Two Promising New Diabetes Drugs

Reducing cardiovascular complications in patients with diabetes: exciting new drug therapy on the horizon.

By Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA
December 7, 2016

Diabetes mellitus is in epidemic proportions in many parts of the world. Its most consequential and debilitating complications are cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, and nephropathy. Newer agents are now emerging and have the potential to transform the management of diabetes. Continue reading “Two Promising New Diabetes Drugs”

Candida Auris—A New Deadly Fungus

By Ajay Singh, MBBS, FRCP
November 10, 2016

There are few things that wake federal health officials up at night. One is the possibility of a deadly infection that might spread throughout the United States.

In an article in the MMWR, Snigdha Vallabhaneni from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and colleagues report seven cases in the United States of a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungal infection—Candida auris. Continue reading “Candida Auris—A New Deadly Fungus”