Comprehensive Review on Sulfonylureas in the Latest Issue of DiabeticHypoglycemia (05 June 2009)



    LONDON, June 4 /CNW/ - The latest issue of the online journal Diabetic
Hypoglycemia (http://www.hypodiab.com) features an authoritative review on
sulfonylureas by Professor Ian Campbell, a leading expert in oral hypoglycemia
therapy.
    Professor Campbell's review focuses on sulfonylurea-induced hypoglycemia
(SIH), which is a well-recognized side-effect of this class of therapy for
type 2 diabetes. In the review he discusses the incidence of SIH, with
particular reference to the different sulfonylureas. He also reflects on the
morbidity and mortality seen with SIH, precipitating risk factors, treatment
of SIH, and education of patients and medical staff in the prevention of SIH.
    This issue of Diabetic Hypoglycemia also includes a case study on
recurring hypoglycemia associated with glibenclamide, by Professor Campbell.
    Dr Rory McCrimmon of the Editorial Board reviews the literature on blood
glucose monitoring in hypoglycemia, in an editorial entitled 'What we're
learning from continuous glucose monitoring.'
    This issue of Diabetic Hypoglycemia also features an 'In profile'
interview with Professor Stephanie Amiel, a leading expert in the use of
neuroimaging in diabetes and hypoglycemia.

    About the Journal

    Diabetic Hypoglycemia is an influential online diabetes journal. The
Editorial Board of hypoglycemia experts peer review all Journal content. The
Board is led by Editor-in-Chief Professor Brian Frier (Edinburgh, UK), with
Associate Editors: Professor Simon Heller (Sheffield, UK), Professor
Christopher Ryan (Pittsburgh, USA) and Dr Rory McCrimmon (Yale, USA).
    Diabetic Hypoglycemia is published three times a year, providing an
interactive forum for readers to share practical knowledge and opinions on the
rapidly evolving field of hypoglycemia.
    To explore the Diabetic Hypoglycemia website and its key features, our
guided tour can be activated by clicking the following link:
http://www.hypodiab.com/Teaser/hypodiab.html.
    Diabetic Hypoglycemia is published by ESP Bioscience. Support for the
journal is provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk A/S
(Bagsvaerd, Denmark).

    About ESP Bioscience

    ESP Bioscience (a division of ESP Limited, Sandhurst UK) is a publisher
of novel medical information products and creates online medical communities.
Working in association with its academic partners in the global healthcare
community, ESP Bioscience publishes journals, books and online resources.




For further information:

For further information: Rebecca Drake, Editorial Manager, E:
enquiries@hypodiab.com, T: +44(0)1344-762531, F: +44(0)203-0514753

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