Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
Illnesses detected during the NHS’s “mid-life MOT” could be “equally well detected” without the check-up, researchers have suggested.
Eating a diet rich in nuts may help to combat type 2 diabetes, new Canadian research suggests.
Latest research: diabetes
Careful foot care for patients with diabetes can help to avoid foot ulcers and amputation. Practice nurses should know how to carry out a foot assessment
Adult offspring of people with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing the condition so must have accurate knowledge about it and its risk factors
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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‘Nurses at any stage of practice could benefit from this book as it provides good evidence based data when considering tissue viability and holistic assessment.’
NICE has issued a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.