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MPs call for 'radical expansion' of structured diabetes education

Steroid-induced hyperglycaemia

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Type 1 diabetes: clinical review

Viewpoint: Why we need joined-up thinking in diabetes care

Type 1 diabetes

Clinical review: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes
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Clinical review: NICE guidance on type 1 diabetes

Professor Rayaz Malik and colleagues outline new guidance on diagnosis and management.

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

An apparently minor illness had a serious cause.

GPs should draw up individual targets for type 1 diabetes patients, says NICE

GPs should draw up individual targets for type 1 diabetes patients, says NICE

GPs should help devise 'individualised' blood glucose targets for adults with type...

Type 2 diabetes

GPs to refer at-risk patients to personalised diabetes prevention schemes

GPs to refer at-risk patients to personalised diabetes prevention schemes

GPs in parts of England will soon be able to refer high-risk patients onto a personalised...

NICE diabetes guidance to be updated constantly after 'out-of-date' criticism
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NICE diabetes guidance to be updated constantly after 'out-of-date' criticism

GPs may have to check NICE diabetes guidelines continually to ensure they are aware...

Clinical Review: Type 2 diabetes
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Clinical Review: Type 2 diabetes

Contributed by Professor Iskandar Idris, associate professor in diabetes and honorary...

Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes in early pregnancy linked to autism
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Gestational diabetes in early pregnancy linked to autism

Foetuses exposed to gestational diabetes in the womb during early pregnancy face...

Blood tests catch diabetes too late, warn researchers

Blood tests catch diabetes too late, warn researchers

Current methods of diagnosing type 2 diabetes should be 'urgently revised' after...

Diabetes in pregnancy - Clinical review

Diabetes in pregnancy - Clinical review

What are the risks and outcomes in patients with existing and gestational diabetes...

Complications of diabetes

Diabetic emergencies and complications in primary care

Diabetic emergencies and complications in primary care

The presentation and management of emergencies and complications arising from diabetes,...

Faster treatment for diabetic foot patients could slash £650m NHS costs
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Faster treatment for diabetic foot patients could slash £650m NHS costs

Speeding up target treatment times for patients with diabetic foot disease could...

Foot problems in diabetes
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Foot problems in diabetes

NICE recommendations for prevention and management.

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Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

GPs frequently see patients with abnormal liver function tests, but which of them...

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

A 45-year-old man with apparent type 2 diabetes was unintentionally losing weight.

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

The latest clinical research of interest to GPs.

Case study: Tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell

Case study: Tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell

How a drug safety alert helped to identify the cause of tiredness, thirst and feeling...

Diabetes in young people: NICE guidance

Diabetes in young people: NICE guidance

What's new in the latest NICE guidelines on diabetes in children and young adults...

Journals watch: HRT, diabetes and RA

Journals watch: HRT, diabetes and RA

Research on HRT, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. By Dr Tillmann Jacobi

Viewpoint - Which is the best test for diagnosing diabetes?
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Viewpoint - Which is the best test for diagnosing diabetes?

Dr Jeremy Turner looks at when to use HbA1c and when to use plasma glucose testing...

Discovering the cause of hypomagnesaemia
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Discovering the cause of hypomagnesaemia

This diabetic patient experienced low magnesium levels as a result of treatment with...

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