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July 24, 2017

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Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 7

June 19, 2017

Whose diabetes is it anyway?

June 19, 2017

Source: Practical Diabetes

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The contribution and sometimes overlooked resource of the dietitian within the diabetes team;
the untapped potential of the person with diabetes and the importance of supporting them to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to live well with their diabetes;
the importance of systematic high-quality services designed around the needs of the individual.

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Factors determining uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening

June 19, 2017

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To investigate variables at the demographic and primary care practice levels that influence the uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening.

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Blood glucose testing of little value to some patients

June 19, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Many patients with type 2 diabetes consider finger-prick blood tests key for keeping blood glucose levels under control. But according to a new study, they are unlikely to be beneficial for patients who are not receiving insulin therapy.

 

 

 

 

 


Excess weight may reduce early death risk for older adults with diabetes

June 19, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Many of us are aware of the health risks associated with being overweight or obese. A new study, however, finds that holding some excess weight may actually benefit older adults with diabetes.


Novel therapies in type 2 diabetes: insulin resistance

June 19, 2017

Source: Practical Diabetes

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Date of publication: June 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Insulin resistance plays an important role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of insulin resistance. Hence, treating obesity with lifestyle interventions is the cornerstone of managing insulin resistance.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/