December 5, 2016
Source: Diabetic Medicine
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Date of publication: Dec 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Glucose variability over time may contribute to microvascular and macrovascular complications.
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June 7, 2012
Title: Diabetes: Most NHS costs wasteful, says Diabetic Medicine
Source: BBC News
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Date of publication: April 2012
Publication type: News Story
In a nutshell: The BBC report the findings of an article published in Diabetic Medicine Journal which suggests that much spending on diabetes is avoidable. Improved health checks and better education could reduce the cost of treating complications whihc amounts to 80% of the NHS £9.8bn diabetes bill.
Length of publication: 1 web page
Some important notes: Follow this link to read the full article reference: “Estimating the current and future costs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the UK, including direct health costs and indirect societal and productivity costs” Hex et al Diabetic Medicine ‘Accepted Article’, doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2012.03698.x
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Acknowledgements: NHS Networks
June 7, 2009
Title: Reducing the risk of complications associated with diabetes
Source: Nursing Standard, 23 (25) p.49-55
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Date of publication: 25 February 2009
Publication type: Review
In a nutshell: Complications associated with diabetes can lead to microvascular and macrovascular damage, which can have financial implications for patients and the NHS, and affect quality of life. This article addresses how these issues can be managed and identified in order to avoid further damage.
Length of publication: 6 pages
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