In Conversation 2024

More than just steps - Dosing exercise in primary practice

Webinar held on Thursday, 23 May 2024, sponsored by deNovo Medica in partnership with eduXeed

Dr Janesh Ganda, draws on his medical and sports medicine expertise to discuss with host, Dr Zane Stevens, exercise as a vital sign when taking a clinical history.

They delve into the importance of developing exercise prescriptions as a fundamental skill in your daily practice and emphasize which patients should be the main focus.

The T2DM patient with kidney disease - What is going wrong? How can we do better?

Webinar held on Thursday, 09 May 2024, with an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi

Dr Kagiso Motse, Nephrologist in private practice, Rustenburg, discusses her experience with these patients once they develop kidney disease with host Dr Brad Merwitz.

The older Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic patients - How clinicians can be 'older and wiser' also

Webinar held on Thursday, 18 April 2024, with an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi

Dr Zane Stevens and Dr Brad Merwitz provides practical advice for the busy clinician who is concerned about his/her elderly Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patient.

Why are doctors not moving to second-generation basal insulins

This webinar will be held on Thursday, 14 March 2024 with an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi

In this practical 30 minute clinical discussion, host Dr Brad Merwitz and well-known teacher and clinician, Dr Isaac Mashitisho, will explore how barriers the use of improved basal insulins can be overcome.

Join us and become part of the conversation and also share your experiences of second-generation insulins with your colleagues.

How can I get my patient to lose just 3kg?

Webinar held on Thursday, 22 February 2024, sponsored by deNovo Medica in partnership with eduXeed

A discussion between Dr Jocelyn Hellig, who has a special interest in obesity and host Dr Zane Stevens. 

The focus moved beyond simplistic approaches of “eat less, move more.”

Key action points were provided for primary care practitioners whose adult patients need to lose weight or want to lose weight.

Previous In Conversations

Women in cardiovascular disease - How different is the clinical course and outcome

Webinar held on Tuesday, 8 August 2023 with an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla

This discussion between Dr Rust Theron and Dr Blanche Cupido focuses on cardiovascular disease incidence and its clinical presentation in South African women, the effect of menopause and HRT on clinical management as well as the medical treatment of heart failure in women, concluding with tips and key messages for daily general practice.

COPD management - Ensuring patients get the right treatment

Webinar held on Tuesday, 5 September 2023 with an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla

Learn about the differences between asthma and COPD respiratory conditions with Dr Rust Theron and Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit and whether they are simply age dependent.

Type 2 diabetes and ASCVD

Webinar held on Tuesday, 19 September 2023 with an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla

Explore type 2 diabetes, the identification of subtypes and how to use these phenotypes to guide therapy, including ASCVD event reduction with Dr Rust Theron and Dr Adri Kok

Big bully - An epidemic of unkindness

Webinar held on Tuesday, 3 October 2023 with an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla

Exploring novel perspectives and strategies for addressing depression and anxiety in both patients and clinicians with Dr Rust Theron, Marion Scher, author and the director of The South African Depression Anxiety Group, Cassey Chambers.