December 2021 vol 27 no 11

Beyond medicines for gout

December 1, 2021

Gout is a chronic and debilitating long-term condition that disproportionately affects Māori and Pacific people. It needs to be addressed with holistic care, and patient, ongoing relationships with whānau.

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April 2021 vol 27 no 3

Type 2 diabetes: Two new medications offer fresh management paradigm

April 1, 2021

Current international guidelines for type 2 diabetes management include the use of two new classes of medication: sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, in people with established kidney disease, heart disease or heart failure, or with high cardiovascular risk.1

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November 2020 vol 26 no 10

Talking about health: Experiences with the general practice team and support for self-management

November 1, 2020

The fifth and final of a series of professional education articles based on the Talking about Health study looks at the relationships between people with long-term conditions and general practice nurses and doctors.

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November 2020 vol 26 no 10

Teaching palliative care skills

November 1, 2020

As our population ages, the need for palliative care will increase. Greater clarity around undergraduate palliative and end-of-life care curriculum content is needed to prepare the future health workforce.

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