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Current guidelines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Current guidelines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is associated with high risk of cardiovascular disease, eye disease, kidney disease, nerve damage and nerve pain. Effective treatment is of paramount importance, ...

Recognising and managing the complications of type 2 diabetes

Recognising and managing the complications of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the UK, and its prevalence is increasing, largely due to rapid increases in overweight and obesity in recent decades. ...

Education for people with diabetes

Education for people with diabetes
The prevalence of diabetes in the UK is currently around 6%, which means that approximately 3.2 million UK adults suffer from diabetes. Of these, approximately 90% have type 2 diabetes and it is thought that ...

Optimising treatment in type 2 diabetes

Optimising treatment in type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is associated with high risk of macro- and microvascular complications and effective glycaemic control, as well as blood pressure and lipid management, is essential to reduce the risk of ...

Type 1 diabetes: clinical review

Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/ INTRODUCTION
Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) affects around 1 in 300 people in the UK, but its ...

Foot problems in diabetes

Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/ People with diabetes are more likely to be admitted to hospital with a foot ulcer than with ...