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Dr Simon Akerman has held the position of Head of Endocrinology at Greys Hospital in Pietermaritzburg since 2015. He has participated in research that covered the “Varying D-Dimer cut off values and its effect on Sensitivity for VTE exclusion” and the “Clinical characteristics and gonadal pathology in a young girl with 45,XI45XY mosaicism”. In addition, Dr Akerman has been assisting the College of Medicine of South Africa with setting and marketing the Part 2 Objective test since 2016
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S4 Ozempic® – Solution for injection in a pre-filled pen. Ozempic® 0,25 mg and 0,5 mg/dose pen: Each pre-filled pen contains 2 mg semaglutide in 1,5 ml solution. Ozempic® 1 mg/dose pen: Each pre-filled pen contains 4 mg semaglutide in 3 ml solution. Reg. No.: 53/21.13/0497. For full prescribing information, refer to the Patient Information Leaflet approved by the Regulatory Authority.
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