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Forum Diabetologicum

Factors conducive to optimal control of type 1 diabetes mellitus in childhood and adolescence

Factors conducive to optimal control of type 1 diabetes mellitus in childhood and adolescence

Introduction: Despite of significant progress in treatment of diabetes, more than half of children do not have optimal metabolic control of diabetes. In 2014, average HbA1c was...

Authors: Miriam Čiljaková, Andrea Milanová, Dana Černochová, Eva Mendelová, Jarmila Vojtková, Alenka Szokeová
Issue: 2/2017

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Insulin therapy in older age

Insulin therapy in older age

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases affecting older persons. Evaluating the patient on an individual basis, and determining the functional status is...

Issue: 2/2017

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Insulin therapy and cardiovascular complications

Insulin therapy and cardiovascular complications

Insulin has a proatherogenic effect, endogenous hyperinsulinemia is associated with a higher cardiovascular risk. The treatment by exogenous insulin may increase cardiovascular...

Issue: 2/2017

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Insulin in the therapeutic scheme for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Insulin in the therapeutic scheme for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Insulin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2T) is naturally needed as a result of their disease causing gradual reduction of their own insulin secretion...

Issue: 2/2017

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Diabetes mellitus and skin disorders

Diabetes mellitus and skin disorders

The authors analyze the problems of incidence of skin disorders associated with diabetes mellitus, most frequently with its second type. They present a brief overview of a...

Authors: Klaudia Péčová jr, Juraj Péč, Roman Šutka
Issue: 1/2017

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Auto-immunity and diabetes mellitus

Auto-immunity and diabetes mellitus

Autoimmune mechanism of various diseases is currently a hot topic in medicine. In diabetology is the autoimmune mechanism typically mentioned in the pathophysiology of type 1...

Authors: Peter Jackuliak, Juraj Payer
Issue: 1/2017

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Comparison of the effectiveness of ranibizumab and pegaptanib sodium in the treatment of diabetic macular edema

Comparison of the effectiveness of ranibizumab and pegaptanib sodium in the treatment of diabetic macular edema

Objective: To review the effectiveness of ranibizumab and pegaptanib sodium in the treatment of diffuse diabetic macular edema in a loading dose (3 injections).Materials and...

Authors: Jana Štefaničková, Jaroslav Hasa
Issue: 1/2017

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Angio OCT – a new non-invasive imaging examination method 
of diagnosing and monitoring of diabetic retinopathy

Angio OCT – a new non-invasive imaging examination method 
of diagnosing and monitoring of diabetic retinopathy

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography is principally new non-invasive imaging examination method introduced to common practice in 2015. OCT angiography uses motion...

Authors: Mária Molnárová, Miroslava Zelníková
Issue: 1/2017

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How we should monitor a child patient and adolescent with diabetic 
retinopathy: case report of 20-years-old female patient and angio OCT

How we should monitor a child patient and adolescent with diabetic 
retinopathy: case report of 20-years-old female patient and angio OCT

We are presenting modern principles of diagnostics and non-invasive monitoring of diabetic retinopathy on a case report of 20-years-old female patient with a 16 years history of...

Authors: Mária Molnárová, Miroslava Zelníková
Issue: 1/2017

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Cataract in patients with congenital deficiency of galactokinase: case report

Cataract in patients with congenital deficiency of galactokinase: case report

Authors present a rare case of 8-month old male with bilateral cataract formation. He was diagnosed with galaktokinase deficiency based on metabolic screening in bilateral...

Authors: Dana Tomčíková, Vladimir Bzdúch, Darina Behúlová, Anton Gerinec
Issue: 1/2017

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