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.

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

Preserving Bone and Muscle Health

Toronto, Ontario / October 15-19, 2010

TO EARN CME CREDITS, PLEASE SEE BELOW Toronto - With our aging population, the incidence of age-related diseases, including osteoporosis (OP), is increasing. Age-related muscle loss is also common and strategies aimed at preventing falls...

PHYSICIAN PERSPECTIVE - Viewpoint Based on presentations from 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

Highlights from ASBMR 2010

Toronto, Ontario / October 15-19, 2010

INTRODUCTION With the aging populations in Western countries, the frequency of diseases associated with aging, including osteoporosis (OP), will become an increasing burden. Age-related bone and muscle loss are common and therefore...

HEALTH ODYSSEY - Diabetes Management Circle

Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring in Diabetes: Identifying and Dismantling Barriers to Adherence

May 2010

It is clearly important to demonstrate to patients with diabetes that good adherence to self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) favourably affects diabetes control. Among the more recent efforts documenting the relationship between...

PRIORITY PRESS - 20th World Diabetes Congress (IDF 2009)

The Role of Combination Therapies in Early, Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Montreal, Quebec / October 18-22, 2009

Montreal - Evidence-based guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes support the achievement and maintenance of A1C <7% to minimize the risk of complications. Speakers here this week emphasized the importance of appropriately...

PRIORITY PRESS - Primary Care Today

New Pathways to Consistent Blood Glucose Control

Toronto, Ontario / May 7-9, 2009

Toronto - Achieving and maintaining an ideal level of glycated hemoglobin (AIC) is a challenge for many patients with diabetes, given the progressive nature of beta-cell dysfunction. Increasingly aggressive therapy is typically required,...

MEDICAL FRONTIERS - 6th Annual ENETS Conference for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumor Disease

Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Well-differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumours

Granada, Spain / March 5-7, 2009

Granada - The treatment of choice for primary neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) is surgery, but once metastatic disease occurs, options are limited. Management has generally focused on controlling symptoms using somatostatin analogues....

30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Innovative Approaches to Osteoporosis

Montreal, Quebec / September 12-16, 2008

Montreal - The burden of osteoporosis remains high despite the availability of numerous therapeutic options. Current therapies act by primarly inhibiting bone resorption or increasing bone formation. A novel agent described by speakers here...

30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Emerging Therapeutic Concepts in Osteoporosis

Montreal, Quebec / September 12-16, 2008

Montreal - Numerous interrelated factors contribute to age-related bone loss and frailty. Existing therapies for osteoporosis take advantage of well-known mechanisms of bone resorption and formation, and many have undergone further...

Canadian Consensus Practice Guidelines for Bisphosphonate Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw


Objective. Following publication of the first reports of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) in patients receiving bisphosphonates in 2003, a call for national multidisciplinary guidelines based upon a systematic review of the current evidence...

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