The following list of reports reflects the latest in findings and outcomes in medical research as presented at major medical meetings and published peer-reviewed medical journals. In this section you can view reports from important congresses as well as summaries of some recently published journal articles. Please let us know if you have a particular area of interest you would like to see covered.

ABSTRACTS in PERSPECTIVE - Based on presentations from the 48th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

Weighing Benefits of SGLT2 Inhibition in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Berlin, Germany / October 1-5, 2012

EDITORIAL OVERVIEW: David C. W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPCEditor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of DiabetesProfessor of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyJulia McFarlane Diabetes Research CentreUniversity of CalgaryCalgary, AlbertaRonald...

PRIORITY PRESS - 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA)

New Treatment Options in Type 2 Diabetes to Achieve Glycemic Goals and Prevent Complications

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / June 8-12, 2012

Philadelphia - The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and its complications continues to grow. Outcomes in diabetes are still poor, primarily due to physical inactivity and failure to manage obesity. Failure to diagnose, treat...

PRIORITY PRESS - 15th International Congress of Endocrinology and 14th European Congress of Endocrinology (ICE-ECE)

Hyponatremia: Optimizing Clinical Approaches

Florence, Italy / May 5-9, 2012

Florence - A series of recent studies, including those presented here at the ICE-ECE, are providing evidence-based strategies for the treatment of hyponatremia. Presentations at this year’s congress suggest that a comprehensive and...

PRIORITY PRESS - American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2011

New Evidence that Glucose Control in Diabetes Offers Greater Protection Against CV Events and the CV Safety of Investigational Diabetes Agents

Orlando, Florida / November 12-16, 2011

Chief Medical Editor: Dr. Léna Coïc, Montréal, Quebec There is evidence that better glucose control, measured over time by hemoglobin A<sub>1c</sub> (HbA<sub>1c</sub>) or more acutely by blood...

PRIORITY PRESS - 22nd Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society

Rethinking Prophylaxis of Post-menopausal Risks

Washington, D.C. / September 21-24, 2011

Washington, D.C. - A more rational approach to hormone replacement therapy, particularly the use of estrogens to maintain function in estrogen-dependent tissues, such as the bone and structures of the urogenital tract, is being driven by...

PRIORITY PRESS - 47th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

New Targets for Glycemic Control in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Lisbon, Portugal / September 12-16, 2011

Chief Medical Editor: Dr. Léna Coïc, Montréal, Quebec According to Dr. Peter Rossing, Chief Physician and Head of Research, Steno Diabetes Center, Gentofte, Denmark, in type 2 diabetes, progressive ß-cell...

PRIORITY PRESS - 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

Emerging Options for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

San Diego, California / June 24-28, 2011

Chief Medical Editor: Dr. Léna Coïc, Montreal, Québec Over the past decade, improvements in glycemic control have translated into reductions in neuropathic and microvascular complications, including lower incidences of...

MEDICAL FRONTIERS - 61st Annual Refresher Course for Family Physicians

Disease Prevention in Primary Care

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec / November 28-December 1, 2010

Which Lifestyle Changes Are Effective? Lifestyle measures can promote overall health, prevent disease and extend life. In patients already taking antihypertensive or lipid-lowering therapy, lifestyle modification may be more effective than...

PRIORITY PRESS - 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Appropriate Levels of Vitamin D Supplementation Critical for Fracture Prevention

Toronto, Ontario / October 15-19, 2010

Toronto - Vitamin D is critically important in the maintenance of bone health. A hospital chart review found that virtually all patients who presented with hip fracture had serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels <75 nmol/L, now...

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