Nursing practice and nursing news for diabetes nurses
Practice nurses and GPs treating diabetes patients who do not have their condition under control will be encouraged to give them “information prescriptions”, under an initiative launched today.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued a medical device alert regarding a fault on a particular type of insulin pump.
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Foot care can prevent mobility problems and social isolation; it is a crucial part of nursing care, particularly for older patients, who may be unable to care for their own feet
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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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