Optimizing diabetes control in people with Type 2 diabetes through nurse-led telecoaching

May 23, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: June 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Tele-education programmes may improve access to diabetes care, but their effectiveness is uncertain.
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Reasons why patients referred to diabetes education programmes choose not to attend: a systematic review

April 25, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine;
article first published online: 15 APR 2016

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To identify the reasons why those offered a place on diabetes education programmes declined the opportunity.

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Diabetics suffer 200,000 complications per year

August 27, 2015

Source: OnMedica

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Date of publication: 25 August 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: People with diabetes experience almost 200,000 serious complications per year such as amputation, heart attack or stroke, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK.


New diabetes training programme for care homes launched

June 2, 2014

Source:  diabetes.co.uk

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Date of publication: 29 May 2014

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: A new training and educational programme for diabetes patients living in British care homes is being rolled out in an effort to improve current standards of care.


National diet must change

May 15, 2014

Source:  OnMedica

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Date of publication: 15 May 2014

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: The UK population is still consuming too much saturated fat, added sugars and salt and not enough fruit, vegetables, oily fish and fibre according to the latest national survey.  The data released today provides compelling evidence that we all need to make changes to our diet to improve our health, especially teenagers.  Eating a healthy, balanced diet that is high in fruit, vegetables and fibre and low in saturated fat, sugar and salt, alongside being more active, will help you to maintain a healthy weight and lower your risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.


Just one in five people with diabetes has condition under control

May 7, 2013

Source: Diabetes UK 

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Date of publication: April 2013

Publication Type: News story

In a nutshell: Only one in five people with diabetes is reaching the targets for keeping their condition under control. There is a need for local services to put in place self-management support programmes to help people manage their diabetes well.

Length of publication: 1 web page


An assessment of lifestyle video education for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

October 7, 2010

Source: Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 01 August 2010, 23 (4) p.353-359

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Date of publication: August 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article evaluates the impact of a video based intervention for newly diagnosed patients on their changes in knowledge, biomedical indices and quality of life. It concludes that a video intervention increased diabetes knowledge amongst those newly diagnosed with diabetes type 2 and may be an effective educational intervention.

Length of publication: 6 pages

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Acknowledgement: Cinahl