Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
Throughout November, the focus is on diabetes, and this year the American Diabetes Association joined with the International Diabetes Federation, an umbrella organization of over 230 national diabetes associations in 170 countries and ... Read more
PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies based on biopolymers for metabolic and cardiopulmonary conditions, recently announced the start of a Phase 2a clinical trial to assess the ... Read more
A new study in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology revealed that patients with diabetes are at increased risk for developing surgical site infections (SSIs) in comparison to non-diabetic ... Read more
A study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) revealed that a new online program called Alive-PD (“prevent diabetes”) from Turnaround Health can successfully lower blood glucose ... Read more
A new study recently published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology indicates that obese patients with type 2 diabetes should be prioritized over obese patients without the disease ... Read more
Sanofi recently announced that its Phase III clinical trial called LixiLan-L, assessing the safety and efficacy of the fixed ratio combination of insulin glargine (100 Units/mL) and lixisenatide in patients with ... Read more
Four articles recently published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offer new concerning data on one serious health problem worldwide: diabetes accompanied by coronary artery disease. Diabetes is a ... Read more