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Diabetes Nursing

Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses



NHS Health Check no more effective than 'standard care', experts suggest

NHS Health Check no more effective than 'standard care', experts suggest

1-Aug-2014

Illnesses detected during the NHS’s “mid-life MOT” could be “equally well detected” without the check-up, researchers have suggested.

Nuts 'may help combat diabetes'

Eating two portions of nuts a day 'may help manage diabetes'

31-Jul-2014

Eating a diet rich in nuts may help to combat type 2 diabetes, new Canadian research suggests.

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Assessing the foot in patients with diabetes

Assessing the foot in patients with diabetes Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

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

Diabetes knowledge in patients’ adult offspring

Diabetes knowledge in patients’ adult offspring Subscription Required

20-Jun-2014

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

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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.

Are you ready for a cardiac arrest?

28-Jul-2014

Inevitably nurses in some areas such as cardiac care and casualty are more ready than others. Are you ready for such an event?

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Protein may help control diabetes symptoms

Protein may help control diabetes symptoms

“Diabetes could be cured ‘in single jab’,” is the misleading headline in the Daily Express.

Wound healing and skin integrity principles

Wound Healing and Skin Integrity Principles and Practice

25-Jun-2014

‘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.’

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ABPI

Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management

NICE has issued a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.

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