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Topic: Diabetes - Primary Care

Friday, 23 February 2018
Stories in this Evidence in Practice include: Health survey for England, 2016: The good and the bad news Healthy lifestyle changes have a long-term benefit for type 2 diabetes prevention Weight loss diets reduce the risk of premature death for people with obesity Very low calorie diet can achieve a remission of Type 2 Diabetes Dash diet plus sodium reduction lowers systolic blood pressure Long-term follow-up underscores benefits of lowering LDL-C in CVD primary prevention Blood pressure self-monitoring is more effective with professional support AF and other chronic conditions = higher risk of death Clinical trials underestimate the real-world impact of Atherosclerotic CVD The burden of heart failure continues to rise in the UK
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.
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Diabetes UK has developed a new resource guide designed to encourage healthcare professionals to use root cause analysis (RCA) to help reduce the number of unnecessary diabetes-related amputations. The new guide provides practical, step-by-step information on how to complete RCA. It includes who to involve, how to gather the right data, and techniques to help identify root causes.
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Thursday, 02 February 2017
A practical down-to-earth manual on the whole range of long-term conditions has been written for UK general practice nurses by experts in their field. The book provides a quick way for new practice nurses to learn the basics about long-term conditions and will also be useful to the wider primary healthcare team.
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Friday, 06 October 2017
The new OneTouch Reveal® mobile app is now available in the UK and Ireland. It includes innovative features including blood sugar and activity timelines transformed into quick visual snapshots which allow people with diabetes to see their results, identify trends and get on with their daily life.
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Sunday, 13 August 2017
A new blueprint for diabetes care has been published by NHS England in a bid to improve and reduce variation of care.
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Monday, 17 July 2017
Management of type 2 diabetes continues to be very challenging. Adherence with therapy is poor, due in part to the number of medications and the high frequency they need to be taken each day. PillTime is a new system which makes managing medicines easier and is ideal for those on multiple medicines and active lifestyles.
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Thursday, 08 September 2016
NICE has published a new diabetes quality standard for adults featuring seven new and updated statements covering type 2 diabetes prevention, structured education programmes, care and treatment, and prevention and management of foot problems. The new quality standard updates the 2011 version.
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Wednesday, 04 January 2017
Dapagliflozin is now recommended by NICE as part of triple therapy with metformin and a sulfonylurea when two drugs for type 2 diabetes are not providing glycaemic control.
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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
NICE have recently updated the guidance in a number of sections of the type 2 diabetes guidelines (NG28). New information on sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors has been added to the section on initial drug treatment when metformin is contraindicated or not tolerated.
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