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NICE briefing on glucose monitoring device

5th July 2017

The National Institute For Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on the FreeStyle Libre for glucose monitoring. The device works by taking ...

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NICE updates type 2 diabetes guidance

17th May 2017

Changes have been made to the guidance of type 2 diabetes management by the National Institute of Care and Excellence (NICE). The organisation has added text on sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 ...

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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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