Unique, practical knowledge for nurses responsible for daily management of patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and related conditions.

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Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Watch our new, freebite-sized COVID-19 Need to Know webinars for primary HCPs. Created to support HCPs during these unprecedented times, giving much needed guidance around how to manage high-risk patients. Watch the webinar and take a look at the factsheet for our latest webinar today.

Category: Webinars
Friday, 26 February 2010

This leaflet is intended to provide information for people who have been advised to have a glucose tolerance test. It is very important to follow the guidelines given below so that your test is accurate and you don't need to repeat it.

Category: Editorial
Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Why is it that some patients with diabetes are able to stick to the 'straight and narrow' while others fall off the rails? I decided to look at my client group to see if I could pick up on any particular issues that made people either forget that they have diabetes, or struggle to continue to control their blood glucose levels as they had previously been doing. This article reviews what I found and offers some suggestions on how to help patients get back in control.

Category: Editorial
Monday, 25 April 2016

A study from the United States shows that sleeping problems in women are associated with a significantly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. These sleeping disorders included ‘sleeping difficulty’, frequent snoring, sleep duration ≤6 hours, sleep apnoea or rotating shift work.

Monday, 13 May 2019

Foot ulceration in people with diabetes is an increasing problem which is costly to the NHS financially and to patients in terms of quality of life. Management is complex and involves a team approach to ensure the best results for patients. 

Category: Editorial

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