Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
Blood-fat lowering drug fenofibrate is beneficial for women with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
Not all saturated fats increase the chances of developing diabetes - and some actually protect against the disease, a study has shown.
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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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NICE has issued a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.