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ADA/EASD 2019: New recommendations aim to reduce cardiovascular and renal risk in type 2 diabetes

The latest update to international guidance for the management of type 2 diabetes recommends the use of GLP-1 receptor agonists or SGLT2 inhibitors to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events and chronic kidney disease, irrespective of baseline glucose levels.

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Urinary tract infections: assessment and management

UTIs are one of the most common reasons for women to present in general practice, and for many women – and some men – they are a recurrent misery. Practice nurses are ideally placed to assess possible UTIs and this guide explains what to look out for and how to treat them

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Adverse drug reactions: A guide for general practice nurses

An adverse drug reaction (ADR) may be a known effect of the drug, or a new and previously unrecognised effect. It is defined as an unwanted or harmful reaction that occurs after administration, and which is suspected or known to be due to the drug. ADRs may also be an unintended or unexpected reaction to a drug normally used for prevention or treatment of a condition. The precise incidence of ADRs is not known with any certainty because it is difficult to assess what caused a reaction, and not all ADRs are reported.

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19 February 2020Vol 50 • Number 2


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