Diagnosis and screening

NHS evidence update on diabetic foot problems

NHS evidence update on diabetic foot problems

Currently, the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) has the character of a global epidemic, and with the growth of the patient population, the prevalence of late diabetic complications will undoubtedly increase. One of the most dangerous chronic complications of diabetes is diabetic foot syndrome (SDS), in which ulcerative defects are the most common manifestation. A …

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HS atlas of variation in diabetes in england

NHS atlas of variation in diabetes in england

Diabetes in the global Atlas in England In December 2019, Busan (South Korea) hosted the Congress of the International diabetes Federation (inertnational Diabetes Federation, IDF), which for more than 50 years has been promoting the improvement of specialized care for patients with diabetes, supporting the development and implementation of prevention and treatment methods. The 9th …

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diabetic retinopathy

New guidelines for the management of diabetic retinopathy

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

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Eating disorders are common and problematic in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Eating disorders are common and problematic in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Young people with diabetes often struggle with diet in their teens.  A new systematic review looks at how common problems with eating are in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, in comparison with their non-diabetic peers. Clinical question: In young adults with type 1 diabetes, what is the prevalence of eating problems? The review differentiated between …

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Canadian guidelines

Canadian guidelines for managing diabetic retinopathy

The Canadian Journal of Opthalmology has recently published guidelines for managing diabetic retinopathy by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Coverage: Methodology Definitions Epidemiology Screening Telehealth and Teleophthalmology Risk Factors For And Prevention Of Progression Of Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment Modalities Pregnancy Neovascularization of The Iris Economic Considerations Support Appraisal hints: Does this guidance conform to AGREE principles? …

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