“Diabetes is a common condition affecting all aspects of an individual’s life. Associated complications can be costly and have a significant effect on the person's quality of life. With the help and support of nursing staff the condition can be managed. Self-management skills are an essential part of diabetes care for every patient.” (RCN, 2012, Diabetes essentials). Use this guide to find information resources about diabetes including books, reports and journal articles.
This resource is designed to provide an overview of the core concepts of diabetes, diagnosis and current treatments, your role and responsibilities in regard to treating people living with diabetes.
Resources and tools to help healthcare professionals and commissioners improve diabetes care.
Detailed information on the estimated and projected prevalence of diabetes, globally, by region, country and territory.
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