Category list : Diabetes Uk
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New data has revealed that the number of major lower limb amputations for patients with diabetes is continuing to rise as the condition becomes more prevalent.
More than a third of people with type 2 diabetes taking part in a weight management programme delivered in primary care are in remission two years later, according to latest UK study findings, which researchers have decribed as “incredibly exciting”.
A team of diabetes specialist nurses who set up a social media network have been on tour across the UK in a bid to showcase the work they do and recruit other nurses into the speciality, a member of the team explained to Nursing Times.
Thousands more people with type 1 diabetes in England will be offered life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS as part of plans to revolutionise health care with clever technologies, it is revealed today.
Diabetes nurses are going above and beyond their call of duty to provide psychological support to struggling patients who are unable to access timely treatment elsewhere, according to a leading nurse in the field.
One in five inpatients with diabetes – around 58,000 – had a “hypo” in hospital last year, according to latest data, sparking a national charity to call on health professionals to more aware of the symptoms.
A charity leader has said end-of-life care services are “more important than ever” after new figures revealed death rates in England are on a steep incline.
Millions of people in England have missed out on a chance to get early help for conditions such as diabetes and heart disease by failing to attend their NHS Health Check, according to a charity investigation.
Clinicians must avoid “telling off” or “blaming” patients with diabetes, according to a new guide that highlights the importance of using the right words when interacting with those with the disease.
Nurses are best placed to implement new guidance on caring for frail, elderly diabetes patients, one of its authors has told Nursing Times.