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Organising Care For The Person Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes

Publication date: Wednesday, 27 September 2006
Contributor(s): Sandra Waddingham

The focus of diabetes care is well established in general practice, with practice nurses taking on much of the responsibility for diabetes management. The white paper Our Health, Our Care, Our Say talks about high quality care being delivered to patients close to where they live. So, in the future, general practice can expect to take on more responsibility for conditions such as diabetes. This article discusses the priorities for the newly diagnosed patient, and the importance of sound advice and guidance in the early stages.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 3, Number 5, September-October 2006
Print edition page(s): 229-232
Contributor(s): Sandra Waddingham

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