Vidhya R Jahagirdar

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INTRODUCTION Despite the availability of numerous anti-diabetes drugs and treatment guidelines, many patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) do not reach recommended targets for glycemic control. There remains an unmet need for effective and well-tolerated anti-diabetes agents that can be used as monotherapy or in combination with other therapies to(More)
Antibody interference in immunoassays is an underestimated problem, which has the potential to cause patient harm and waste health-care resources. We report a case where thyroglobulin antibodies generated a false-positive thyroglobulin result delaying the diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis factitia masquerading as recurrent Graves' disease. A high index of(More)
A 63-year-old woman was admitted with a year's history of exertional breathlessness, anxiety attacks, syncopal episodes, diarrhoea, fatigue, reduced appetite, 2 stones weight loss, and flushing affecting her face and trunk. Investigations revealed raised urine 5-hydroxy indole acetic acid (5-HIAA) and chromogranin A. CT scan demonstrated extensive soft(More)
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