Submitted by aabolina on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:11
Submitted by aabolina on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:38
The concept of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or hyperglycaemia in pregnancy has long been recognised but is still the subject of much controversy.1 Many different screening protocols and clinical guidelines exist, but no international consensus, and even within countries there is considerable confusion as to what constitutes best practice.
Submitted by aabolina on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:32
Just over 8.3% of the global population has diabetes.1 Increasing age is a significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes but the diagnosis is often missed or delayed because the clinical presentation is different from that in younger people. Diabetes is a major cause of complications, reduced quality of life and changed physical and mental functioning in older people.2,3,4 It is also a leading cause of death in older people from cardiovascular and other related medical co-morbidities. In addition, many older people have additional risk factors for diabetes and may have undiagnosed complications.
Submitted by aabolina on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:16
Submitted by aabolina on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 13:58
The DAWN2TMstudy has categorized a massive amount of information on different aspects of the needs of people with diabetes, and the findings on discrimination are amongst the most interesting. The history of the condition provides many examples of its unacceptable consequences.
Submitted by aabolina on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 13:50
Submitted by aabolina on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:04
Submitted by aabolina on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 09:58
Aishath Shiruhana and Aminath Abdul Rahman
Submitted by aabolina on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 16:11
Anne Belton and Bénédicte Pansier
Submitted by aabolina on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 15:46
Are the latest treatment innovations enough for people living with diabetes in the 21st century? How can the medical profession utilise current technologies and treatment innovations without losing touch with patient values and the power of compassion and insight?