Douglas Badenoch

I am an information scientist with an interest in making knowledge from systematic research more accessible to people who need it. This means you. I've been attempting this in the area of Evidence-Based Health Care since 1995. So far the results have been mixed. For some reason we expected busy clinicians to search databases and appraise papers instead of seeing patients. We also expected publishers to make the research freely available to the people who paid for it.. Ha! Hence The National Elf service.

Diabetes accounted for 8 9 of prescribing costs in nhs england in 201112

Diabetes accounted for 8 9 of prescribing costs in nhs england in 201112

What benefits are given to patients with diabetes The status of diabetics in England is a rather controversial issue, which is also rarely mentioned in the media and at an endocrinologist’s appointment. However, any patient, regardless of the severity of the disease, its type, or the presence of disability, is entitled to benefits for diabetics. …

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type 1 diabetes

Dafne improved quality of life whilst reducing costs in type 1 diabetes in the uk and ireland

Diabetes mellitus ranks third in the world in terms of mortality in developed countries. Today, there are about 150 million people on the planet suffering from this disease, and, according to forecasts of the world health organization, this figure may grow to 300 million by 2025. While diabetes is incurable, modern medical science is able …

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Review children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes can have the same quality of life as those without it

Review children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes can have the same quality of life as those without it

Adolescence is a critical stage of development in the life of every person. During this period, teenagers strive to become independent, free from their parents and other adults. In adolescence, the opinion of friends and peers prevails over the opinion of family. And of course, the presence of diabetes only complicates the relationship between parents …

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Welsh nhs recommends saxagliptin as an option in type 2 diabetes

Welsh nhs recommends saxagliptin as an option in type 2 diabetes

The mechanism of action of incretins Incretins are a person’s hormones produced by the gastrointestinal tract at the time of admission to him for food. Due to their action, the production of insulin increases, which helps to digest glucose, which is released during digestion. To date, two types of incretins have been discovered: GLP-1 (glucagon-like …

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Weak evidence for radix astragali in treating diabetic retinopathy

Weak evidence for radix astragali in treating diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is an ophthalmic disease that develops against the background of diabetes. The consequences of this disease are very severe, with a neglected condition, blindness occurs. How to recognize the first signs of pathology? Let’s look at the degree of diabetic retinopathy and the existing methods of its treatment. What is diabetes? Diabetic retinopathy …

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