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Diabetes Nursing

Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses



Repeated use of antibiotics may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

26-Mar-2015

Repeated use of some types of antibiotics may put people at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes through potentially altering their gut bacteria, according to a large observational study.

Specialist diabetes teams must be 'embedded' in all hospitals

13-Mar-2015

The UK’s leading specialist in diabetes inpatient care has called on the NHS to take immediate action to raise standards of care in hospitals for people 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



Reversing type 2 diabetes with lifestyle change

Reversing type 2 diabetes with lifestyle change Subscription Required

16-Mar-2015

Type 2 diabetes is associated with a range of serious complications, and accounts for significant costs to the NHS. Dietary and lifestyle change can reduce its impact.

Dosette boxes can help people with memory problems self manage diabetes

Managing diabetes in people with dementia Subscription Required

2-Mar-2015

The number of patients with both type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising, which poses new challenges in blood glucose monitoring and medicines administration.

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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.

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'People who acquire disability may grieve their loss forever' Subscription Required

In this fast-living digital age there have been astonishing developments in the field of biomechanics, prosthetics and transplant surgery, as well as stem cell research, which has already shown tremendous results.

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Voluntary services should supplement care, not replace it

23-Mar-2015

It was not a big surprise to me to read that mental health budgets have fallen by 8% in real terms during the term of this government.

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Does deadly diet drug DNP defeat diabetes?

“A chemical [DNP] which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes,” The Daily Telegraph reports.

Care of People with Diabetes

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice (third edition)

18-Mar-2015

‘The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes.’

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Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.

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