LAM Extra for General Practicioners - 2012;4(05)

LAM Extra for General Practicioners

DECEMBER 15, 2012

[ASSOCIATION BETWEEN OSTEOPOROSIS AND NUTRITION DURING THE HISTORY OF HUMAN EVOLUTION]

KISS Zoltán, KISS István, JÓZSA László

[From the Palaeolithic age to the twentieth century, nutritional habits as well as the quality and composition of nutritients changed dramatically. The protein-based calorie intake of former Homo species had been replaced by a carbohydrate-based nutrition since the Neolithic revolution (the transition to agriculture). The start of food production also changed the range of nutrients and the start of sedentary lifestyle. At the same time, approximately five thousand years ago osteoporosis... tovább »

LAM Extra for General Practicioners

DECEMBER 15, 2012

[THE SENSOR-AUGMENTED INSULIN PUMP AND ITS USE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE]

KÁNTOR Irén

[Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases. Technological advances provide increasingly refined tools for clinicians to manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII), also known as insulin pump, allows for a sophisticated delivery of basal as well as bolus insulin. Continuous glucose monitoring helps patients and clinicians understand and manage changes in blood glucose trends and minute-to-minute blood glucose variablitiy. The sensor-augmented... tovább »