE
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Post-transplant Diabetes: Current Understandings
Dr Debmalya Sanyal, Kolkata, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Transplantation
Transplant patients may have pre-existing diabetes, develop post-transplant diabetes or transient post-op hyperglycemia. Post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM ...MORE
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Management of Acromegaly
Dr Krishna G Seshadri, Chennai, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
IGF-1 and GH are important assays used for the diagnosis of acromegaly. Normal IGF1 excludes acromegaly. In acromegalic patients after surgery, a hypointense T2 ...MORE
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Premix Insulins: Evidence and Clinical Relevance
Dr Subhash Kumar Wangnoo, New Delhi, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Premix insulins provide the convenience of having 2 variable acting insulins in the same dose. It enables the healthcare provider to address to fasting and post ...MORE
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Ultrafast-acting Insulins: Future Directions and Clinical Possibilities
Dr Antonio Ceriello Milan, Italy, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Ultrafast-acting insulins are rationally designed as a closer approach to the physiological mealtime insulin action. Faster acting insulin aspart is an ultrafas ...MORE
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Low-carb High Fat Diet - A Boon in Obesity Management?
Dr A Premkumar, Dr Karthik Balachandran, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dr A Premkumar (For the Motion)Present dietary recommendations are flawed.FAT is GOOD!The present carbohydrate intake is very high and is driving the Diabesity ...MORE
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Debate: Bariatric Surgery - Are We Loosing Battle to Surgeons?
Dr Mohit Bhandari, Dr Sachin Chittawar, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dr Mohit Bhandari (For the Motion)There should be no battle between bariatric surgeons and Endocrinologists.We should together battle the chronic recalcitrant d ...MORE
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Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes
Dr Vineet K Surana, New Delhi, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is a therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms through the use of a specifically tailore ...MORE
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Immune Check Point Inhibitors: Endocrine Consequences
Dr Anil Bhansali, Chandigarh, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Evolution of immune check point inhibitors (ICPi) is a breakthrough in the management of metastatic carcinomas. ICPi include CTLA-4 inhibitor ipilimumab; PD-1 i ...MORE
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Diabetic Foot and Intensive Glycemic Control
Dr Altamash Shaikh, Mumbai, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #General Surgery
Patients with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of macro- and microvascular disease. In type 2 diabetes, intensive glycemic control has been associated with ...MORE
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Pharmacotherapeutics in Obesity Management
Dr KD Modi, Hyderabad, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Initiate drug therapy only after a careful evaluation of risks and benefits. Antiobesity drugs can be useful adjuncts to diet and exercise for obese subjects wi ...MORE
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Craniopharyngioma: Genetics and management perspective
Dr Carles Gaston, Massuet, 19 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Craniopharyngiomas (CPs) are tumors that arise from the pituitary gland. They are of two types – Adamantinomatous (aCPs), and papillary (pCPs).Genotyping ...MORE
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Interesting Case Scenarios in Endocrinology
Dr CM Batra, New Delhi, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Pituitary metastasis from thyroid – Only 22 cases had been reported till 2012. From 2013 to 2017, 12 more cases of pituitary metastasis have been reported ...MORE
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Aim at Achieving a Parasympathetic State of Mind
Prof Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Every adversity is an opportunity to learn, so giving up is not the answerA new UK research has found that people can die simply because they’ve given up, ...MORE
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Approach to Short Stature
Dr Jayaprakash P, Kochi, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Shortness is defined as, “below 3rd percentile or 2 SD below the mean;’ excessively short for MPF or TH; or growth velocity <25th percentile over ...MORE
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DM Examination Simulation
, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A session on DM Examination Simulation was conducted by Prof Nikhil Tandon, Prof SK Singh, Prof Shubahankar Chowdhury, Prof Rajesh Rajput and Prof Mala Dharmali ...MORE
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Endocrine Quiz
Dr V Sri Nagesh, Dr Belinda George, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The preliminary round of an Endocrine Quiz was conducted by quiz masters Dr V Sri Nagesh and Dr Belinda George wherein teams from different colleges were provid ...MORE
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Neuroradiology: Practical Tips for Endocrinologists
Prof Niranjan Khandelwal, Chandigarh, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Sellar dimensions on plain radiograph – Anteroposterior diameter: 17 mm (range 5-16 mm); depth: 13 mm; width: 16 mm (range 10-15 mm); area on lateral ...MORE
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Endocrine Premier League
, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The first of its kind Endocrine Premier League was conducted at this year’s ESICON with refrees Dr R Santosh and Dr Awadhesh Singh and umpires Dr Ani ...MORE
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Gamma Camera and SPECT Imaging in Endocrinology
Dr Ishita Sen, Delhi, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Conventional nuclear medicine techniques can be tools for problem solving in Endocrinology. Investigations should be tailored to answer specific clinical query. ...MORE
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Spotters in Endocrinology
Dr Arun Choudhury, Cuttack, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
The session was specially organized by Dr Arun Choudhury as an interactive session for DM trainees. Various pictorial slides of radioimaging and clinical signs ...MORE
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Theranostics in Endocrinology - Current Perspective
Dr CS Bal, New Delhi, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Theranostics refers to the treatment strategies that combine diagnostic testing with targeted therapy, which is the epitome of personalized medicine.Radioiodine ...MORE
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Hyperprolactinemia and Infertility
Dr Muthu Kumaran Jayapaul, Chennai, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pathological hyperprolactinemia may cause defective ovulation and reduced fecundability. Known physiological and pharmacological causes of hyperprolactinemia mu ...MORE
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Role of PET-CT Imaging in Endocrinology
Dr Kanhaiyalal Agrawal, Bhubaneswar, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Radiology vs. Nuclear Medicine – Radiology (X-ray, CT) gives a transmission image and is associated with increased radiation dose. Nuclear Medicine gives ...MORE
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Approach to a Patient of Hypercalcemia
Dr P Velayutham, Coimbatore, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Hypercalcemia is defined as serum calcium levels more than 2 SD above mean. Serum calcium in normal adults is between 8.6 and 10.4 mg/dL. Severe hypercalce ...MORE
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Management of Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Prof Gary D Hammer, USA, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Adrenal-focused imaging is recommended in all patients with suspected adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC).Histopathologic diagnosis and grading – Use of Weiss ...MORE
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Evolving Landscape of DPP-4i CVOTs with CARMELINA in Focus
Dr Sanjay Kalra, Haryana, 20 November 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Linagliptin is a single-dose dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP-4i) with established clinical efficacy and safety. It is the only globally available DPP-4i e ...MORE
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DKD and Role of SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Dr Mathew John, Trivandrum, 20 November 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT-2i) act by inhibiting SGLT-2 in the proximal tubule of the kidney, thereby increasing natriuresis and glucose e ...MORE
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In-Hospital Management of Diabetes Mellitus
Dr Arpan Dev Bhattacharyya, Bengaluru, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diabetes control in hospital is important.The target needs to be clear.Insulin is certainly the agent of choice.TEAM approach is the KEY to success.Regular audi ...MORE
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Understanding Harm Reduction as a Public Health Strategy
Prof Dr KK Aggarwal, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Public Health
Harm reduction is a public health strategy, which aims to mitigate the dangers or harms associated with an action or condition. A criticism of harm reduction as ...MORE
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Endocrine Management of Gender Incongruent Person
Dr Mala Dharmalingam, Bengaluru, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Individuals should be treated with the lowest effective hormone doses, and the focus of treatment should be based on the individual’s response and no ...MORE
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Diagnosis and Management of Menopause
Dr Ganapathi Bantwal, 20 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone therapy (HT) is the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms (VMS) and genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).The concept of “lowest dos ...MORE
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HF - An Elephant in the Room: Management in the Era of SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Dr Sundar Mudaliar; San Diego, California, 20 November 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
   Cardiovascular disease is more than MACE (MI, CVA, CV death).Heart failure is an important component of CVD.Heart failure (HF) is quite prevalent i ...MORE
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ADA-EASD 2018 Consensus - In Indian Context
Dr Awadhesh K Singh, Kolkata, 21 November 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Sulfonylureas (SUs) and thiazolidinediones (TZDs) remain the cornerstone of therapy in a developing country where the patient has to pay from his pocket.Alpha-g ...MORE
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Adrenal Insufficiency in Children
Dr David Torpy, Australia, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pediatrics
Adrenal insufficiency refers to low plasma cortisol, often confirmed by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation testing.Majority of adrenal insufficiency ...MORE
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Combination of Empa and Lina: A Leap Towards Holistic Diabetes Management
Dr Sujoy Majumdar, Kolkata, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Empagliflozin/linagliptin fixed-dose combination (FDC) offers high efficacy with convenience of a single tablet, thereby reducing the pill burden.There are 2-4 ...MORE
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Making Choices: DPP-4i, SGLT-2i or Both in Taking Next Step After Metformin
Dr JJ Mukherjee, Kolkata, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Combination of DPP-4i and SGLT-2i results in greater improvement in glycemic control than each individual component alone.SGLT-2i/DPP-4i vs. DPP-4i alone yields ...MORE
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ICS & HPA Axis Suppression: How Important is it
Dr Kalpana Dash, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pulmonary Medicine
ICS & HPA Axis Suppression: How Important is it & How should it be Managed?Corticosteroids are very important in treating bronchoconstrictive lung disor ...MORE
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Diagnosis and Management of Male Hypogonadism
Prof Subhankar Chowdhury, Kolkata, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diagnosis of male hypogonadism is made by testing early morning fasting testosterone by reliable assay in appropriate clinical setting.Treatment options depend ...MORE
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Evolving Gliptin - Evogliptin
Dr Awadhesh K Singh, Kolkata, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Evogliptin (DA-1229) is a piperazine derivative. It is a selective, potent and reversible inhibitor of DPP-4.The agent has been studied in a Phase II study and ...MORE
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Interpreting Hormones in Critically Ill Patients
Dr KVS Hari Kumar, Chandigarh, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Endocrine axes undergo complex changes in critically ill patients. The hormonal alterations differ in acute and chronic phases of illness.Few hormone tests are ...MORE
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Management of Graves Orbitopathy: An Update
Dr Wilmar M Wiersinga, Netherlands, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
In a study conducted to construct a predictive score for the development or progression of Graves orbitopathy (GO) in Graves hyperthyroidism (GH), among patient ...MORE
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In Conversation with Dr Dheeraj Kapoor
Dr Dheeraj Kapoor, Gurugram, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology
Do CVOTs affect choice of therapy in diabetes?Yes, they do. A large number of people with diabetes mellitus have subclinical or asymptomatic CVD. Many have atyp ...MORE
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Interpreting Growth Charts
Dr Chitra Selvan, Bengaluru, 21 November 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pediatrics
Growth charts are graphical tools which assist in the diagnosis of disorders related to growth and also aid in follow-up. Height charts, weight charts, BMI char ...MORE
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