The latest issue of EMJ Diabetes is now out and features an independent review of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting 2022. Read on for review articles on diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy, chronic complications of diabetes, and incretin-based therapy, as well as interviews with David Leslie, Professor of Diabetes and Autoimmunity at the University of London, UK, and Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Glasgow, UK.
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Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review
TDHS is characterised by variable hand symptoms ranging from a localised cellulitis, ulcer, or abscess, to a rapidly progressive gangrene and attendant overwhelming sepsis, which may result in permanent disability and fatality. Poor glycaemic control, poor nutrition, peripheral neuropathy, and low socioeconomic status are major risk factors contributing to the development of TDHS, usually in the setting of a preceding minor hand trauma.
An Unexpected Post-ocrelizumab Improvement in Glycaemic Control in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, causing a plethora of neurological manifestations and a leading cause of non-traumatic disability among young adults.