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Two hundred and eighty Australians develop diabetes every day, and type 2 diabetes accounts for 85 to 90 per cent of all cases. While family history is a key indicator, the risk is greatly increased if people display a number of behavioural or biomedical factors. Smoking, insufficient physical activity, dietary risks, and unhealthy weight gain are all modifiable factors.
Have you seen subungual exostosis in your practice? In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo discusses the dermoscopic features of subungual exostosis, featuring real patient cases. Continue reading “[Research review] Dermoscopy of subungual exostosis”
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects 1 in 250 Australians and the prevalence is increasing. In this online lecture, Catherine Wall, PhD and NZ Registered Dietitian, discusses how to provide nutritional screening and assessment for IBD and explores the latest survey results from patients that can help guide your discussions.
Continue reading “[Online lecture] Inflammatory bowel disease and nutrition”
In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano shares a few thoughts on the future of managing melanoma. In particular, he speaks about possible changes to excision, follow-up, sentinel lymph node biopsy and adjuvant therapy for various stages of melanoma. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Managing melanoma in the future: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | August 2021”
Why do we commonly misdiagnose erosive pustular dermatosis? In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo discusses the common features of erosive pustular dermatosis that are similar to skin cancer indicators, and the triggers and treatments for this dermatological disease. Continue reading “[Research review] Erosive pustular dermatosis: Why do we miss it?”
Does medicinal cannabis work and how much does it cost? In this short video, Dr Mark Hardy (Addiction Specialist, CA Clinics) looks at the monthly cost of medicinal cannabis for the average patient, as well as the evidence surrounding whether medicinal cannabis actually works.
Continue reading “[Video blog] Does medicinal cannabis work and how much does it cost?”
In this skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano speaks about Spitz naevi – “schizophrenic” tumours which are convinced they are melanomas when in fact they are benign naevi. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Spitz naevi: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | July 2021”
Is scabies becoming less sensitive to permethrin treatment? In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo discusses the results of a double centred study from Italy. Continue reading “[Research Review] Is scabies becoming less sensitive to permethrin treatment?”
Addiction is a chronic condition that qualifies for medicinal cannabis as a treatment option. In this online lecture, Mark Hardy (Medical Director, CA Clinics) talks about how CBD and THC can help with addiction, what addictions medicinal cannabis can treat, and the current evidence for reducing cravings. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Medicinal cannabis and addiction”
In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum discusses chameleon melanomas and how to differentiate between melanoma and other skin lesions, especially when the dermatoscopic clues are very similar. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas”