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Diabetes Nursing

Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses



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Faster heart rate could be 'novel' risk factor for diabetes

22-May-2015

Measuring heart rate could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes, according to an international team of researchers.

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Type 2 diabetes screening may reduce CVD and mortality

19-May-2015

Screening for type 2 diabetes followed by early treatment could result in substantial health benefits, according to a team of UK and US researchers.

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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



Timing of antibiotic administration is vital to achieve effective blood levels

How a patient perspective improved IV therapy Subscription Required

11-May-2015

An expert cystic fibrosis patient questioned the timing of his drug administration, which led him to propose a new, more effective schedule for the entire ward.

Patients should be referred to an ophthalmic unit in cases of suspected cataracts

Nurses' role in early detection of cataracts Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

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.

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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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'Let's realise the potential of our practice nurses'

25-May-2015

I wonder if anyone was surprised by the recent news that a group of GP practices have been placed into special measures.

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

“Diet swap experiment reveals junk food’s harm to guts,” BBC News reports.

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

“Diet swap experiment reveals junk food’s harm to guts,” BBC News reports.

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