Endocrine Abstracts; B Roisin, L Hayley, C Surendran

Epidemiology and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in CYP with type 1 diabetes mellitus in a DGH

B Roisin, L Hayley, C Surendran – 2014

Endocrine Abstracts (2014) 36 P30 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.36.P30
Introduction: Nearly all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus develop diabetic retinopathy (DR) within 20 years of diagnosis. It is the second largest cause of blindness in those of working age in the UK. Several risk factors have been accepted by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, including gender, duration of diabetes, glycaemic control, blood lipid profile, blood pressure, and renal impairment.

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British Journal of Surgery 16 October 2014

3 articles from British Journal of Surgery (BJS) are shown below:

British Journal of Surgery (3 new articles):

Do drop-in. World Arthritis Day

World_arthritis_day_posterDo you know … ?

  • the symptoms for rheumatoid arthritis
  • how to stay healthy and active
  • how to find quality information on the web

Staff and students are invited to ‘drop-in’ the Staff Library, 2nd Floor, New Alderley House, next Tuesday 14 October between 10:00-4:00pm as part of World Arthritis Day. There will be information and light refreshments available plus staff on hand who would be happy to help you research this complex and painful disease.

Lunchtime with Library Staff

nice_nhs_evidenceOn Monday lunchtime 13 October, Library staff will be on hand in the Staff Canteen. It’s a great opportunity to register, find out all the benefits and bombard them with questions. If you have recently enrolled on academic study and would like to brush up on your evidence based searching skills, then look no further!  Book a 1:1 session with Steve or Carole and demystify the various databases!


AQuA Bulletin – October

October edition of AQuA News: https://www.aquanw.nhs.uk/content_items/8994

In this edition you will find:

  • Advancing Quality extends into five new conditions
  • Cancer patients are setting the agenda with Shared Decision Making
  • Steve Fairman visits AQuA
  • Enhanced Recovery Dashboards
  • AQuA extends a very warm welcome to its two new board members Gary Doherty and Professor Michael West
  • The Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat
  • Closing The Gap
  • AQuA’s safety programme lead Andrea McGuiness reflects on her and colleague Bernie O’Hare’s recent trip to IHI, Boston
  • New AQuA website and members’ area
  • Salford strives to combat malnutrition in older people
  • Using data to see the whole system – AQuA and ADASS Scorecard
  • Health Foundation host building capability for improving safety workshop
  • Introduction to Improvement Methodologies – onsite successes
  • Board, Governing Body and Senior Leader Development Programme 2014/15
  • Spotlight on AQuA Fellows