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Diabetic emergencies in adults

28 July 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

In this article the author discusses three diabetic emergencies: diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome and hypoglycaemia, which all require prompt...

Adolescents with diabetes: a health action zone project

01 April 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Service development

There is a growing prevalence of diabetes in the UK, as in most other countries. Type 1 diabetes is increasing in children, particularly in the under fives (DoH...

Adolescents with diabetes: A Health Action Zone project

01 April 2004

Paediatric Nursing

General

There is a growing prevalence of diabetes in the UK, as in most other countries. Type 1 diabetes is increasing in children, particularly in the under fives (DoH...

Preparation for transition to adult diabetes services

01 March 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Adolescents who have insulin dependent diabetes have to cope with the pressures of growing up as well as managing their diabetes. They must also adapt to transition...

Preparation for transition to adult diabetes services

01 March 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Adolescents who have insulin dependent diabetes have to cope with the pressures of growing up as well as managing their diabetes. They must also adapt to transition...

An overview of diabetic ketoacidosis

17 November 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article provides an overview of diabetic ketoacidosis, a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. It highlights the signs, symptoms and acute...

Insulin resistance

23 April 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Insulin resistance is one of the most important causes of premature death in developed countries (Turtle 2000). In this article, Alison Jeffery examines the basic...

Management of diabetes in South Asian communities in the UK

01 March 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses some of the specific challenges related to the management of diabetes in patients of South Asian origin. Communicating information that...

Management of diabetes in South Asian communities in the UK

01 April 2007

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article discusses some of the specific challenges related to the management of diabetes in patients of South Asian origin. Communicating information that...

Dyslipidaemia in type 2 diabetes

01 February 2002

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the pathophysiology of lipid metabolism in diabetes, the evidence-based...