Category Archives: Dementia

Dementia: NICE guidance update

I was pleased to see a summary of the new NICE guidance on dementia in the BMJ, since dementia accounts for a significant proportion of my work at the local care home. However, it turned out to be a mixture … Continue reading

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It may be worth starting metformin immediately on diagnosis of DM, without waiting to see whether dietary treatment works. One study found that starting metformin within three months of diagnosis was associated wtih a reduced rate of monotherapy failure a … Continue reading

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