Diabetes Nurse

Newly Diagnosed Diabetes

Posted on 03/04/2016
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Topics relevant to those  newly diagnosed with diabetes are covered in this video: the definition and symptoms  of diabetes; differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Complications of diabetes are also covered: small and large blood vessel damage; nerve; kidney; and eye damage; the importance of annual screening.  Simple dietary advice is given ( to help bridge the time before the  first appointment with a dietician/ nutritionist)  as well as advice on exercise, driving and topics relating to women of childbearing age.