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Diet

An update on fibre

The guidance has evolved. Here’s what primary care nurses need to know, writes Sara Patience

Weight loss in type 2 diabetes

Support from nurses is crucial to help obese and overweight patients achieve and maintain weight loss, explains Nicky Kime

Managing diabetes in Ramadan

Dr Suneeta Kochhar discusses considerations for Muslim patients with diabetes who wish to observe the fast during Ramadan

Alcohol increases AMD risk

Excessive alcohol consumption increases the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - the most common cause of visual loss in people over 65 years of age - according to an Australian study that enrolled 20,963 people who were aged between 40 and 69 years in 1990-1994.

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