The adrenal glands produce aldosterone
We are nearing the end of our "Let’s recap" series on antidiabetic drugs. Gliptins are covered this month and the GLP-1 agonists should follow in June, before the series turns to another disease area.
Our CPD article (available on 17 May), is on hyperaldosteronism, a condition believed to be responsible for hypertension in 5 per cent of cases: could any of your hypertension patients in fact have an endocrine problem?
Then we turn to the topic of exercise-induced asthma with a “Question from practice” and a BNF case study highlights the recent Department of Health recommendations for whooping cough vaccination in pregnant women.
And finally, for pharmacists involved in the care of HIV patients to any extent, we publish a case report on pneumocystis pneumonia.