Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT)

December 11, 2017

Source: The Lancet

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Date of publication: Dec 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disorder that requires lifelong treatment. We aimed to assess whether intensive weight management within routine primary care would achieve remission of type 2 diabetes.

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Overtreatment of older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care

December 11, 2017

Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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Date of publication: Nov 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: There are indications of overtreatment in older type 2 diabetes patients in both the US and Europe. We assessed the level of personalized diabetes treatment for older patients in primary care, focusing on overtreatment.

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How can point-of-care HbA1c testing be integrated into UK primary care consultations? – a feasibility study

May 30, 2017

Source: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

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Date of publication: May 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: HbA1c measurement with POC devices can be effectively implemented in primary care. This work has identified when these technologies might work best, as well as potential challenges. The findings can be used to inform the design of a pragmatic trial to implement POC HbA1c testing.

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Walking Away from Type 2 diabetes

September 8, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aimed to investigate whether an established behavioural intervention, Walking Away from Type 2 Diabetes, is effective at promoting and sustaining increased walking activity when delivered within primary care.

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Management of obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care

July 14, 2016

Source: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

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Date of publication: July 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article reviews the most recent and strongest evidence-based strategies that may aid physicians in management of obesity in patients with Type 2 diabetes in primary care.

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Diabetes treatments and risk of amputation, blindness, severe kidney failure, hyperglycaemia, and hypoglycaemia

April 25, 2016

Source: BMJ;
published 30 March 2016

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To assess the risks of amputation, blindness, severe kidney failure, hyperglycaemia, and hypoglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes associated with prescribed diabetes drugs.

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Glucose test provenance recording in UK primary care

January 22, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The recording of glucose provenance in UK primary care could be improved. Failure to record provenance causes unnecessary repeated testing, delayed diagnosis and wasted clinician time.

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/