Hidden faces of Diabetes

A range of thought-provoking topics were presented and lively Q&A sessions ensued. The scientific programme addressed many common challenges related

Type 2 diabetes: should you be prescribing aspirin therapy?

The 2017 updated SEMDSA guidelines have strongly recommended that aspirin should be prescribed for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

New intervention launched to curb stunting (and food wastage) in SA

An innovative initiative utilising a Facebook chatbot is set to curb the growing incidence of stunting– a phenomenon that affects

New, more holistic era of practicing medicine on the cards for SA

An innovative approach to patient care aimed at stemming chronic diseases of lifestyle such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, diabetes

New, more holistic era of practicing medicine on the cards for SA

An innovative approach to patient care aimed at stemming chronic diseases of lifestyle such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, diabetes

Novartis highlights hypertension risks

The old adage ‘take it with a pinch of salt’ is meant to be a positive one – implying that

Trial studying HIV-related cardiovascular disease arrives in South Africa

Researchers have begun enrolling South African participants in a first of its kind international clinical trial to test whether a

Binge drinking may have detrimental impact to your health

The health risks associated with the excessive consumption of alcohol as well as the long-term effects it can have on

How do patients perceive their risk for heart disease?

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) due to atherosclerosis, especially coronary heart disease (CHD) remains the leading cause of premature death globally.It affects

Cholesterol and CVD: Are men and women different?

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the global leading cause of death. Much of this burden of disease can be prevented or

Prevention is better than cure

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) updated their cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guideline earlier this year. Lifestyle interventions recommendations are

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