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Mitochondria, not glucose, could be driving inflammation in type 2 diabetes

Wed, 21 Aug 2019

A breakthrough discovery has cast doubt on previous assumptions that glucose is the main driving force behind chronic inflammation within type 2 diabetes. University of Kentucky re...Read More

Overtreating people with diabetes increases hypoglycemia risk, researchers report

Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Overtreating people with diabetes is leading to many incidences of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) which could be prevented, according to US researchers. A team from the Mayo Clin...Read More

Insomnia linked with increased heart disease and stroke risks

Tue, 20 Aug 2019

Being unable to sleep could increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to new research. The study, conducted by the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, did not involve p...Read More

Deep learning diabetic retinopathy model provides accurate diagnosis

Tue, 20 Aug 2019

A deep learning approach to diagnosing diabetic retinopathy and macular edema can accurately identify the conditions and their progression, researchers say. Deep learning is a fiel...Read More

Novel type of cell identified which could explain type 1 diabetes development

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

The emergence of a specific type of immune system cell in the bloodstream could signify the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a study led by the University of Eastern Fi...Read More

JDRF urges students with type 1 diabetes not to miss out on government grants

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

University students with type 1 diabetes have been urged to apply for government grants after JDRF revealed that thousands of pounds of potential funding is unclaimed every year. A...Read More

Not taking holidays linked with greater risk of metabolic syndrome

Fri, 16 Aug 2019

Taking holidays can reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, according to US researchers. The findings were published in the journal Psychology &Health, while a review of...Read More

Children of mothers who do not smoke are less likely to be obese, study finds

Fri, 16 Aug 2019

The children of women who do not smoke are less likely to become overweight or obese, research shows. A new study in Ireland found that children exposed to smoking from their moth...Read More

Women with type 2 diabetes could be more likely to experience sleep disturbances during menopause

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to experience sleep disturbances after menopause compared to those without the condition, a US study has found. The results build on prev...Read More

Every diabetes appointment should check for potential hypoglycemia, say US specialists

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Healthcare providers have been urged to do a hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) assessment every time they have an appointment with someone with diabetes. Debbie Hinnen, an advanced ...Read More

Anti-cancer properties of ketogenic diet reported in new study

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

The anti-cancer effects of a ketogenic diet have been reported in a new study revealing further benefits of lowering high blood glucose levels. US scientists say that a ketogenic ...Read More

Confidence growing in delivering personalised care to people with diabetes

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

Diabetes educators are becoming more confident in delivering personalised care to people with diabetes, a US survey reports. The survey findings were presented at the American Asso...Read More

Sacked bank manager with diabetes was discriminated against, tribunal rules

Tue, 13 Aug 2019

A bank has been criticised for not taking into account the effects of an employee's type 2 diabetes - after he was sacked for mistakenly locking a customer in a branch for three ho...Read More

NHS England to offer wearable tech to help people reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Tue, 13 Aug 2019

Up to 8,000 people deemed to be at high risk of type 2 diabetes will be given fitness trackers as part of an NHS England scheme. Eligible participants will also be offered 24-hour ...Read More

NHS England seeking community views for new type 2 diabetes website

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

The views of people with type 2 diabetes are being sought to help inform the development of a new NHS England website. The NHS is creating the resource for adults with the conditio...Read More

Eating low carb lowers blood pressure and prescriptions of medication, study finds

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Low carbohydrate eating leads to significant improvements in blood pressure and cardiovascular risks in people with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. UK scientists including ...Read More

Study highlights benefits and challenges of CGM devices for children with type 1 diabetes

Fri, 09 Aug 2019

The benefits and challenges of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for children with type 1 diabetes have been reviewed by parents in a new analysis. US scientists from the Jaeb C...Read More

Ketogenic diet improves HbA1c and blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes

Fri, 09 Aug 2019

Following a ketogenic diet lowers blood glucose and HbA1c levels in people with type 2 diabetes, new research shows. A short-term study by Indian researchers found that the diet's ...Read More

Diary writing could improve HbA1c levels of young people with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 08 Aug 2019

So-called gratitude journaling where people write down positive aspects of their life in a diary could help young people with type 1 diabetes lower their HbA1c. That is according t...Read More

Campaigners call for new tax on high-sugar junk food

Thu, 08 Aug 2019

Processed food containing high amounts of sugar and calories should be taxed under a new levy, campaigners say. Campaign group Action on Sugar is calling for a 'calorie tax' in a m...Read More

Weight loss injection mimics gastric bypass surgery

Wed, 07 Aug 2019

Scientists have created an injection which impersonates the impact of gastric bypass surgery. It was successfully tested it on 14 obese people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and s...Read More

Working for 45-plus hours a week associated with type 2 diabetes risk in women

Tue, 06 Aug 2019

Women who work 45 hours or more a week are being urged to consider working less to reduce their type 2 diabetes risk. Canadian researchers report a 63% greater risk of women who wo...Read More

US man with type 1 diabetes dies after needing to ration insulin

Tue, 06 Aug 2019

We are extremely saddened to learn about a 27-year-old US man with type 1 diabetes who died after cost constraints forced him to switch to a cheaper insulin and then ration its use...Read More

Whole body vibrations could reduce inflammation in type 2 diabetes

Mon, 05 Aug 2019

Vibrations transferred to the human body could lead to reduced inflammation in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a US study. Whole body vibration is a generic term used whe...Read More

Avoiding regular snacking improves HbA1c of children with type 1 diabetes, study reports

Mon, 05 Aug 2019

Youngsters with type 1 diabetes who follow a routine eating pattern and administer insulin before meals have a greater chance of meeting HbA1c targets, researchers suggest. The fin...Read More

Lifestyle counselling improves diabetes-related health outcomes

Fri, 02 Aug 2019

Lifestyle counselling at least once per month can help people with diabetes experience reduced cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke, researchers say. Those who re...Read More

Lower fasting insulin in type 2 diabetes could lower pancreatic cancer risk

Fri, 02 Aug 2019

Reducing insulin production in the body could lower the risk of pancreatic cancer developing in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Canadian scientists from the Univ...Read More

Early onset of menstruation linked with increased type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 01 Aug 2019

Earlier menarche is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, whereas later menarche is associated with lower risk, researchers have said. Early menarche (the first ti...Read More

Hypo Program users benefit from 22 per cent improvement in feelings about health, survey reveals

Thu, 01 Aug 2019

Hypo Program users experience a 22% average reduction in how often they worry about their future health and 12% average reduction in the number of days they worry about hypos, a su...Read More

Free NHS health checks for over-40s could reduce cardiovascular risks

Wed, 31 Jul 2019

Those who attend nationwide the NHS Health Checks developed for the over-40s could experience a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers say. The findings are pertinent...Read More

Blind man receives medal for living with type 1 diabetes for 70 years

Wed, 31 Jul 2019

A 'determined and funny' pensioner has received an award for living with type 1 diabetes for 70 years. David Rice, who has had the autoimmune condition since he was seven, has bee...Read More

Researchers look into earlier delivery to lower stillbirth risk in diabetes

Tue, 30 Jul 2019

Earlier delivery may be considered for pregnant women with diabetes who are at greater risk of stillbirth. While most mothers with diabetes have healthy pregnancies, the risk of st...Read More

Cannabis plant contains powerful inflammation reducing properties

Tue, 30 Jul 2019

The cannabis plant contains molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation compared to aspirin, researchers have said. The molecules investigated by the Canadia...Read More

Asthma drug slows down early stages of diabetic retinopathy, US study finds

Mon, 29 Jul 2019

An asthma drug could prevent changes caused in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, US scientists report. Montelukast (marketed as Singulair) was shown to inhibit the impact ...Read More

Tattoo developed that changes colour in response to blood glucose levels

Mon, 29 Jul 2019

A tattoo which changes colour to reflect movements in blood glucose levels has been created by German scientists. So far, the team from Technical University of Munich have successf...Read More

Low carb diet leads to "clinical remission" in three case studies of adults with type 1 diabetes

Fri, 26 Jul 2019

Following a low carb, high fat diet shortly after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes could lead to "clinical remission" from the condition, research suggests. It is known from t...Read More

Baqsimi is first nasal glucagon product to receive US approval to treat severe hypoglycemia

Fri, 26 Jul 2019

The first nasally administered glucagon product has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat severe hypoglycemia. Baqsimi is first nasal glucagon product...Read More

Cannabis linked to lower insulin levels in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes

Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Obese adults at risk of type 2 diabetes who used cannabis had significantly lower fasting insulin levels compared to those who didn't use the drug, research suggests. Medical cann...Read More

US senate bill bids to bring down insulin costs to prevent insulin-rationing deaths

Thu, 25 Jul 2019

The battle to bring down the price of insulin in the US has moved forward as a bipartisan senate bill introduced this week aims to cut insulin costs by up to 75%. Unlike in the UK ...Read More

Enzyme discovery could lead to new diabetic foot treatment

Wed, 24 Jul 2019

A discovery involving an enzyme could help experts develop future treatments for diabetes-related foot wounds. Using mice models with type 2 diabetes, researchers identified a vita...Read More

Cricket star with type 1 diabetes left "humiliated" at Manchester airport

Wed, 24 Jul 2019

A former Pakistan cricket player with type 1 diabetes has slammed security officials at Manchester airport for saying they made him feel "embarrassed" and "humiliated". Wasim Akram...Read More

Reduce your appetite by exercising more, researchers suggest

Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Eating and moving more may be better for appetite control than eating less and avoiding exercise, new research suggests. Exercising has long been known to lead to health benefits s...Read More

Plant based diet reduces type 2 diabetes risk by 23 per cent, study suggests

Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 23%, researchers have said. The association was made following a study review by researchers at t...Read More

Random blood tests could predict type 2 diabetes risk even when blood glucose is normal

Mon, 22 Jul 2019

Random blood glucose tests could help to predict whether someone is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future even if their blood glucose falls within normal range, resea...Read More

Offer children healthier snacks in lower quantities to reduce obesity, researchers say

Mon, 22 Jul 2019

Offering children fewer varieties of unhealthy snacks and instead providing low-sugar snacks can help to prevent weight gain, Australian researchers report. The scientists from Au...Read More

Sold-out inaugural Real Food Rocks festival celebrates healthy eating awareness

Mon, 22 Jul 2019

The first-ever Real Food Rocks festival took place this weekend as a sold-out crowd enjoyed workshops, cooking demos, live music and fun activities all in the name of raising real ...Read More

Teenager with type 1 diabetes completes epic paddleboard Channel challenge

Fri, 19 Jul 2019

A Worcestershire teenager with type 1 diabetes has successfully travelled across the world's busiest shipping lanes on a paddleboard. Molly McNicholas, 16, was part of a team of st...Read More

Researchers keen to understand increased heart failure risk for women with type 1 diabetes

Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Researchers are trying to understand why women with diabetes have a higher risk of experiencing heart failure compared to men with the condition. New findings reveal that the risk ...Read More

NHS staff cycle 176 miles to raise awareness of diabetes-related limb amputation

Thu, 18 Jul 2019

A senior NHS consultant has cycled 176 miles to highlight how many diabetes-related limb amputations are being carried out on a weekly basis. Rob Clarke is an advanced clinical pra...Read More

Man receives award for living with type 1 diabetes for 70 years

Thu, 18 Jul 2019

A Norfolk pensioner reflecting on his life with type 1 diabetes has been celebrated for living with the condition for 70 years. Derek Harrison, from North Walsham, has been awarded...Read More

Monthly allowance for healthy food suggested to help tackle type 2 diabetes rates

Wed, 17 Jul 2019

People in the UK should be given a monthly allowance to spend on fresh, healthy and locally sourced food in a bid to tackle obesity and support the farming industry, it has been su...Read More

FreeStyle Libre production to increase to meet demand

Wed, 17 Jul 2019

Abbott, the company that makes the FreeStyle Libre, has said production of the device will increase by three to five times in the next few years. Manufacturing of the FreeStyle Lib...Read More

FDA rejects dapagliflozin as treatment add-on for type 1 diabetes

Tue, 16 Jul 2019

The type 2 diabetes drug dapagliflozin has been rejected by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for type 1 diabetes when insulin therapy isn't enough to contro...Read More

LGA calls for action following 47 per cent rise in childhood type 2 diabetes

Tue, 16 Jul 2019

The number of children and young people in England and Wales who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes has increased by nearly 50% in five years, findings suggest. According to...Read More

NICE recommends dapagliflozin as type 1 diabetes treatment

Mon, 15 Jul 2019

A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes has been recommended by health watchdog NICE to treat people with type 1 diabetes. Dapagliflozin (marketed as Forxiga) is an SGLT2 inhibitor wh...Read More

Open letter urges US dietary guidelines to embrace low carb approach

Mon, 15 Jul 2019

A group of more than 50 doctors are calling for the US government to revise its view on low carb diets and include the approach in its new guidelines. The US Department of Agricult...Read More

RPS calls for greater pharmacist involvement in tackling type 2 diabetes

Fri, 12 Jul 2019

Integrating pharmacists as part of diabetes healthcare teams could "dramatically improve the health of patients", according to a major policy report. The Royal Pharmaceutical Soci...Read More

Cutting calories improves health markers even in slim adults, study reports

Fri, 12 Jul 2019

Adults at a healthy weight who cut around 300 calories a day could significantly improve their blood glucose levels and lower their type 2 diabetes risk, research suggests. This ca...Read More

Joslin researchers identify eye protein that could prevent diabetic retinopathy

Fri, 12 Jul 2019

A specific type of protein could be used to prevent against and possibly treat diabetic retinopathy, according to researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center. This finding could be...Read More

Sugary drink consumption linked with increased cancer risk

Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Consuming just two cans of sugary pop a week could increase the risk of cancer by 18%, according to French researchers. The researchers from the Universite Sorbonne Paris Cite hyp...Read More

One hour of device screen time at night could lead to increased sugar consumption

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Just an hour of phone or tablet screen time at night could lead to increased sugar consumption, according to researchers. Teams from the University of Strasbourg and University of...Read More

Intermittent fasting could prevent pancreatic fat build-up and protect against type 2 diabetes

Tue, 09 Jul 2019

Intermittent fasting could offer protection against type 2 diabetes by reducing accumulation of fat around the pancreas, German researchers have said. Intermittent fasting compris...Read More

Doctor empathy linked to better health outcomes in type 2 diabetes

Tue, 09 Jul 2019

An empathetic doctor could help reduce the risk of early death among people with type 2 diabetes, University of Cambridge researchers have said. The research team wanted to investi...Read More

Do not tell people to avoid saturated fat, worldwide research team warns

Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Telling people not to eat saturated fat could deny them vital nutrients and do more harm than good, experts have warned. University of Copenhagen scientists have highlighted the b...Read More

Physical activity improves learning and memory, researchers suggest

Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Short bursts of exercise can boost the brain by improving learning and memory, US research has found. A team from the Oregon Health &Science University (OHSU) reports that a short ...Read More

Calorie counting apps accused of encouraging eating disorders

Fri, 05 Jul 2019

Eating disorder experts have slammed the developers of calorie counting apps which they say are exacerbating unhealthy food behaviours. A BBC investigation found evidence that peop...Read More

Boris Johnson calls for review of sugar tax

Fri, 05 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson, who is the favourite to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister in three weeks, has vowed to challenge the 'nanny state' by pledging a review of evidence around 'sin t...Read More

Judge rules doctors should treat teen with type 1 diabetes who wants to die

Fri, 05 Jul 2019

A High Court judge has ruled that doctors can treat a teenager with type 1 diabetes, despite her refusing treatment. The girl - who cannot be named for legal reasons - has consist...Read More

Deadline approaches for healthcare professionals to enter Low Carb Program competition

Thu, 04 Jul 2019

A contest launched to give NHS organisations an opportunity to gain access to the award-winning Low Carb Program is soon ending. Type 2 Diabetes Remission Accelerator, Powered by ...Read More

Antidepressant use linked with reduced risk of death for people with diabetes

Thu, 04 Jul 2019

Treating depression in people with diabetes is associated with a 35 per cent reduced risk of death in people with diabetes, a large study in Taiwan has found. It is already known t...Read More

Cancer may be leading killer of Scottish people with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

Cancer has now overtaken heart disease as the most common cause of death for Scottish people with type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. It is already known that poorly controlled...Read More

Boy with type 1 diabetes climbs major Welsh mountain for his sister

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

A nine-year-old boy with type 1 diabetes has competed a major physical challenge in a bid to raise money to support his sick sister. Marley Pyle’s sister Ellie has been diagn...Read More

Healthcare professionals publish low carb diabetes medication guide

Tue, 02 Jul 2019

A group of healthcare professionals have published a practical guide on type 2 diabetes medications in the context of a low carb diet. It is hoped this guide will allow other healt...Read More

Praise for JDRF type 1 diabetes youth support programme

Tue, 02 Jul 2019

Parents of children with type 1 diabetes have praised a US programme, which brings young people with the condition together. Attending a support group has previously been highlight...Read More

Diabetes management linked to education of mothers

Mon, 01 Jul 2019

The ease of controlling blood glucose levels in children with type 1 diabetes could be affected by family background, a Danish study has suggested. According to the study by the Un...Read More

Theresa May thanks NHS, diabetes charities and workers at Downing Street

Mon, 01 Jul 2019

The Prime Minister has spoken about how she has not let her type 1 diabetes hold her back. "I was not going to let diabetes stop me from getting on with my life, and getting on wit...Read More

Man with type 1 diabetes plans kitesurfing challenge from France to Ireland

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

An Irish man with type 1 diabetes is embarking on an epic kitesurfing challenge from France to Ireland in under 16 hours this weekend. Eoghan Quinn, from Waterford, has set this t...Read More

Hydrogel developed that could improve islet cell transplantation

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

A hydrogel has been developed that could provide protection against cell rejection in islet cell transplantation. Islet cell transplantation is an exciting treatment for type 1 dia...Read More

Cutting out junk food could prevent damage to male fertility

Thu, 27 Jun 2019

Eating a healthy diet free of junk food could help prevent male teenagers experiencing irreversible damage to their fertility, researchers have said. Previous research has already ...Read More

Protein blood test could help predict stroke risk in people with diabetes

Thu, 27 Jun 2019

A simple blood test could help predict whether someone with diabetes is at risk of having a stroke, according to researchers. US scientists have identified elevated levels of a pro...Read More

Blood pressure targets should change for type 1 diabetes, say US researchers

Wed, 26 Jun 2019

Blood pressure targets should be changed in a bid to prevent a type of heart disease in people with type 1 diabetes, US researchers have said. A US study team followed more than 60...Read More

Statins more than double the risk of type 2 diabetes, US scientists reveal

Wed, 26 Jun 2019

Statin medication taken to lower cholesterol and blood pressure more than doubles the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers at the Ohio State University (OSU) have said. ...Read More

Theresa May pays tribute to diabetes community at Diabetes Charities Reception

Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Departing Prime Minister Theresa May has paid tribute to children with type 1 diabetes and the bravery of those who live with diabetes. Mrs May, who has type 1 diabetes herself, ho...Read More

Inquest planned following tragic death of boy reportedly misdiagnosed with diabetes

Tue, 25 Jun 2019

A five-year-old boy died after hospital staff administered him with 10 times the correct dose of insulin after misdiagnosing him with diabetes, his family has said. Staff at Rother...Read More

Prescribing CGMs to pregnant women with type 1 diabetes could save NHS money

Mon, 24 Jun 2019

Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) are more cost-effective than finger pricking for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, a review has showed. An analysis of the Continuous Glucose ...Read More

Strength training could help to reduce liver fat and lower blood glucose levels

Mon, 24 Jun 2019

Strength training could help to lower blood glucose levels and liver fat in people with type 2 diabetes, even before weight loss occurs, research suggests. Brazilian researchers ai...Read More

Public pledge support for girl after her FreeStyle Libre was stolen

Fri, 21 Jun 2019

A woman from Aberdeen has said how her faith in people has been restored after public support flooded in for her daughter with type 1 diabetes. Karen Paterson, 32, has spoken of he...Read More

Low carb diet could prevent type 2 diabetes even without weight loss

Fri, 21 Jun 2019

A low carb diet could still be beneficial to people at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke even if they do not lose any weight, US researchers have said. Low carb di...Read More

Healthy weight in pregnancy linked with three times reduced type 2 diabetes risk for offspring

Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Children born to mothers who were a healthy weight during pregnancy are 3.5 times less likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when they are older, research has shown. This fig...Read More

Hypo alert dog was denied access into taxi

Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Taxi drivers are being urged to read up on medical detection dogs after a canine was refused entry to a cab with its diabetic owner. The incident in Teeside was heard on Tuesday 18...Read More

Rotavirus vaccination linked to 41 per cent decreased risk of type 1 diabetes

Wed, 19 Jun 2019

A common vaccine given to babies could help reduce the risk of developing type 1 diabetes, researchers have said. In the UK, babies are given two doses of the oral rotavirus vaccin...Read More

Join the Real Food Day cause and raise awareness of healthy eating

Wed, 19 Jun 2019

People are being supported to embrace whole foods to help people steer clear of the health problems associated with processed food and takeaways. Real Food Day, launched by non-pro...Read More

Facebook posts could be used to predict diabetes

Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Insights gleaned from posts on Facebook could reveal whether people have conditions including diabetes, according to an American study. Researchers examined the language used on th...Read More

Dexcom upgrade directly monitors diabetes via Apple Watch

Tue, 18 Jun 2019

The Apple Watch will soon receive improved glucose tracker support for people with diabetes, according to Kevin Sayer, the CEO of Dexcom. Sayer has reported that Dexcom has been wo...Read More

Maintain a healthy weight to lower your cardiovascular risk, Swedish researchers advise

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Losing weight could reduce the risk of heart and blood vessel diseases linked to diabetes, a genetic study suggests. Swedish researchers report that having a high BMI and high body...Read More

FreeStyle Libre reduces incidences of low blood glucose in type 1 diabetes, audit reports

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

The FreeStyle Libre reduced incidences of low blood glucose in roughly 80% of people with type 1 diabetes, a new UK audit has shown. The new audit into the flash glucose monitorin...Read More

Islet cell transplants see near-normal glucose levels without insulin after ten years

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

A group of adults with type 1 diabetes that have not needed insulin for an average of 10 years and are maintaining near normal blood glucose thanks to islet cell transplantation, a...Read More

Diabetes Week 2019: Living a long life with type 1 diabetes and avoiding complications

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Diabetes Digital Media has been redefining diabetes this Diabetes Week, showcasing the sensational achievements of people with the condition, from climbing Mount Everest to losing ...Read More

US government official says ketogenic approach could improve military performance

Thu, 13 Jun 2019

US government officials have said a ketogenic diet could be used to improve military success. At a high-level defense industry conference, a top boss confirmed the Pentagon had bee...Read More

Diabetes Week 2019: HbA1c down from 12.5 to 4.9 and low carb success stories

Thu, 13 Jun 2019

This Diabetes Week, Diabetes Digital Media is redefining diabetes: redefining what people with diabetes can achieve, and raising awareness of the tremendous health transformations ...Read More

Too much and too little sleep could increase type 2 diabetes risk

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Getting too much or too little sleep could make more people at high risk of prediabetes more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, scientists suggest. The link between sleep and type ...Read More

Diabetes Week 2019: Taking the first step towards physical milestones

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

This Diabetes Week, Diabetes Digital Media is redefining diabetes: redefining what people with diabetes can achieve, and raising awareness of the tremendous health transformations ...Read More

Dapagliflozin shown to reduce risk of kidney disease

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

A drug used to control type 2 diabetes can help reduce the progression of kidney disease or related death, researchers have said. Dapagliflozin, an oral sodium glucose cotransporte...Read More

Diabetes Week 2019: I have lost five stone and feel fantastic

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

This Diabetes Week, Diabetes Digital Media is redefining diabetes: redefining what people with diabetes can achieve, and raising awareness of the tremendous health transformations ...Read More

New drug delays type 1 diabetes by more than a year, study reports

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

The development of type 1 diabetes has been delayed by at least a year in high-risk individuals by a new drug, according to new research. The drug teplizumab works by changing the ...Read More

Diabetes Week 2019: I climbed Mount Everest with type 1 diabetes

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Today marks the beginning of Diabetes Week 2019, and at Diabetes Digital Media our aim this week is to redefine diabetes: redefine what people with diabetes can achieve, and raise ...Read More

Researchers urge people with type 1 diabetes quit smoking to avoid complications

Fri, 07 Jun 2019

Quitting smoking is even more important for people with type 1 diabetes as research suggests poor oral health can increase the chance of heart disease. A recent study has shown adu...Read More

US researchers seek FDA approval to test vaccine that could prevent type 1 diabetes in children

Fri, 07 Jun 2019

US researchers want to test whether a common tuberculosis vaccine could help prevent type 1 diabetes in children. A team from the Massachusetts General Hospital say they have evide...Read More

Charity urges government not to compromise restaurant food labelling

Thu, 06 Jun 2019

A major diabetes organisation is urging the government not to "water down" plans to introduce food labelling in restaurants. In a bid to tackle rising obesity and type 2 diabetes r...Read More

Evolving gene could reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Wed, 05 Jun 2019

Changes in cooking and farming over the years have contributed to creating a common gene variant which could help people avoid developing type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. T...Read More

Metformin could help improve anxiety in type 2 diabetes

Wed, 05 Jun 2019

Metformin could be used to help reduce anxiety in people with type 2 diabetes following a study showing its benefits on mice. Previous studies have found metformin, used to lower ...Read More

Could making junk food packaging plain make foods less appealing?

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

Plain packaging should be used for junk food and sugary drinks in a bid to discourage people from consuming unhealthy snacks, a leading expert has said. As obesity figures and typ...Read More

Mediterranean diet could improve brain function of people with type 2 diabetes

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

A Mediterranean diet could improve the memory and cognitive function of people with type 2 diabetes, according to US research. The Mediterranean diet is made up of vegetables, frui...Read More

Complaints made after weight loss drink says it lowers blood glucose levels

Mon, 03 Jun 2019

A beverage company is being asked to explain claims its products can help people with type 1 diabetes lower their blood glucose levels. Boombod, based in London, has been reported ...Read More

BDA calls for NHS to provide more healthy diet support

Fri, 31 May 2019

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is calling for the NHS to provide more support for people wanting to eat healthily. The organisation's rally cry comes after almost 40% of pe...Read More

X cell in the immune system identified which could be linked to type 1 diabetes

Fri, 31 May 2019

Scientists have discovered a rogue immune cell coined the X cell which may be behind the development of type 1 diabetes. US scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine and IBM Research ...Read More

Ultra-processed food dangers prompt proposals for taxation and marketing restrictions

Thu, 30 May 2019

Taxation and marketing restrictions have been proposed to curb consumption of ultra-processed food, following the results of two new studies. A Spanish study showed higher death ra...Read More

Scientists discover more about type 1 diabetes autoimmune response

Thu, 30 May 2019

Researchers believe they have found a way to "put a brake" on the immune system attacking itself in autoimmune conditions such as type 1 diabetes. In autoimmune diseases the body m...Read More

Eylea approved for all forms of diabetic retinopathy in the US

Wed, 29 May 2019

The drug treatment Eylea has been given approval for all stages of diabetic retinopathy in America following a successful clinical trial. In the UK, Eylea, which is the trade name ...Read More

Research reviews effectiveness of bariatric surgery for adolescents

Wed, 29 May 2019

American researchers have assessed the benefits of bariatric surgery for obese adolescents and found it may represent an effective treatment under the right circumstances. A team f...Read More

Socioeconomic status and physical activity link identified among UK children

Tue, 28 May 2019

A drive to encourage children to become more active has been proposed after a study revealed low levels of vigorous physical activity in youngsters from some ethnic minority backgr...Read More

Camel milk could be used to lower inflammation in type 2 diabetes

Tue, 28 May 2019

Camel milk could be used to reduce inflammation in people with type 2 diabetes, Welsh researchers have suggested. Cardiff Metropolitan University scientists have explored the heal...Read More

Three-quarters of food bought at UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit reveals

Fri, 24 May 2019

Caps could be introduced to limit the sale of unhealthy food in UK hospitals following results from a new audit. Around three quarters of food bought in NHS hospitals was deemed t...Read More

US first as state of Colorado introduces price cap on insulin

Fri, 24 May 2019

Colorado has become the first US state to introduce a cap on monthly insulin payments in a significant victory for campaigners. While insulin is available on prescription in the UK...Read More

Healthcare professionals raise awareness for Insulin Safety Week

Thu, 23 May 2019

A campaign to reduce insulin errors in hospitals has been taking place across the UK and Ireland this week. A total of 531 sites, mainly hospitals but also some GP surgeries and ca...Read More

Education reforms unfair for teenagers with type 1 diabetes, charity says

Thu, 23 May 2019

Pupils with type 1 diabetes taking GCSEs and A-Levels exams in England this summer are being put at a disadvantage following reforms leading to a focus on assessments, it has been ...Read More

Healthcare professionals urged to monitor liver health of people with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 22 May 2019

People with type 2 diabetes should be closely monitored to avoid developing liver disease, researchers behind a study of 18 million people have urged. Liver cirrhosis and liver can...Read More

Real Food Day campaign inspires swapping processed foods for natural, real foods

Wed, 22 May 2019

Food campaigners are urging people to swap takeaways for 'real food' as part of an awareness drive to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent type 2 diabetes. The Public Health Col...Read More

New research offers hope of reviving insulin production in people with diabetes

Tue, 21 May 2019

UK scientists believe there is potential to re-engineer cells in people with diabetes to restore insulin production. Researchers from the University of Exeter, in the first study o...Read More

Exposure to common chemicals linked with obesity and type 2 diabetes

Tue, 21 May 2019

A class of chemicals commonly used in everyday consumer items have been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the University of Novi Sad base...Read More

Calls for low carb approach at type 2 diabetes and children Parliamentary meeting

Mon, 20 May 2019

Low carb diets should be used to tackle childhood obesity instead of "expensive surgery", a dietitian told a meeting held at Parliament. Leading academics, specialists and healthca...Read More

New smart insulin developed to prevent hypoglycemia

Mon, 20 May 2019

A new smart insulin has been developed which could help people prevent hypoglycemia, researchers have said. Currently known as i-insulin, the team from the University of Californi...Read More

Baby taking part in insulin powder trial aiming to prevent type 1 diabetes

Mon, 20 May 2019

A baby from Milton Keynes at high risk of type 1 diabetes is taking part in a study to test insulin powder as a preventative measure against the condition. Genetic tests have indic...Read More

Ultra-processed diet leads to eating 500kcal more per day, study shows

Fri, 17 May 2019

Eating ultra-processed foods led to people eating 500 calories more per day than when they avoided these foods, a new study has revealed. Ultra-processed foods are defined as ready...Read More

Multiple pregnancies linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 16 May 2019

Women who have been through the menopause and have experienced at least four pregnancies are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, research has shown. Data collected from the Nat...Read More

Exeter diabetes professor features on university power list

Thu, 16 May 2019

The work of a leading professor has made it onto a power list of researchers, scientists and campaigners who are saving and greatly improving lives across the nation. Professor And...Read More

Experts on BBC radio insist insulin response is key to understanding obesity

Wed, 15 May 2019

Our approach to eating and the way insulin works in the body have been addressed on BBC Radio 4. In a series of nutritional reports set to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4, journalist ...Read More

Lifestyle intervention leads to reduced medication in new type 2 diabetes study

Wed, 15 May 2019

A Dutch lifestyle intervention has helped people with type 2 diabetes reduce their medication doses over a six-month period. Compared to before the study, average HbA1c levels dro...Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week: Charity calls for better support for people with diabetes

Tue, 14 May 2019

Diabetes Scotland wants the Scottish government to make more funds available so people with diabetes have greater access to mental health and psychological support. This week is Me...Read More

Blueberry studies investigate associations with exercise and heart disease risk

Tue, 14 May 2019

Blueberries are the subject of two studies investigating the health properties of the fruit for reducing heart disease risk and its impact on physical activity. In one study, yet t...Read More

Poor heart disease outcomes revealed amid rise in type 2 diabetes

Mon, 13 May 2019

An increase in deaths from heart disease is being partly attributed to the rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the UK. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has released figures w...Read More

Tackling dietary guidelines addressed at fourth annual Public Health Collaboration conference

Mon, 13 May 2019

The Public Health Collaboration (PHC) celebrated its fourth annual conference this past weekend and second held at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London. Launched by...Read More

Harvard improves process of converting stem cells into insulin-producing cells

Fri, 10 May 2019

Harvard University scientists have released new findings from their research into converting stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells. The scientists have developed a method w...Read More

Family conflict could negatively impact type 1 diabetes control in children

Fri, 10 May 2019

Family conflict related to diabetes management can negatively impact the blood glucose control of a child with type 1 diabetes, researchers have found. In what has been dubbed the...Read More

Rise in obesity-related hospital admissions prompts NHS challenge for food industry

Thu, 09 May 2019

There were more than 700,000 obesity-related hospital admissions in 2017/18 in England, according to new figures. This figure is up by 100,000 on 2016/17 and the NHS has called for...Read More

Metformin found to alleviate pain in people with fibromyalgia

Thu, 09 May 2019

The type 2 diabetes drug metformin could be used to reduce the pain of fibromyalgia, researchers have said. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain all over the body, ...Read More

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to rare but serious genital infection, FDA reports

Wed, 08 May 2019

SGLT2 inhibitors are associated with an infection that develops in the genital area, although the risk is low, researchers say. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identifie...Read More

Major funding will help type 1 diabetes consortium to research type 1 prevention

Wed, 08 May 2019

A group of leading British researchers have received more funding to continue work into preventing type 1 diabetes. The Type 1 Diabetes UK Immunotherapy Consortium (T1D UK) has bee...Read More

Low Carb Program findings to be presented at Public Health Collaboration conference

Tue, 07 May 2019

At this weekend's Public Health Collaboration (PHC) conference, doctors will hear about the benefits of how a low carb diet can positively impact people with type 2 diabetes. The f...Read More

Encouraging beta cell growth could prevent type 1 diabetes development

Tue, 07 May 2019

Focusing on encouraging beta cells to grow before they become damaged could help to prevent type 1 diabetes, researchers have said. US scientists have been using mice to test their...Read More

Parliament event to bring together mental health and diabetes

Fri, 03 May 2019

An event to encourage the government to pledge better support for people with diabetes who have mental health problems is to be delivered later this month. The parliament event, wh...Read More

Eight-year-old girl raises money for hospital which diagnosed her type 1 diabetes

Fri, 03 May 2019

An eight-year-old girl who initially struggled with her type 1 diabetes diagnosis is raising money for the Sheffield hospital where she was treated. Sophielee Barker-Bown was told...Read More

Online low carb course substantially improves doctors type 2 diabetes knowledge

Thu, 02 May 2019

An online low glycemic index (GI) course for healthcare professionals helps to substantially improve knowledge of type 2 diabetes, according to new figures. The low GI nature of th...Read More

Leeds achieves lower childhood obesity figures

Thu, 02 May 2019

Leeds has become successful in driving down childhood obesity numbers, according to new figures. Across the rest of England type 2 diabetes figures are on the rise among primary s...Read More

38 per cent of adults with type 1 diabetes are misdiagnosed with type 2

Wed, 01 May 2019

Nearly 40 per cent of adults with type 1 diabetes were misdiagnosed and were initially treated for type 2 diabetes, according to new research. The University of Exeter study found ...Read More

European Commission approves Zynquista for type 1 diabetes

Tue, 30 Apr 2019

A new treatment has been approved for use in Europe for people with type 1 diabetes. Zynquista (sotagliflozin) is an oral tablet which inhibits the SGLT-1 and SGLT-2 proteins that...Read More

Liraglutide shown be effective in treating children with type 2 diabetes

Tue, 30 Apr 2019

A trial of the injectable type 2 diabetes drug liraglutide has shown the medication to be effective at treating children with the condition. A study has been testing how effective ...Read More

Tea drinkers will not miss sugar after quitting, research shows

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

Not only is it beneficial to quit adding sugar to your cup of tea, but a new study has found that tea drinkers were able to make the change and not miss sugar. Researchers from Uni...Read More

Obesity challenge in the UK revealed following BMI study findings

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

People with a BMI (body mass index) of between 35-40 are almost nine times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a large UK study. The research involving 2.8 millio...Read More

Scientists warn of fracture risk among older women with type 2 diabetes

Fri, 26 Apr 2019

The risk of older women with type 2 diabetes experiencing fractures has been highlighted in a new US study. Scientists from Harvard Medical School say the findings present an oppor...Read More

Metformin aids long-term weight loss compared with placebo, study reports

Fri, 26 Apr 2019

The commonly-prescribed type 2 diabetes drug metformin could be useful for enabling and sustaining weight loss, scientists report. Metformin, the first line treatment for type 2 d...Read More

Landmark US consensus recommends low carb diet in diabetes management

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

A landmark consensus that eating low carb is beneficial for managing diabetes has been announced by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The report, entitled 'Nutrition Therapy...Read More

Additive found in baked goods linked with possible type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

An ingredient commonly found in bread and baked goods to preserve food could increase the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. Propionate is often used to pr...Read More

Fasting helps men at risk of type 2 diabetes control blood glucose levels, study reports

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Restricting eating over a nine-hour period could help men at risk of type 2 diabetes experience improved blood glucose levels, research suggests. A small Australian study involvi...Read More

Wiltshire pensioner receives medal for having type 1 diabetes for 60 years

Wed, 24 Apr 2019

A Wiltshire man has been given a medal for living with type 1 diabetes for nearly all of his life. Pete Flannery, 69, from Trowbridge was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged nine....Read More

Landmark Australian report promotes low carb approach for treating type 2 diabetes

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

A landmark Australian report has highlighted that remission, not just management, should be the target for type 2 diabetes interventions, and that low carb provides a valuable way ...Read More

Discovery could help to predict progression of diabetic kidney disease

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

A US study has identified a key finding which could help people with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) avoid future damage. The Joslin Diabetes Center has identified a group of protei...Read More

Airport confiscates insulin from women with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

An airport has promised to review its procedures after security staff took away a woman's insulin. Jayne Knott, from Hull, described the security at Leeds Bradford Airport on 10 Ap...Read More

Medical detection dog given animal OBE for life-saving support

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

A medical detection dog trained to prevent his owner from slipping into a hypo has been handed an 'animal OBE'. Pal (pictured), a black Labrador, has prevented his owner Claire Pe...Read More

Type 1 diabetes rates investigated among children of mothers with gestational diabetes

Wed, 17 Apr 2019

Clinicians have been urged to ensure children of mothers with gestational diabetes receive early screening for type 1 diabetes. The warning comes following a study revealing that ...Read More

Educating teenagers about junk food reduces consumption, study suggests

Wed, 17 Apr 2019

Educating teenagers about junk food and how adverts are used to influence them reduces their purchasing habits by 31%, US researchers have said. Tackling obesity and type 2 diabete...Read More

Man to run London Marathon in honour of daughter with type 1 diabetes

Tue, 16 Apr 2019

A teenager with type 1 diabetes has inspired her father into running the London Marathon to raise money for diabetes charity JDRF. Maddie Wills was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes ...Read More

Type 2 diabetes drug significantly lowers kidney disease risk, says study

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

The diabetes drug canagliflozin has been found to significantly lower the risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular problems in type 2 diabetes, a study reports. Canagliflozin is ...Read More

Cardiovascular disease risk in women with type 2 diabetes not as high as once feared

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

Improvements in care have led to women with type 2 diabetes having a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than previously thought, research suggests. While type 2 diabetes...Read More

Researchers make case for type 2 diabetes reversal

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

A team of researchers in the US have made a call for guidelines to appreciate the possibility of type 2 diabetes reversal, in light of recent evidence. For decades, type 2 diabetes...Read More

Low carb breakfast benefits emphasised in type 2 diabetes study

Fri, 12 Apr 2019

Limiting carbohydrate intake at breakfast could be beneficial for controlling type 2 diabetes, a South American researcher has said. Associate Professor Jonathan Little, from the U...Read More

Certain prostate drugs linked to type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 12 Apr 2019

Prescription drugs administered to help treat an enlarged prostate gland could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. A study involving 55,000 men was car...Read More

Low carb in type 1 diabetes improves glucose level variability, new study shows

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

Going low carb led to improved blood glucose control for people with type 1 diabetes, a new study has revealed. Danish researchers report that restricting carb intake to just 100 g...Read More

JDRF appoints first leader with type 1 diabetes in US

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

For the first time, a person with type 1 diabetes has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the US arm of the charity JDRF. Dr Aaron Kowalski, who was diagnosed w...Read More

Oral type 2 diabetes drug shows potential in Japanese trial

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

A new oral type 2 diabetes drug has become one step closer to being made available after showing potential in a recent trial. During a 24-week study in Japan, imeglimin was shown ...Read More

Pancreas protein could help treat hypoglycemia

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

A specific protein in the pancreas could be used to prevent low blood glucose (hypoglycemia) in people with diabetes who are treated with insulin. Neuronostatin is a relatively new...Read More

Controlling type 2 diabetes risk factors in younger people key to avoiding heart problems, researchers say

Tue, 09 Apr 2019

Health officials are being urged to be more proactive in preventing younger people from developing type 2 diabetes. University of Glasgow research has found those who are diagnosed...Read More

Plant compound could help treat diabetes-related blindness

Tue, 09 Apr 2019

Green-fingered researchers say Mother Nature could help to prevent blindness, potentially improving outcomes for those with diabetes-related eye problems. A study has looked at th...Read More

Australian politician praises UKs new approaches to treating type 2 diabetes following UK visit

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

An Australian politician has written in praise of the UK's new approaches to treating type 2 diabetes that includes low carb and very low calorie dietary interventions. Janine Free...Read More

Moderate muscle strength linked with lower type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

Maintaining moderate muscle strength could help adults lower their risk of type 2 diabetes, US researchers suggest. A team from the Iowa State University report that adults with mo...Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week: I had never been overweight, but I was at risk of type 2

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

Our final member being featured for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week has a different story than most, highlighting lifestyle changes could benefit everyone. It might be easy to ass...Read More

Man with type 2 diabetes receives medication four months out of date

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

A Bristol man with type 2 diabetes was left "angry" at his pharmacy for giving him diabetes medication that was four months out of date. Darren Soden, 47, realised after a visit t...Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week: The shock of prediabetes kick-started my low carb lifestyle

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week is a great opportunity to reaffirm that type 2 diabetes and prediabetes can be prevented by eating a healthy, real-food diet and getting regular exe...Read More

Shops urged to change Easter egg marketing to help tackle obesity

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

Shops are being urged to stop selling Easter eggs on sale so early to help tackle rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes. A survey carried out by the Royal Society of Public Health (...Read More

Amputation rates among people with diabetes not significantly increasing in UK, data reveals

Wed, 03 Apr 2019

Limb amputations have increased in recent years, but the rate among people with diabetes is not significantly increasing, health experts have said. The data published by Public Hea...Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week: I cannot believe how fit I have become

Wed, 03 Apr 2019

As Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week continues, so do the stories from our inspiring members. Today we're sharing Dave Daffins' amazing transformation. Dave left an appointment with ...Read More

NHS pilots virtual reality system to help spot diabetes-related emergencies

Tue, 02 Apr 2019

A virtual reality (VR) system is being used to help doctors train for medical emergencies among people with type 1 diabetes during a hospital stay. The technology is being piloted...Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week: I was a sugar addict, then I took back control

Tue, 02 Apr 2019

To recognise Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week we are celebrating the success stories of the diabetes community. Today we are sharing the success of Eileen Kerr, who took back contro...Read More

Drop in type 2 diabetes diagnoses in UK, charity reveals

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

There has been a reduction in the number of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to charity Diabetes UK. The charity's analysis, published today to mark the start of Ty...Read More

Diabetes.co.uk celebrates 16th anniversary

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

Diabetes.co.uk is today celebrating 16 years of helping and supporting people with diabetes from all around the world. Created by Diabetes Digital Media in 2007, Diabetes.co.uk ha...Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week: From prediabetes to feeling fitter and healthier

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

This week is the second-ever Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, a campaign which addresses the importance of raising type 2 diabetes awareness and knowing how to prevent the conditio...Read More

Cellnovo to cease producing its insulin pumps and technology

Fri, 29 Mar 2019

Cellnovo, a company that made innovative insulin pump and diabetes management systems, has announced it will cease production of its systems. The company, which has its offices in ...Read More

Study indicates potential for testosterone therapy to prevent type 2 diabetes

Fri, 29 Mar 2019

A study of men with prediabetes and hypogonadism (low testosterone levels) showed that treatment with testosterone therapy was linked with a lower risk of progression to type 2 dia...Read More

Steglatro becomes the latest SGLT2 drug to be available on the NHS

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Steglatro (ertugliflozin) is the latest sodium-glucose contransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor to be approved for use, on the NHS, by people with type 2 diabetes. The National Institute...Read More

Medtronic's closed-loop MiniMed 670G now available on NHS in some areas

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Medtronic's hybrid closed-loop system, the MiniMed 670G, is now available on the NHS in areas of the UK that can fund it. The MiniMed 670G is a combined insulin pump and CGM system...Read More

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