Peer Reviewed Feature Articles
Thyroid gland disorders

Differentiated thyroid cancer: an individualised management approach

Jessica Bindra, Shejil Kumar, Matti L. Gild

The incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer is increasing, with most cases being incidentally diagnosed on ultrasound. Management should be tailored to the individual and involve a multidisciplinary team approach.

Peer Reviewed Regular Series

Concurrent management of type 2 diabetes and obesity

Tessa Weir, Sarah Glastras

Most people in Australia with type 2 diabetes also have obesity. The combined management of diabetes and weight, including lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy and surgery, is essential for these patients.


Managing atherosclerotic risk in type 1 diabetes

Alicia Jenkins, Karlheinz Peter, Gary Kilov

Accelerated atherosclerosis occurs in type 1 diabetes, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. As with type 2 diabetes, management should be initiated early and aggressively. A shared care approach that includes specialists and allied healthcare professionals is recommended. 

Case Study

A 53-year-old woman with postmenopausal symptoms

Elizabeth Farrell

This case study describes a postmenopausal woman who presents with hot flushes, night sweats, tiredness and reduced libido. Her options for menopausal hormone therapy are discussed, as well as the side effects, benefits and risks of therapy.

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