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Transcutaneous oxymetry – its contribution to diabetic management

Transcutaneous oxymetry – its contribution to diabetic management

Transcutaneous oxymetry has several uses in angiological practice. It is possible to evaluate the severity of tissue ischemia, evaluate the acute and long-term effects of...

Authors: Ľudovít Gašpar, Andrea Komorníková, Laura Slezáková
Issue: 3/2017

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Management of cardiovascular risk in the light of current recommendations

Management of cardiovascular risk in the light of current recommendations

Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes. The article brings newer approaches to cardiovascular risk management in...

Issue: 3/2017

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Fourier Study: Has it brought little or a lot of good? Or has it just failed to reach exaggerated expectations?

Fourier Study: Has it brought little or a lot of good? Or has it just failed to reach exaggerated expectations?

The drugs of a novel class of hypolipidemic agents, PCSK9-inhibitors, are now approved for clinical use. In many EU countries, including Slovakia, these drugs are also available...

Issue: 3/2017

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Atrial fibrilation and diabetes mellitus

Atrial fibrilation and diabetes mellitus

Atrial fibrillation and diabetes mellitus are both highly prevalent and global public health issues. Importantly patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for stroke...

Issue: 3/2017

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Pharmacological management of diabetic dyslipidaemia

Pharmacological management of diabetic dyslipidaemia

Cardiovascular diseases are extremely common in type 2 diabetics. This is due to the presence of characteristic atherogenic dyslipidemia, which significantly contributes to...

Issue: 3/2017

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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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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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