2015 Standards for Diabetes Care

March 27, 2015

SourceAnnals of Internal Medicine

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Date of publication: 24 March 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article highlights three topics in the care of patients with diabetes: ethnic differences, blood pressure targets and individual diabetes treatments.

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Lack of care planning is failing people with diabetes

March 18, 2014

Source:  OnMedica

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Date of publication: 17th March 2014

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: GPs are failing to ensure that all of their patients with diabetes are receiving a personal care plan, according to early results of a soon to be published survey by charity Diabetes UK.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Care Planning and Diabetes

March 7, 2012

Source: NHS Diabetes

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Date of publication: Jan 2012

In a nutshell: An easily accessible summary of the latest guidance and research evidence relating to Care Planning and Diabetes has been published as part of the Knowledge and Information Repository series.

Care Planning

October 7, 2011

Title: Care Planning:Improving the Lives of People with Long Term Conditions

Source: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Date of publication:  Sept 2011

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This document outlines how GPs and the primary health care team can support people with long term conditions including diabetes. It includes evidence that shared decision making  will improve outcomes and lower costs.

Length of publication: 76 pages

Acknowledgements: NHS Networks

Care planning in long term conditions

January 7, 2010

Title: Care planning in long term conditions: nurse-led care plans for people with diabetes

Source: Nursing Times, 105 (38) p.26-27

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Date of publication: 29 September 2009

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article describes how Burn Brae Medical Group is piloting care planning for patients with diabetes as part of the Year of Care programme. The practice first trialled care planning for this group in 2004 and the article discusses how practice nurses could adopt this approach.

Length of publication: 2 pages

Acknowledgement: Cinahl