Number 2: Summer Solstice, 1999 Archives - BC Diabetes Foundation

Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Adult Patients

A New Frontier in Internal Medicine Introduction Inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) are genetic conditions which result in an inability of the cells of the body to perform basic functions required for life such as breaking down food, making energy, or disposing of toxic byproducts. There are more than 500 IEM which have been identified […]

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Achieving Optimal Blood Sugar Levels in Type 2 Diabetes

Introduction The recent publication of the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) [1, 2] drew several important conclusions which were discussed by Dr. Keith Dawson in some detail in our last issue. Among the conclusions in this study were that only 3% of the entire study group were able to achieve target glycemic goals using […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to the second issue of the Quarterly Newsletter from the BC Endocrine Research Foundation. I am especially excited about our Summer Solstice issue as two of the articles make it clear that endocrine related research and health issues apply to people of all ages. Heather McKay’s article provides valuable insight into the role of […]

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