In this blog for anyone affected by, or interested in, long-term conditions, Anne Cooper, a person with Type 1 Diabetes, Bob Swindell, a person with Type 2 Diabetes, and Cathy Lloyd, Professor of Health Studies at the Open University, explore the impact language can have on people who live with a long-term condition, including helpful tips for healthcare professionals for choosing helpful and appropriate language.
Diabetes & other metabolic & endocrine disorders
Emma Doble, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes and gave birth for the first time in 2020, reflects on her pregnancy journey, highlighting the importance of technology and shared decisions-making, and calling for better postnatal care for women with diabetes.
Catriona Hilton looks at prediabetes and the evidence on whether diet and exercise can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Sarah Chapman reviews the evidence on foot care for people with diabetes in an article for nurses
Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, Richard Lehman, suggests pre-diabetes is a form of disease-mongering as he looks at the Cochrane evidence
This blog looks at the WHO Global report on diabetes and some evidence on preventing type 2 diabetes
Rosalind describes how shared decision-making helped her decide which Graves Disease treatment would be best for her
Can the evidence help decide what to aim for when managing blood glucose levels in diabetes and how does this work in practice?
Do low blood pressure targets benefit people with diabetes?
Key message: Non-removable, pressure-relieving casts are more effective in healing diabetes-related plantar foot ulcers than removable casts, or dressings...