The effect of frailty should be considered in the management plan of older people with Type 2 diabetes

March 18, 2016

Source: Future Science 2016;2(1)

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Recurrent hypoglycaemia in frail older people with diabetes is a marker of vulnerability and hypoglycaemic medication review or even complete withdrawal is appropriate in this group of patients.

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New diabetes training programme for care homes launched

June 2, 2014


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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.

Evaluation of the Inner North West London Integrated Care Pilot

June 7, 2013

Source: Nuffield Trust

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication Type: Report

In a nutshell: This report evaluates the findings of the first year of the Inner North West London Integrated Care Pilot, which aimed to develop new forms of care for older people and those with diabetes.

Length of publication: 12 page pdf


Managing diabetes in older people needs special care

November 7, 2012


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Date of publication:  Oct 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This practice commentary discusses why care home staff need to understand the effects of diabetes and how to recognise any problems to ensure that older people (who are more at risk of developing type 2 diabetes as they age) receive the care they need.

Length of publication: 1 web page 

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