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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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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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Telehealth did not improve quality of life

Telehealth did not improve quality of life, anxiety and depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes

As pressure increases on an over-burdened healthcare system, focusing on self-care has potential. Advances in technology have improved many aspects of healthcare: now its uses may be harnessed to reduce utilisation of health services by those with long term conditions. “Telehealth” is an assistive technology that allows individuals to exchange information with their healthcare professional …

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The National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit aims to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with diabetes

The National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit aims to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with diabetes

We already know that women with diabetes have a substantially increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes.  We also know that improved glycaemic control can reduce these risks.  But are these messages being adequately addressed in current clinical practice? The NHS in England has recently started the National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit, with the aim of …

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National Diabetes Audit highlights the need to focus on prevention and treatment of heart failure

National Diabetes Audit highlights the need to focus on prevention and treatment of heart failure

In answering the question “Are we ‘doing things right’ in Diabetes care?”, a good place to start is to look at all the data we have about patients in the NHS.    The National Diabetes Audit does just that for NHS services in England and Wales. Over two million people have diabetes in England and …

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