Patients with both depression and pre-diabetes are at higher risk of developing dementia in later life, compared to those with neither condition, according to UK researchers.
More than a quarter of acute sector sites in England and Wales still have no dedicated diabetes inpatient specialist nurses, according to a national snapshot of care quality in hospitals.
Adult-onset diabetes cases should be classified into five different types, rather than just type 1 or 2, according to researchers from Scandinavia.
It is “imperative” that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during their 20s, 30s and 40s receive significant support on optimising their treatment and self-management skills, warn researchers in light of a new study on mortality risk.
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Patients with long-term conditions, such as diabetes, could one day benefit from new types of sensor technology that are being developed by UK researchers.
Diabetes and worse blood glucose control are associated with long-term cognitive decline, according to new study of some 5,000 older people in the UK.
The charity Diabetes UK is looking for nurses to take part in its “clinical champions” programme and lead improvements in diabetes care.
Environmental temperatures of over 25 degrees Celsius are associated with a significant increase in the risk of being misdiagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy, warn Greek researchers.
A community nursing student has been recognised as one of the highest achieving nurses in the country during her graduation from the University of Chester.
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to researchers.