A case series of verrucae vulgares mimicking hyperkeratosis in individuals with diabetic foot ulcers

May 30, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: May 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetic foot ulcers are a common complication in the advanced stages of diabetes mellitus. Certain lesions may be refractory to usual treatments with prolonged healing. In these cases, differential diagnoses to classical ulcers should be considered. Although plantar warts are a common and easy-to-diagnose finding in the general population, diagnosis can be challenging in people with diabetic foot ulcers, as they mimic hyperkeratosis in these people.

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Vitamin D status and its association with insulin resistance among type 2 diabetics

May 3, 2017

Source: PLoS One

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Date of publication: Apr 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Vitamin D plays a major role in physiological processes that modulate mineral metabolism and immune function with probable link to several chronic and infectious conditions. Emerging data suggests a possible influence of vitamin D on glucose homeostasis. This study sought to provide preliminary information on vitamin D status among Ghanaian type 2 diabetics and assessed its association with glucose homeostasis.


Sleep biosignature of Type 2 diabetes: a case–control study

January 10, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Jan 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To determine whether or not the sleep disturbances associated with Type 2 diabetes affect the structure of sleep.

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Beating Diabetes in Bradford

August 27, 2015

Source: RightCare

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Date of publication: 24 August 2015

Publication type: Blog

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Bradford City CCG identified type 2 diabetes as a priority area for improving the health of the population it serves through higher quality delivery of primary care services.


Small changes make a big difference for safe diabetes care

July 7, 2013

Source: The Health Foundation

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication type: Case Study

In a nutshell: The Regional Insulin Safety and Knowledge Project is a 1 year initiative, part-funded by the Health Foundation, to increase insulin safety across the North East region, working with partners including Sunderland Royal Infirmary and the Royal Victoria Hospital in Newcastle.

Length of publication: One web page


Reducing hospital admission rates for people with diabetes

March 7, 2013

Source: NHS Evidence QIPP

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Date of publication:  January 2013

Publication type: Case study

In a nutshell:This NHS Greenwich initiative improved outcomes, reducing admissions in patients with cardiovascular disease and decreasing outpatient diabetic medicines attendances at £73,134 per 100,000 population

Length of publication: 10 pages


Using NICE guidance to remodel services for type 2 diabetes

February 13, 2013

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Case study

In a nutshell: This case study outlines how Nene and Corby Clinical Commissioning Group used the NICE guidance to redesign services in Northamptonshire. By using the guidance the group were able to generate the income required to develop a MDT to manage and support diabetes services. This project has been entered into the NICE Shared Learning Awards 2013.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Source: NHS Networks