As the NHS continues to face workforce challenges, the attention this week has focused on how the recruitment of people from outside of the UK might look after the UK’s departure from the European Union.
The evidence for lipid lowering: Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease risk
1 June, 2004
Delyth Townsend, RGN.Cardiology Research Nurse at the Wales Heart Research Institute, Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust, BridgendType 2 diabetes affects 3-5% of people in Western countries, with a two-to-five-fold increase in age-adjusted mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) (Pyorala et al, 1987), and up to 70% of observed mortality (Manson and Spelsberg, 1996).
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