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Redefining diabetes: A leap closer to understanding this complex disease

Most doctors have recognised for some time that dividing Diabetes into Type 1 early onset typically requiring insulin therapy and Type 2 late onset doesn’t really define the patterns that we see in clinical practice. In March 2018 a study in the Lancet identified five clusters of diabetes that could revolutionise the way we diagnose…

“To study medicine is to fall in love with it.”I’m currently a 6th year medical student at the University of Montenegro and I plan to specialise in the field of neuropsychiatry following my graduation. Since 2013 I have been actively involved with numerous medical student organisations such as Montenegrin Medical Students International Committee (MoMSIC), Montenegrin…

An entrepreneurial opportunity in medicineCareer Bio:I am a fourth year medical student at Imperial College London, currently studying for a BSc in Pharmacology. I joined the MedShr team in the summer of 2015, which transformed what could have been a very lazy two month break from university into a productive and enjoyable time. I worked…

Website: www.mrsimondownes.comCareer Bio:I was born in Royal Leamington Spa in 1966, and I have family in England. While I complete my medical education, I am working as a clinical psychologist and specialist in bilingual education. I feel fortunate that my medical school allows me to study for the US licencing exams while training in Tokyo…

Introducing Joht Chandan, an Editorial Assistant at MedShr!Joht is a fifth year medical student at UCL with interests in a variety of fields.MedShr: What inspired you to study medicine?Joht: Initially I never planned to do Medicine. I always thought I might go into Engineering. However during my school holidays I volunteered at a hospice in…

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Zubin J. Daruwalla to our Editorial Team.Dr Daruwalla is a Senior Orthopaedic Surgical Resident at the National University Hospital in Singapore, Alumnus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and a Director of Daruwalla Orthopaedic Spine & Hand Surgery in Singapore. He is also a specialty editor for…

The editorial team is growing here at MedShr! This week we’re introducing Vikkineshwaran, one of our Associate Editors, a final year medical student from MAHSA University Malaysia currently affiliated to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for his clinical training.He is also co-chairman of the student-led organization, Malaysian Medics International (MMI). Vikkineshwaran has a keen interest in oncology…

With more doctors joining MedShr and discussing cases, we wanted to highlight our wonderful Editorial team. These are medical professionals from all specialities and seniorities who volunteer their time and expertise to encourage colleagues to share and discuss interesting and challenging cases.Our first introduction is Mrs. Nadine Coull, a consultant urological surgeon at Kingston Hospital.…

Alex is our enthusiastic student editor from Cheshire.He is a 4th year medical student at St George’s, University of London. We were keen to know more about Alex, so we asked a few questions.MedShr: Who/what inspired you to study medicine?Alex: I like to know how things work. I used to design and take apart IT…