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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

Type 1 diabetes in children

Many children are not diagnosed early enough. Nicky Kime highlights the symptoms and importance of an accurate early diagnosis.

Managing diabetes in Ramadan

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

Contraceptive options for women with medical conditions

Women with a need for contraception should be given information about and offered a choice of all methods, according to NICE. Contraceptive counselling should be individualised to the woman and her needs. This involves understanding a woman's

Managing diabetic nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy has a significant impact on the morbidity and mortality of people with diabetes, write Reena Popat and Sui Phin Kon.

Albumin to creatinine ratio

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a significant economic burden for health services in the UK and is likely to remain so for decades to come, owing to the increasing prevalence of CKD in ageing populations.1

Diabetes monitoring and management

Diabetes is a complex condition that requires extensive monitoring to prevent the development of long-term complications, writes Jill Hill

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