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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...

Evaluation of the care received by older people with diabetes

01 May 2012

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the views of older people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes on the care they received from healthcare professionals....

Cognitive impairment in patients with diabetes

12 December 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are associated with major complications that shorten life expectancy. Fluctuations in the amount of glucose reaching the brain cause a...

Non-diabetic hypoglycaemia: causes and pathophysiology

20 July 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Hypoglycaemia has many possible causes, although similar symptoms in each case can make diagnosis of the cause complex. Common early warning signs of hypoglycaemia...

Students’ experiences of managing type 1 diabetes

07 December 2010

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim To explore the experiences of young people managing their type 1 diabetes at college or university. Method A convenience sample of 23 students, aged 17-19 years,...

Economic change: a barrier to diabetes self-management?

04 October 2011

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Aim This study explores the expectation that diabetes self-management is adversely affected by individuals’ economic problems. Method A convenience sample of ten...

Experiences of parents of young people with diabetes using insulin pump therapy

01 March 2008

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Background: National guidance on the use of insulin pump therapy in the management of type 1 diabetes in adults (currently under review) also applies to children and...

Maintaining momentum in action research

01 July 2021

Nurse Researcher

Action research

Background Action research (AR) provides a robust platform for collaboration to develop and evaluate nursing practice. It results in several outcomes, including...