Type 2 diabetes in midlife is associated with a 30% increased risk of a serious blockage of the brain arteries, often leading to stroke, and a doubling of the risk of narrowing of arteries in those over 60.
’The readers most likely to benefit from this book would be student nurses.’
The NHS Long Term Plan puts a focus on prevention with initiatives such as improvements to NHS premises to include healthier options of hospital food for staff and patients; increased education for frontline staff on nutrition and achieving a healthy weight; and doubling the capacity of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
I have long been concerned about power and ‘parentalism’ in healthcare.
Over the past several years there has been a positive shift in how type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance are managed.
’This is an excellent guide for students or qualified nurses.’
’This books should certainly been considered by anyone who wants to provide support in the field of diabetic care and management.’
’This book should be read by anyone who has an interest in foot health whether as a podiatrist, nurse or physiotherapist.’