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Is combination therapy a worthwhile OPTION for painful diabetic neuropathy?

Dr Simon Curtis
1st September 2022

Amir has diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain (DPNP). It’s affecting his sleep and making him depressed. He describes burning, electric shock type pains in his feet and a deep, unremitting pain in his...

Hot weather, older people, antihypertensives and low potassium

Dr Simon Curtis
18th August 2022

Like you, I’ve sweated through a few duty doctor sessions during the latest heatwave. I’ve received some ‘frank and honest’ feedback from my colleagues that scrubs plus shorts is not a good look, but hey...

It's not about the Serotonin

Dr Neal Tucker
4th August 2022

“So, it’s about serotonin. Low levels cause depression and these medications help to restore serotonin to it’s normal level.” 

The Buzz Around Eczema

Dr Neal Tucker
28th July 2022

“Doctor, I’ve tried everything for my child’s eczema. Aveeno, E45, Nivea… None of it works. What can I do?”

Feeding a Fever

Dr Neal Tucker
21st July 2022

Thankfully the extreme temperatures seen around the UK and Europe this week have now eased off but many of our patients are still feeling hot – feverish in fact. Whether it’s covid, the common cold, UTI...

10 Top Tips for Safe DOAC prescribing

Dr Rob Walker
7th July 2022

Thanks to all of you for reading and commenting on my blog last week on the current push for edoxaban as the preferred choice of DOAC. It generated a few sharp responses, which is not surprising as the...

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