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Knowing how to interpret DXA results

Knowing how to interpret DXA results

It is very important that if you are treating patients with bone loss, that you know how to interpret a DXA scan report. The entire DXA report should be looked at, including the graphs and images, not just the total results. A detailed questionnaire should be filled...
Using Amitriptyline in the treatment of neuropathic pain

Using Amitriptyline in the treatment of neuropathic pain

 Though we think we understand the mechanism of amitriptyline’s antidepressant effects, the mechanisms by which the drug exerts its pain-killing effects are complex and not fully clear  A colleague of mine, Mike, is what you might term, a computer geek. He works in...

Managing rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy

Active RA in pregnancy is associated with numerous negative outcomes including pre-term delivery, caesarean section and pre-eclampsia Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune mediated inflammatory disease causing significant disability, morbidity and mortality. RA...

The Evolution of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists (RAs) are an evolving treatment option for patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and are an attractive one, as they carry a low risk of causing hypoglycaemia. GLP-1 RAs mimic the action of GLP-1, one of two natural...