FOAM4GP Map – Type 2 Diabetes tablets – How many are there now!?!

Let’s start this one with a question… What do thiazolidinediones, DPP4 inhibitors, acarbose, SGLT2 inhibitors, sulphonylureas, GLP1-agonists, metformin, gliptins, and glitazones all have in common? Yep, they all have stupid names. I remember an old saying – “If there are many ways to treat something it is likely none of them are the best”. The…

Is evidence based medicine flawed?

  Just read this intriguing open access BMJ article by Trisha Greenhalgh, Dean for Research Impact. I follow her on Twitter and she posted the article link just now. Evidence based medicine: a movement in crisis? Its a worthwhile read as it echoes a lot of my concerns about the way Evidence based medicine is…