Diabetes Mellitus: An Overview of the Types, Symptoms, Complications and Management
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4203 Health services and systems| 4206 Public health
Avondale Research Centre
Lifestyle Medicine and Health Research Centre
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The incidence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing, and this condition often results in significant metabolic disease and severe complications. Nurses have a crucial role in monitoring, educating and supporting people with diabetes, as well as their families and significant others. This article provides an overview of the main types and common symptoms of diabetes, its acute and long-term complications and its management. It also outlines the nurse’s role in diabetes care, which frequently includes assessing and empowering patients.
Link to publisher version (DOI)
Cloete, L (2022). Diabetes mellitus: An overview of the types, symptoms, complications and management. Nursing Standard, 37(1), 61-66. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2021.e11709
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