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Insulin degludec is cost-effective

Insulin degludec (IDeg), a long-acting basal insulin, is cost-effective compared to insulin glargine U100 (IGlar), according to an economic analysis of two phase III clinical studies that was sponsored by Novo Nordisk and presented at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference

How to prevent amputations

Diabetes is an increasingly common long-term condition. One person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every three minutes in England, equating to about 700 people every day.

Recognising prediabetes

Prediabetes identifies a cohort of patients at high risk of progression to diabetes, says David Morris

Slowing diabetic nephropathy

Recognising the signs of renal damage caused by diabetes enables intervention to slow the condition's progress and minimise complications. David Morris writes

Pregnancy in diabetics

Diabetic women require close monitoring during pregnancy. Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of risks and management.

Managing the diabetic foot

The feet of diabetics are at risk of ulceration. Suneeta Kochhar discusses assessment and prevention in these patients.

Management of prediabetes

Nurses have a key role in promoting the patient's self-management and fostering motivation for lifestyle change, writes Nicky Kime

Managing diabetes in Ramadan

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

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