Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
Health officials should run an “it’s never too late” campaign to make the public aware of lifestyle changes they could make to help stave off dementia, a new report suggests.
Nearly two-thirds of NHS commissioners do not fund for specific training in diabetes for health professionals, a charity survey has indicated.
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One in four people in residential homes has diabetes. However, a national audit has found the condition is not being identified, monitored and treated adequately
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
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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Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.
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