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Diabetes patients to get dedicated support but are not added to shielding list

NHS England has launched a specific support service for diabetes patients during the Covid-19 pandemic, after research by the National Diabetes Audit linked the condition with much higher death rates from the virus.

CPD - In review: diabetes

Clinical diabetes lead Sarah Gregory takes you through the 15 healthcare essentials when reviewing a patient with diabetes 

CPD: Diagnosing diabetes

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

Diabetes care: the case for group consultations

Imagine stepping down one person’s medication, only to see an improvement in another person’s blood sugars. This scenario does happen – in group consultations for people with diabetes.

Link between maternal diabetes and child's CVD 'highlights importance of screening'

Children are at increased risk of developing heart disease in the first 40 years of their life if their mothers had diabetes before or during pregnancy, according to a new study.

First audit of diabetes nurses reveals 1800 currently employed in England

The first audit of diabetes specialist nurses (DSNs) has shown there are over 1800 DSNs currently working in England.

Male sexual dysfunction in diabetes

GP Dr David Edwards discusses the management of sexual dysfunction in men with diabetes

Diabetes cases rise in the under 40s who also show ‘worse metabolic profile’

The number of under 40s being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes has risen substantially over the past two decades and they appear to have a more ‘aggressive’ pattern of disease, research shows.

How nurses can help realise the link between eye health and patient care

Key learning points - The interplay between vision and long-term conditions - Types of eye conditions that may affect sight - How primary care nurses can help patients with their vision