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Debate exists regarding the safety of metformin and the risk of metformin-associated lactic acidosis, particularly in the setting of kidney dysfunction. Data from two studies examining the interplay b...
What role could hematological markers potentially play in the evaluation of hidradenitis suppurativa? Wounds
Using metagenomic techniques, investigators determined that two Gram-negative anaerobes, Prevotella and Porphyromonas, predominate in hidradenitis suppurativa lesions. Two others, Fusobacterium and Pa...
(MedPage Today) -- Findings don't support metformin in long-standing type 1 diabetes
Nature.comGut microbiota Trust your gut — metformin and diabetesNature.comThe mechanism of action of metformin — an anti-diabetic drug that is widely used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) ...
(HealthDay)—A novel score can assess the severity of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), according to a study published online June 21 in the British Journal of Dermatology.
Mounting evidence that biofilms are involved in hidradenitis suppurativa suggests that a biofilm-based treatment strategy, such as used in other chronic wound infections, may be effective. The Briti...
The incidence of cardiovascular events decreased among adults with type 2 diabetes who received pioglitazone or a sulfonylurea as an add-on to metformin monotherapy, according to findings from the TOS...
The Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) took place on 22-23 October 2016 at Women's College Hospital in Toronto, Canada. This symposium was a joint meeting of the Canadian Hidradenit...
Which treatments have been shown to be effective in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in adults?
Metformin is widely used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D), but its mechanism of action is poorly defined. Recent evidence implicates the gut microbiota as a site of metformin action. In a dou...
A 56 year-old man presented to our Hidradenitis Clinic with an exophytic, bovine-red, ulcerated plaque in the left axillae (figure 1). He reported that he was diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa w...
The efficacy and safety of seven regimens based on metformin (placebo plus metformin, dapagliflozin plus metformin, vildagliptin plus metformin, saxagliptin plus metformin, empagliflozin plus metformi...