Diabetes education is more effective if it’s culturally sensitive

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Another one to file under “stating the obvious”, you might think. Sadly, it’s not that obvious, as many patients would attest. This is also evidenced by the recent randomised controlled trial (RCT) on giving diet and lifestyle advice to try to prevent diabetes.  The paper in the Lancet reported a reduction in body weight in [read the full story…]

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New NICE guidance on preventing type 2 diabetes in high risk individuals

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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has just published important guidance for everyone who is involved identifying people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and in preventing or delaying its onset. This includes GPs, nurses and other health professionals, as well as commissioners and managers within the NHS, local authorities and [read the full story…]

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