World Diabetes Day

Nurses make the difference

Nurses remain at the forefront of medicine and healthcare and play a vital role in the treatment, management and prevention of diabetes. Springer Nature continues to support the advancement of research around diabetes. Read our blogs, special issues and collection of articles and book chapters from across Springer Nature -- all content is free-to-access until December 15, 2020. 

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Trisha Dunning

Guest Blog by Professor Trisha Dunning

Nurses make the difference

My passion for nursing began in childhood when I practiced on the dog and then fence posts that were more accepting of my ministrations. My dad introduced me to Florence Nightingale and her legacy for health and wellbeing, which is still as relevant today as it was in the Crimea.  

I learned ‘nursing’ from insightful GPs who believed every person has a story: the art is to hear their story and work with them to decide their care: that is to personalise care.

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Eleanor  Cox

Guest blog by Eleanor Cox

World Diabetes Day 2020: nursing education and care

In this blog, we will look at some of the studies registered with the ISRCTN registry that investigate the role of nursing care in diabetes and the provision of diabetes care during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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