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Fasting and Diabetes
In people with diabetes, fasting can often disrupt what may be normally well controlled blood glucose levels. The potential for hypoglycaemia is increased, which can often cause patient anxiety. This ...session will update your knowledge of best practice in caring for a person with diabetes who is fasting.
Diabetes in the Older Adult - Overnight ...Management
This session will provide an update on the latest evidence surrounding modern diabetes management....
Modern Medication for Diabetes
This final session of the seminar is designed to refresh your knowledge of the modern medicines used in people who have diabetes. Gain confidence in your knowledge of these commonly used medicines and... apply to your practice immediately.
Diabetes at Night: The Highs and Lows
Diabetes at night - is it different to diabetes by day? ‘Nil by Mouth’ considerations; nocturnal incontinence; or falls due to poor eyesight may all affect a patient’s blood glucose level (BGL) ...during the night.
Is Sugar the New Fat?
In the ongoing debate over the impact of food on health, particularly in the development of chronic illnesses, evidence continues to build over the harmful effects of sugar. Do we have reason to conti...nue to demonise fat or is sugar the new culprit?
Clinical Nurse Consultation: Documenting... Diabetes Education, The
Focuses on the six main areas relevant to DEs Includes a sample diabetes education checklist Explains how to educate patients with problem behaviours and to use documentation effectively to ensu...re that they have understood their health condition Provides advice on documenting telephone conversations and includes a simulated telephone consultation form Documentation by DEs must meet the requirements of good documentation specified by nursing bodies and the law. This chapter explains these requirements and addresses specific issues relevant to the practice of diabetes education.