December 2018 Online First
Which diabetes drug to choose for which patient? The day’s first keynote session was given by Dr David Strain (University of Exeter, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital). He discussed different classes of diabetes medications and their advantages and disadvantages, emphasising the importance of early initiation and early intensification of treatment. He also highlighted the serious problem of non-adherence to treatment, as two thirds of patients with diabetes do not take their medication as prescribed. He insisted that an important part of our job as clinicians is to address whether the tablets we recommend will be taken. Whilst the first-line
Interactive clinical cases are a popular session at the Cardiorenal Forum Annual Scientific Meeting. We are pleased to bring you this interactive case on atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome from this year’s meeting, held in London on 5th October 2018. The case was presented by Neil Sheerin, Professor of Nephrology (Newcastle University). You can find a report from the full 2018 Cardiorenal Forum meeting here.