Diabetes publications

Publications and resources on diabetes in New Zealand.

Publications

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    Published 03 November 2014
    This toolkit supports the implementation of the Quality Standards for Diabetes Care. The toolkit includes the rationale for each standard, as well as implementation and evaluation advice.
  • Published 21 October 2014
    A series of educational videos answering common questions and offering support to general practice for the more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit health targets has been developed.
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    Published 02 July 2014
    This report identifies health literacy barriers in understanding and managing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The report also highlights interventions that may strengthen health literacy to allow better understanding of GDM and greater uptake of screening for GDM by pregnant Māori women.
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    Published 02 October 2012
    The NZ Guidelines Group completed a rapidE process as part of their contract with the Ministry of Health to produce evidence-based guidance for the health sector focusing on implementation. The rapidE process looked at the available evidence on the effectiveness of health behaviour change interventions for people with long-term conditions. The rapidE process produced a suite of documents.
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    Published 13 March 2012
    The New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 provides summary guidance from a collection of guidelines and is intended as a convenient reference for health professionals. This edition includes new content on the management of type 2 diabetes, weight management, stroke and transient ischaemic attack, heart failure and rheumatic fever.
  • Published 02 September 2011
    On 3 October 2011, laboratories in New Zealand and internationally changed the way HbA1c results are reported. Access resources to help you better understand your new HbA1c number.
  • Published 01 July 2011
    This slide set has been prepared for trainers and presenters to use in clinical education sessions.
  • Published 02 April 2011
    This publication looks at how DHBs are working to achieve  the Better diabetes and cardiovascular services health target, and discusses the real gains which are being made thanks to the creativity, teamwork and dedication of hospital staff, and the people who provide health services and support in the community.
  • Published 02 July 2010
    Submissions are invited on proposed changes to enable suitably qualified nurses working in diabetes services to prescribe a limited range of medicines for people with diabetes. Regulatory changes will be required to enable this prescribing to take place.
  • Published 02 December 2009
    Te Toi Hauora-nui provides information about innovative service approaches to improving Maori health, with particular emphasis on cardiovascular and diabetes mellitus programmes delivered in the primary care setting. The report outines key findings, critical success factors that providers use to achieve successful results, and areas for improvement.
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