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Diabetes Nursing

Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses



Healthy lifestyle key to avoiding gestational diabetes, finds study

1-Oct-2014

Nearly half of all cases of diabetes during pregnancy could be prevented if young women eat well, exercise regularly and stop smoking before and during pregnancy, according to a study.

Call for clinicians to raise issue of 'hypos' with diabetes patients

30-Sep-2014

A campaign has been launched to promote awareness of “hypos” in patients 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



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Insulin

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.

Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'

29-Sep-2014

The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.

Do artificial sweeteners raise diabetes risk?

Do artificial sweeteners raise diabetes risk?

“Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes, claim scientists,” reports The Guardian.

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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