Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
A new strategy to improve early detection and treatment of diabetes, which affects one in 20 people in Scotland, has been launched today by the Scottish Government.
One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, the latest evidence from a long-term study has suggested.
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The administration of topical eye medications must be given the same priority and attention to safety as drugs administered by the systemic route
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
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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Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) must come to terms with having a progressive and incurable disease that will increasingly limit their capacity for physical activity, and is almost certain to cause their death. And the fact that it affects the ability to breathe means they are constantly reminded of this frightening prospect.
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NICE has issued a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of lower limb peripheral arterial disease.