Aggressive treatment of diabetes, early initiation of Insulin will reduce treatment cost and complications-Prof. A.H. Aamir

KARACHI: Prof. A.H. Aamir from Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar was the first speaker in the second session at the International Diabetes and Endocrinology conference organized by SSIDE in collaboration with CFMP here on September 1-2nd 2018. The topic of his presentation was “New Generation Insulin Therapies: Challenges in Glycemic Control”. He pointed out that now people with diabetes live longer and it was bad to end up with complications. We need to intensify our efforts to control diabetes.

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“Scientific Writing” is an extremely useful book for PGs, Young researchers, Faculty members, Reviewers and Editors of Medical Journals

LAHORE: It was indeed a rare occasion on August 28th 2018 when three Vice Chancellors, Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor University of Health Sciences, Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University and Prof. Amar Zaman Khan Vice Chancellor of Fatima Jinnah Medical University jointly chaired a meeting held at University of Health Sciences Lahore. Prof. Mahmood Ali Malik one of the senior most physicians, former Principal of AIMC and King Edward Medical College graced the occasion as Chief Guest.

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DVAGO will never compromise on professional ethics to earn profits-Irfan Khan

KARACHI: DVAGO Pharmacy and Wellness Experts, a newly established Pharmacy Chain organized a Meet and Greet session at its head office recently which was very well attended by the representatives of the pharmaceutical trade industry. The objective was to announce the setting up of Pharmacy outlet at two private trust hospitals and apprise the participants of functioning of DVAGO and its accomplishments so far.

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Patients suffering from endocrine disorders should be counseled regarding pregnancy-Khursheed Khan

KARACHI: Prof. Naeemul Haque an eminent endocrinologist along with Dr. Qamar Masood chaired the first scientific session on Day two of the international conference on diabetes and endocrinology organized by SSIDE in collaboration with College of Family Medicine and Primary Care Diabetes Association. Dr. Saiful Haque from BIDE moderated this session.

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Duration of disease, life expectancy, co-morbidity should be considered before prescribing new drugs-Hamid Farooqi

KARACHI: Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease. It starts much before it is diagnosed. Most often the people suffer from diabetes for almost five years before they are diagnosed. It is a multifactorial disease. People are reluctant to start insulin therapy for various reasons. This was stated by Dr. Hamid Farooqi a noted Diabetologist and Endocrinologist from UAE. He was making a presentation on a new era in GLP1 Therapy at the International Diabetes and Endocrinology conference held here from September 1-2, 2018.

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Admission of a diabetic patient is considered failure of treating physician-Samad Shera

KARACHI: Education is considered the cheapest and most effective form of treatment of diabetes. We need to educate not only physicians but also people with diabetes, public and policy makers. This was stated by Dr. A. Samad Shera General Secretary of Diabetic Association of Pakistan who was the Patron of the recently held international conference on diabetes and endocrinology.

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Aspirin use prevents serious vascular events in diabetics but increases bleeding events

USA: A recently published study has shown that Aspirin Use Prevents Serious Vascular Events, Increases Major Bleeding Events in Diabetes but is also associated with increased risk of bleeding. In this study, 15,480 participants with diabetes but no evident cardiovascular disease were randomized to receive aspirin 100 mg daily or placebo to assess hazards and benefits for the prevention of first cardiovascular events.

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Stroke and renal failure is linked to SBP which needs multiple drugs to control-Prof. Javed Akram

LAHORE: Two out of every three people over the age of sixty five years suffer from hypertension. Systolic blood pressure increase with age. When arteries become still, the blood velocity increases. At present only one out of ten people suffering from hypertension have achieved their blood pressure control which is the lowest figure. This was stated by Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor of University of Health Sciences.

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Smooth flow of well-equipped Ambulance Service on roads can save many precious lives

The sirens and lights of the ambulance is not a good sign to see. It shows that some one’s life is in danger and someone’s beloved requires an emergency treatment. No one can realize the pain and sorrow of the person’s relative who is going through this phase.

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UHS, American organization sign agreement on Halal Certification

LAHORE: In order to promote ‘halal’ certification in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry through research, education and advocacy, the University of Health Sciences (UHS) and Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (AFANCA), have entered into an agreement on September 102018. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by UHS Vice Chancellor Prof Javed Akram and IFANCA President Dr Muhammad Munir Chaudhry in this regard here at UHS.

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