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Diabetes Nursing

Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses



Repeated use of antibiotics may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

26-Mar-2015

Repeated use of some types of antibiotics may put people at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes through potentially altering their gut bacteria, according to a large observational study.

Specialist diabetes teams must be 'embedded' in all hospitals

13-Mar-2015

The UK’s leading specialist in diabetes inpatient care has called on the NHS to take immediate action to raise standards of care in hospitals for people with diabetes.

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Team Novo Nordisk

Find out about the world’s first all diabetes professional cycling team; with advice from Lisa Devine, the team's Senior Diabetes Education Nurse Facilitator



Nurses must have a solid understanding of a patients culture beliefs and traditions to be able to deliver effective individualised holistic care

Cultural competence in nursing Muslim patients Subscription Required

30-Mar-2015

Nurses who understand the Muslim worldview and religious or cultural practices are better placed to provide person-centred care to Muslim patients without stereotyping.

Reversing type 2 diabetes with lifestyle change

Reversing type 2 diabetes with lifestyle change Subscription Required

16-Mar-2015

Type 2 diabetes is associated with a range of serious complications, and accounts for significant costs to the NHS. Dietary and lifestyle change can reduce its impact.

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Reflections on reducing insulin to lose weight Subscription Required

18-Oct-2012

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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'People who acquire disability may grieve their loss forever' Subscription Required

In this fast-living digital age there have been astonishing developments in the field of biomechanics, prosthetics and transplant surgery, as well as stem cell research, which has already shown tremendous results.

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Kathryn Godfrey

'Some good news for care of the older person'

30-Mar-2015

It seems the tide may be turning on the way older people are treated in the NHS, with the need to develop and improve this important area of care at last being acknowledged and acted on. There were two announcements this week that gave me hope that change is coming.

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Does deadly diet drug DNP defeat diabetes?

“A chemical [DNP] which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes,” The Daily Telegraph reports.

Care of People with Diabetes

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice (third edition)

18-Mar-2015

‘The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes.’

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Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.

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