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April 2020

COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease

BJC Staff

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Leading experts treating COVID-19 patients now provide advice on managing cardiovascular disease during the pandemic. New European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidance provides healthcare professionals with the best available knowledge, based on practical experience, on how to diagnose and manage cardiovascular conditions in COVID-19 patients, treat the coronavirus infection, and organise and prioritise care. It will be updated as more evidence is gathered. The authors stress that document is not a guideline but rather a guidance document. The recommendations are the result of observations and personal experience from health care providers at

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April 2020

Round up of COVID-19 e-learning, apps and websites

BJC Staff

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EASD e-learning on diabetes and COVID-19 Two BJC editorial board members feature heavily in the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) e-learning programmes on COVID-19 and diabetes, available on-line at: https://easd-elearning.org/covid-19/ Consultant diabetologist, Dr Amar Puttanna, (Good Hope Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) provides information on diabetes and COVID-19 in two short videos emphasising how this information is likely to change-almost daily. Based on evidence from China and Italy, Dr Puttanna assesses what we know so far on managing diabetes during the crisis. People in the UK wit

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