Category list : Long-term conditions
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A vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check, according to a review of research evidence that found munching fruit, veg and nuts was good for both mental and physical health.
The toxic effects on the lung of drugs routinely prescribed to treat a range of common long-term conditions is much more widespread than thought, warn UK researchers.
Two diabetes nurses from North Kent are part of a team who have received a national award for their work in setting up an online forum supporting colleagues across the country.
Perioperative nurses increasingly care for people with dementia, but they are often not adequately prepared for this. This article outlines the challenges and potential solutions
Nursing Times has launched a new online learning unit for nurses on the management of obesity.
A new database has been developed to arm nurses and other healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently prescribe physical activity to patients.
At HMP Full Sutton, prisoners with end-stage kidney disease receive on-site haemodialysis. This initiative won the Managing Long-term Conditions category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Nurses are being encouraged by the UK’s sole nursing professor of stroke care to encourage patients to use a new website designed to help them manage their recovery.
We still lack conclusive evidence on the complex links between headaches or migraine and stroke. Further research is needed to strengthen guidance and improve management
A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study by Danish researchers.