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New diabetes network for practice nurses

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Diabetes UK has relaunched its Primary Care Network, through which practice nurses can access targeted diabetes education.

The charity says the network offers independent, trustworthy content including expert videos and a monthly e-newsletter to help practice nurses, GPs and practice managers keep up to date with the latest advances in diabetes care and best practice free of charge.

The video content provides practical hands-on insights to enable primary healthcare professionals to improve their daily practice and problem solving skills. The topics will include diagnosis, empowering patients, diet and lifestyle and sexual dysfunction.

Members can receive copies of Balance, a magazine aimed at people with diabetes and perfect for waiting room reading plus Diabetes Update combining news, features, fact sheets and treatment overviews.

Helen Lee, a practice nurse from Doncaster, who contributed to the first video about diagnosis said: 'I urge anyone working in primary care to take another look at Diabete's UK's Primary Care Network. There are lots of practical tips and advice that will help you to give your patients with diabetes

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