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Diabetes care post-COVID: what nurses need to know

Updated NICE guidance for nurses, and the struggles patients face following a lack of contact with healthcare teams during the pandemic

Updated NICE guidance for nurses, and the struggles patients face following a lack of contact with healthcare teams during the pandemic

  • Research suggests the pandemic has had a damaging effect on the care of people with diabetes, with the most acute problems in the most deprived areas
  • What new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends on the use of flash glucose and continuous glucose monitors
  • How nurses in all settings can help identify people at risk and support patients in need of review, and the care processes that should be provided

More people than ever are living with diabetes in the UK, yet one in three people with

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