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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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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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exercise on HbA1c in type 1 diabetes

Review: the effect of exercise on HbA1c in type 1 diabetes is still uncertain

Existing recommendations for exercise in diabetes are based largely on evidence from the general population or from people with type 2 diabetes.  This systematic review set out to look specifically at the effect of exercise on glycaemic control among people with type 1 diabetes. Clinical question In people with type 1 diabetes, does exercise improve …

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experiences of stigma associated with diabetes

Review: experiences of stigma associated with diabetes

People with diabetes often experience stigma in association with the disease.  However, this is an under-researched area compared with stigma associated with other conditions.  Therefore this narrative review is particularly welcome. The review encompasses stigma enacted by others, stigma that is perceived by people with diabetes, and internalized stigma or “self-stigma”. Causes of stigma Often, …

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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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