Proudly presenting the latest issue of EMJ Diabetes! Here we include our review of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Virtual Meeting 2020 with abstract summaries, insightful interviews, and breaking news in this field. Read on for cutting edge peer-reviewed articles on the latest research trends.
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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.