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Diverticular disease

06 September 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Diverticular disease is a gastrointestinal disorder. Christine Hyde discusses the physiology and care of related conditions in the large bowel, examining potential...

Coeliac disease

01 December 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

The classic gastrointestinal symptoms of coeliac disease are relatively well known. Alison Sullivan describes their management, emphasising the importance of keeping...

Nutritional management of renal disease

01 May 1999

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

Obesity in primary care

01 June 2000

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to give an overview of some of the issues and principles of weight management in primary care and to ensure...

Action on intolerance

21 July 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

A research programme involving four practice nurses promoting the benefits of healthy eating and identifying patients with food intolerance has paid dividends.

Nutritional management of children who follow therapeutic diets for medical reasons

31 October 2012

Primary Health Care

CPD

A child’s nutritional status has a significant effect on health and development. While children’s diets in the UK have improved over the past 15 years, some...

Use of nutrition therapy in the management of diabetes mellitus

25 February 2019

Nursing Standard

Nutrition

Effective management of diabetes mellitus requires lifelong adherence to a plan that incorporates lifestyle changes, exercise and diet. Following a dietary plan is a...