NICE

New safer insulin prescribing summary

20th January 2017

NICE has published new advice about prescribing insulin to support improved clinical practice. The online resource called ‘Safer insulin prescribing’ summarises the evidence base in ...

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Immediate care for children with diabetes

13th July 2016

A child suspected of having diabetes should immediately be seen by a specialist, according to new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standards. Immediate referral ...

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Children missing out on diabetes checks

31st May 2016

Almost 75 per cent of children who have diabetes in England and Wales are not receiving the key health checks they are entitled to, a study has said. Out of a total of 27,682 children and young ...

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NICE recommends three type 2 drugs

27th May 2016

Final guidance recommending three drugs which could be used to treat type 2 diabetes has been issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Canagliflozin (Invokana), ...

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NICE diabetes guidelines debate

3rd March 2016

Leading figures from the diabetes community debated the merits of the updated NICE guidelines published last year. The new guidance represented “common sense” while criticisms were ...

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Consultation for NICE indicators opens

3rd February 2016

Consultation for potential new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) indicators has opened. The indicators cover many different topics and settings, including diabetes care and ...

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Diabetes UK calls for more guideline changes

2nd December 2015

The updated clinical guidance for type 2 diabetes need to “commit to on-going updates” to ensure people receive the best possible treatment, according to Diabetes UK. The guidance by the ...

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