Obesity and diabetes
Rose Gallacher Staff nurse, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
A CPD article improved Rose Gallacher’s knowledge of the role of obesity in the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus
The article discussed the factors that increase a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly obesity. It also outlined the lifestyle changes that can reduce a person’s risk of diabetes.
Nursing Standard. 32, 24, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.24.64.s37
This reflective account is based on NS878 Cloete L, Mitchell B, Morton D (2017) The role of obesity in the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nursing Standard. 31, 22, 59-69. rcni.com/obesity-diabetes