New technologies and drugs in the management of diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy remains one of the most common and most feared causes of blindness and visual impairment in adults of working age despite the availability of effective treatment for more than 30 years.
Hamish MA Towler
Diabetic ketoacidosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Diabetic ketoacidosis is usually associated with type 1 diabetes; however, it is increasingly being recognised in type 2 diabetes. The three main mechanisms suggested are: insulinopaenia, elevation in counter-regulatory hormones as a stress response, and increase in free fatty acids.
A Puttanna and RNK Padinjakara
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis: a devastating rhinological condition
Mucormycosis is an unusual but serious fungal infection that most commonly affects people with diabetes mellitus. A defining characteristic is the rapidity at which it develops and the devastation which it can cause.
Paul Grant and Christopher J Skilbeck