Continuous glucose monitors improve glucose control and add to quality of life for patients with type 1 diabetes, and are also cost-effective over manual testing with strips, according to US researchers.
Researchers behind a major new study of chronic kidney disease hope it will provide vital information to aid earlier diagnosis and treatment.
A leading nurse consultant has called the current state of diabetes nursing “extremely worrying” and warned that the country could face a “ticking time bomb of poor health” unless changes are made.
Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, according to the UK authors of the first “robust” research analysis to examine the link between the two.
Most cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be linked to factors in childhood, according to a major new study, which highlights the need for early intervention and prevention.
The national workforce planning body Health Education England has begun a review of community nursing training, following problems filling places on programmes in recent years.
Maternity care for pregnant women with a set of rare inherited conditions called Ehlers-Danlos syndromes “must improve”, according to UK midwifery researchers.
Higher blood pressure prior to conception may increase the risk of miscarriage, even in women not previously diagnosed with hypertension, warn US researchers.
Expectant mothers who are fitter prior to pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to US researchers.
A study chronicling the experiences of women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during and after pregnancy found nurses and midwives were often unable to provide information and advice.