Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
Patients with type 2 diabetes who quit smoking are likely to see a temporary deterioration in their glycaemic control that can last up to three years, according to UK researchers.
A diabetes charity has published a leaflet to try and boost the number of patients having vital annual foot checks.
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By looking for early signs of cataracts when conducting holistic patient assessments, nurses can help affected patients manage any loss of vision until surgery is appropriate.
Amended coeliac disease guidelines mean some symptomatic children can now be diagnosed without having to have a biopsy of their small bowel.
Some women with type 1 diabetes deliberately omit or reduce insulin dosages to lose weight. This diabulimia may lead to serious heart and neuropathic complications.
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