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Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Professor Cliff Bailey and Professor Vinod Patel discuss type 2 diabetes and SGLT2 inhibitors in context plus managing glycaemic control and body weight.

Category: Webinars
Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Professor Cliff Bailey and Dr Martin Hadley-Brown discuss the effects of SGLT2 inhibitors on cardiovascular function and their role in the management of CV disease.

Category: Webinars
Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Professor Cliff Bailey and Dr Pam Brown discuss the reno-protective effects of SGLT2 inhibitors and their role in the management diabetic kidney disease.

Category: Webinars
Friday, 06 October 2017

A new NHS service to provide a non-surgical reversible weight loss device for people who have both poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and obesity is safe and effective and should be rolled out across the NHS, according to new research presented at the recent EASD annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

An update of the QOF indicator list by NICE suggests that eight new diabetes indicators should be added to QOF from 2019/20. NICE says that the new approach, which comes following a review of the QOF in England, will improve outcomes and decrease the risk of harm from over-treatment.

 

Category: Have You Heard
Thursday, 05 May 2016
Diabetes UK has launched a new guide on the management of insulin administration in the community. The guide provides the framework for safe and effective diabetes care in a community setting.
Category: Have You Heard
Monday, 21 May 2018

The online medical learning company The Sound Doctor has launched a new diabetes library which adds to its existing website-based collection of short films for patients.

Category: Have You Heard
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
A new diabetes app aims to help people manage and monitor their diabetes. The app allows users to log and track a range of levels including blood glucose, insulin, mood, exercise, medication, HbA1c, blood pressure, carbohydrates, calories, alcohol, weight, BMI, cholesterol and ketones.
Category: Have You Heard
Tuesday, 27 October 2009

In May 2009, NICE published recommendations on the use of newer agents for the control of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes. This guideline provides a partial update for NICE Clinical Guideline 66 on the management of type 2 diabetes that was published last year. These newer agents include the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, thiazolidinediones (TZDs), the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) mimetic exenatide and the long-acting insulin analogues (insulin detemir and insulin glargine).

Category: Editorial
Wednesday, 04 July 2018

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has released an online course exploring low glycaemic-index (GI) diets in type 2 diabetes. The 30-minute e-learning module ‘Type 2 Diabetes – a Low GI Approach’ is aimed at GPs, practice nurses, diabetes specialists nurses and other healthcare professionals working in primary care interested in helping people living with type 2 diabetes.

Category: Have You Heard

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