Posts Tagged ‘Diabetes’

Regulator says more work needed to provide personalised diabetes care

Diabetes services need to help patients self-manage their condition better. This is the finding of CQC review that explores the quality of care for peop...

Diabetes: it is within our gift to work with our patients and make it better

With a flourish, the National Diabetes Audit has made its annual appearance - and being part of the core audit group, I already knew what was coming. Th...

Diabetes: significant reduction in diabetes-related amputations since the mid-1990s

There has been a significant reduction in diabetes-related amputations since the mid-1990s, a study finds. Amputations of the lower limbs are one of the...

Five million adults in England ‘at risk of developing type 2 diabetes’

Up to five million people in England are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to new data from Public Health England. Type-2 diabetes is clo...

Call for NHS to deliver annual foot check

More than 400,000 people with diabetes in England are not having an annual foot check, despite these being important for preventing diabetes-related amputa...

Paediatrics: Share best practice to improve paediatric diabetes care say doctors

Positive advances in the care of paediatric diabetes in England and Wales have, for the first time in ten years, started to demonstrate some improvement in...

Healthy lifestyle could prevent nearly half of all diabetic pregnancies

Nearly half of all cases of gestational diabetes could be prevented if young women eat well, exercise regularly and stop smoking before and during pregnanc...

Diabetes: Online e-learning programme Type 2 Diabetes and Me wins award

The online e-learning programme Type 2 Diabetes has and Me has won a BMA Patient Information Award 2014 in the ‘long-term conditions’ special category....

Obesity: expansion of weight loss surgery in England proposed to tackle Type 2 Diabetes

An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes. New draft guidelines from the National Institut...

Diabetes: Postcode lottery for annual diabetes checks, says DUK

People with diabetes are four times more likely to get vital annual checks if they live in the best performing area in England than if they live in the wor...

Diabetes: sharp rise in people at risk of getting T2DM

More than a third of adults in England are at high risk for type 2 diabetes, according to research which paints an alarming scenario for individual health ...