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Metformin-associated lactic acidosis

03 September 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

This article discusses the case of a 68-year-old emergency department patient with hypoglycaemia, hypotension, unconsciousness and a severe metabolic acidosis. It...

Drug treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults

29 November 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article outlines the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes and its complications in adults. Practical aspects of the drug options and the evidence...

Self-management skills for people with type 2 diabetes

19 October 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article discusses type 2 diabetes, including the underlying causes and the treatment algorithm needed to manage this condition. The article also explores the...

Drug treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults

23 November 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article outlines the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes and its complications in adults. Practical aspects of the drug options and the evidence...

Self-management skills for people with type 2 diabetes

13 October 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses type 2 diabetes, including the underlying causes and the treatment algorithm needed to manage this condition. The article also explores the...

Diabetes and obesity: perspectives of the nature/nurture debate

05 April 2011

Primary Health Care

CPD

Not enough consideration is given to the difficulties that many patients with diabetes encounter as a result of their inherited genes or their lifestyle. By focusing...

Type 2 diabetes: an epidemic in children

01 March 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Increasing numbers of children and adolescents are developing type 2 diabetes. Symptoms of this condition include obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, insulin resistance...

Protecting hearts and minds

06 December 2012

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Physical ill health can restrict and shorten the lives of people with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This article looks at a new...

Searching for clues

12 July 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

The incidence of type 2 diabetes is growing rapidly, so knowing about its precursors could help in its prevention.

The role of obesity in the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Abstract The onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with various modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors, including lifestyle factors. Obesity is the...
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