The current situation in the management of obese patients in Slovakia: the concept of national comprehensive obesity management in the Slovak Republic
Obesity is currently a global epidemic (pandemic) and the most common metabolic disorder affecting not only adults but also children and adolescents worldwide. Increase in...
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and the metabolic syndrome are conditions with growing prevalence. The relationship between them is complex and bi-directional. The...
Authors: Marek Rác, Ľubomír Skladaný
Can bariatric surgery help in the treatment of obese type 2 diabetic patients?
According to WHO data, adult obesity since 1976 has almost tripled to date. A similar trend can be observed in the pediatric population. It is shown that the most effective...
Authors: Pavol Holéczy, Marek Bužga
Vildagliptin: experience and prospects
Vildagliptin is one of the modern antidiabetic drugs from the incretin group. It is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4i) inhibitor, whose effectiveness and safety (including...
A consensual therapeutic recommendation for type 2 diabetes mellitus by the Slovak Diabetes Society (2018)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a heterogeneous medical condition involving multiple pathophysiological mechanisms. Its successful treatment requires an individualized approach and...
Authors: Emil Martinka, Vladimír Uličiansky, Marián Mokáň, Ivan Tkáč, Peter Galajda, Silvia Dókušová, Zbynek Schroner
Comprehensive approach in the management of patients with diabesity
Obesity is currently a global epidemic (pandemic) and the most common metabolic disorder affecting not only adults but also children and adolescents worldwide. Together with the...
Management of the patient with diabetes mellitus and hypertension
Diabetes mellitus and hypertension represent important comorbidities, contributing to the high mortality in this patient group. Therefore they are also called as the lethal...
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...
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...
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...
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Issue No.: 2 / 2018
- Transcutaneous oxymetry – its contribution to diabetic management | views: 219
- Pharmacological management of diabetic dyslipidaemia | views: 190
- Complex management of diabetic patients with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease | views: 172
- Atrial fibrilation and diabetes mellitus | views: 152
- Fourier Study: Has it brought little or a lot of good? Or has it just failed to reach exaggerated expectations? | views: 142