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4 . 2021
Endocrinology and a multidisciplinary approach

"CURSOR" conference: new solutions in therapeutic approach to patients with heart failure

Long-term diabetes is often complicated by heart failure and chronic kidney disease. According to the Russian National Register, 26% of patients with type 2 diabetes died from chronic heart failure in 2020. Cardiovascular disease in absence of diabetes is also associated

Questionnaire for initial self-assessment in post-COVID period: Recommendations of Multidisciplinary expert board on screening of post-COVID syndrome during an expanded medical check-up

The symptom complex of post-COVID condition is wide enough and requires special vigilance during clinical examination of patients after novel coronavirus infection. The aim of the Multidisciplinary Expert Board study was to develop a questionnaire for initial self-assessment
Original research

Men's health after COVID-19 in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypogonadism

Many male patients who have had CoronaVirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) report the deterioration of general condition. We were interested in the assessment of the onset of symptoms in comparison with the symptom complexes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and

Budget impact analysis of ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who failed to achieve glycemic targets on metformin

Aim. Budget impact analysis of the inclusion of ertugliflozin, new inhibitor of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (iSGLT-2) into Vital and Essential Drugs List (VEDL). This group of oral hypoglycemic drugs features prominently in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)

Causes, methods of early diagnosis and correction of vitamin B12 deficiency in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

An article represents modern ideas about the cobalamin metabolism, as well as mechanisms of development of vitamin B 12 deficiency and its consequences in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods for early diagnosis of vitamin B 12 deficiency are also described. We

Obesity as a factor contributing to pathogenesis of skin diseases

Based on the cumulative research data on the effect of adipose tissue on regulatory processes, it can be defined as a "new organ" of the immune system. To date, it has been proven that the presence of overweight and obesity can contribute to worsening of symptoms,

Alogloptin and pioglitazone. Perspectives of combined administration

The article presents a review on the effect of alogliptin and pioglitazone on different pathogenesis components of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The information about their efficiency both individually and in combination is provided. The hypoglycemic effect of these drugs is
То practitioner’s consult. Time in range

Flash glucose monitoring in patients with diabetes mellitus: simple, convenient, necessary

In the last decade, continuous glucose monitoring has become increasingly popular. The Freestyle Libre system is a Flash monitoring method that allows you to create a new paradigm for self-monitoring of glycemia. The use of the new technology with the help of flash
Clinical cases

A clinical case of using gliclazide MR in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Despite the variety of new antihyperglycemic drugs, the choice of effective and safe type 2 diabetes mellitus therapy remains an extremely important issue. In a pandemic of new coronavirus infection, adequate glycemic control is essential for a favorable outcome of the

Multiple endocrine neoplasia in clinical practice. Diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism using the example of a clinical case

Hereditary syndromes in endocrinology is a topic that does not lose its relevance because it isn't always possible to diagnose these syndromes in time, this affects the quality and efficacy of the treatment. Besides, differential diagnosis has some difficulties especially in

Glycemic control: patient and healthcare provider side

In the 21 st century it is impossible to imagine a patient with diabetes mellitus without a personal blood glucose meter, but this was not always the case. The first portable blood glucose meters appeared in the 70s of the last century, they were analog and bulky. Modern

Possibilities of flash glucose monitoring as a method of continuous glucose monitoring in patients with diabetes mellitus in clinical practice

Control of glycemic profile is the most important aspect of diabetes therapy. Nowadays innovative methods of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) are being actively introduced. The article describes the results of the experience of using a flash glycemic monitoring system

Hypothyroidism: a difficult diagnosis

Primary hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine diseases. This is a clinical syndrome that develops as a result of persistent deficiency of thyroid hormones or a decrease of their biological effect at the tissue level. The symptoms of the disease are nonspecific

Benefits of using empagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and liver cirrhosis

Due to the rapid increase of the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) worldwide, the practically significant interest of the scientific community in the search for new glucose-lowering drugs is growing in parallel. The article demonstrates the results of a study

Thyroid hormone resistance syndrome in a 12-year-old girl: clinical case description

Thyroid hormone resistance syndrome (THRS) is a hereditary syndrome characterized by targeted organ tissue hyposensitivity to thyroid hormones. Clinical variability of THRS is contingent on various mutations (depending on their localization and level of functional activity)

Studying the role of risk factors of development of gestational diabetes mellitus, pregnancy and labor

In this study we examined the role of risk factors for the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), gestation course and labor in GDM. Risk factors are prognostic parameters: the age of women over 30 years old, obesity, the birth of a large fetus in women 31-40

Test preparation under the “Moscow Doctor” programme. Type 1 diabetes mellitus in adults: insulin pump therapy, continuous glucose monitoring, some aspects of the disease

International practice

The role of taurine in mitochondria health: more than just an antioxidant

Taurine is a naturally occurring sulfur-containing amino acid that is found abundantly in excitatory tissues, such as the heart, brain, retina and skeletal muscles. Taurine was first isolated in the 1800s, but not much was known about this molecule until the 1990s. In 1985,
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Ametov Alexander S.
Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of Subdepartment of Endocrinology, Head of the UNESCO Network Chair on the subject «Bioethics of diabetes as a global problem» of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education (Moscow)

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