JCD – Vol 5 – Issue 2

The Blue Index – A Comprehensive Diabetes Assessment ScoreSanjeev R Phatak, Banshi D Saboo, Dharmendra Panchal, Shivangi Dwivedi, Padmanabh Zinzuwadia and Dhruvi Hasnani  Targets are necessary in order to achieve targets. One of the most challenging aspects of target-based medicine, however, is defining easily measuralbe goals. This is especially true in diabetology, where multiple metabolic […]

JCD – Vol 5 – Issue 1

Clarity and Finality of Guidelines to Diagnose Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy- An AppraisalSeshiah V Hyperglycemia in pregnancy includes both pregestational diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and this article deals with the latter. GDM is defined as carbohydrate intolearance with onset or recognition during pregnancy. Women diagnosed to have GDM are at increased risk of future diabetes predominantly […]

JCD – Vol 4 – Issue 3

The Human Pancreatic Alpha Cell in Health and Disease: A Clinician’s Perspective by – Dr Vinod K. Abichandani When Banting and Best injected extracts from pancreatic tissue intravenously or subcutaneously into diabetic dogs and humans, a marked reduction in blood sugar was noticed (reflecting the hypoglycaemic action of insulin). However, this was often preceded by […]

JCD – Vol 4 – Issue 2

Study of Thyrodiabetes in a Tertiary Care Hospital Dr. Biswajit Roy, Prof Samar Banerjee Diabetes mellitus is a common endocrine as well as a multisystem disorder, characterized by hyperglycemia, resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Diabetes is a health problem affecting the population worldwide in general and India in particular. Uncontrolled […]

JCD – Vol 4 – Issue 1

 Mind Your Step Saptarshi Mukhopadhyay, Sarmistha Mukherjee A 58-year-old male from Chinsurah presented to a primary care physician with history of low-grade fever for last 3 weeks. Fever was associated with occasional productive cough. By occupation,he was a farmer. He was a diabetic but non-hypertensive and was on treatment with Glipizide and Metformin combination. No […]

JCD – Vol 3 – Issue 4

JCD – VOL 3 – ISSUE 4 Prevention and Cure of Diabetes, 2017: A Review Dr. Saugat Dasguptaa, Prof. Jotideb Mukhopadhyay This review offers a discussion of various strategies for prevention of and possible cure for diabetes mellitus (DM); it includes results from various clinical trials targeting patients at high risk of developing DM. Read […]

Update – 2nd National Congress

2nd National Congress on Clinical Diabetes – 8th and 9th April 2017, Kolkata.

JCD – Vol 3 – Issue 3

  Make in India ‘A Single Step Procedure’ – To Diagnose Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is the Pride of the Nation Dr. V. Seshiah, Dr. Hema Divakar, Dr. Vijayam Balaji, Dr. C. Anjalakshi, Dr. Anil Kapur, Dr. Samar Banarjee, Dr. Anuj Maheshwari, Dr. Sunil Gupta Gestation diabetes mellitus is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance […]

JCD – Vol 3 – Issue 2

Determining the Frequency of Metabolic Syndrome Among Patients with Gout Elahe Elhami, Channaraya. V The first description of patients with clustering of various metabolic abnormalities such as hypertension, hyperglycaemia, and hyperuricaemia, was observed as early as 1923, but it was more than five decades after this observation, in 1988, that Reaven coined the term syndrome […]

JCD – Vol 3 – Issue 1

Conclave and Consensus of 11th Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group India Conference at Delhi on 21st and 22nd Feb 2016 Prof. S.V. Madhu, Dr. Anil Kapur, Dr. Rajeev Chawla, Prof. Dr. V. Balaji, Dr. Brij Makkar, Dr. Hema Diwakar Single step testing using 75 g oral glucose & measuring plasma glucose 2 hour after ingestion. […]

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