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Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

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Diabetes drugs consume £1 in every £9 spent on NHS prescribing

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Regular diabetes checks linked to lower mortality risk, national audit finds

Diabetes prevention scheme expanded to cover 75% of England

Type 1 diabetes

Welsh campaign aims to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes in children

Welsh campaign aims to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes in children

A campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children and...

Type 1 diabetes: clinical review
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Type 1 diabetes: clinical review

An overview of the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes, how to make the diagnosis, preventing...

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.

Type 2 diabetes

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

Clinical review: Type 2 diabetes

The diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes, including criteria for diagnosing...

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NICE diabetes guidance to be updated constantly after 'out-of-date' criticism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NICE diabetes guidance to be updated constantly after 'out-of-date' criticism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

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.

More diabetes eduation articles

Steroid-induced hyperglycaemia

Steroid-induced hyperglycaemia

The risk of steroid-induced hyperglycaemia in patients with or without diabetes,...

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...

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...

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

An apparently minor illness had a serious cause.

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...

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