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How workshops can support health staff helping patients move to insulin therapy

Paul Dromgoole RGN, RNMH, PGDip.Lecturer/Practitioner - Diabetes, York Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of YorkTwo key disorders typically characterise Type 2 diabetes: a relative deficiency of insulin due to beta cell failure and the body's resistance to the individual's own (endogenous) insulin. Furthermore people with Type 2 diabetes may lose the ability to effectively regulate meal-time blood glucose levels, due to disruption of first phase (post-meal) insulin release.

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