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Occasional alcohol during pregnancy may increase risk of diabetes in offspring

Fri, 11 Oct 2019

Pregnant women who enjoy the odd alcoholic drink at a family party might increase the risk of their male babies developing type 2 diabetes later in life, according to researchers. ...Read More

Rotavirus may switch on type 1 diabetes attack

Fri, 11 Oct 2019

Australian researchers propose that the rotavirus infection could play a role in triggering the onset of type 1 diabetes. Rotavirus is a highly infectious stomach bug and a major c...Read More

CGM key to preventing health risks in pregnancy in diabetes

Thu, 10 Oct 2019

All pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are to be offered use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) from April 2020 to improve the health outcome of births. The drive to increase ...Read More

Could distinction between healthy and unhealthy food outlets reduce child obesity?

Thu, 10 Oct 2019

Making a distinction between food outlets that provide healthy food and those that provide unhealthy food is one of the recommendations laid out in a childhood obesity report by En...Read More

Tear testing could detect early nerve damage

Wed, 09 Oct 2019

Testing someone's tears could pave the way for screening for diabetes-related complications, researchers have said. A team from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney ...Read More

Mother shares pain of losing her son following misdiagnosis of diabetes

Wed, 09 Oct 2019

The mother of a five-year-old boy, who died shortly after receiving a misdiagnosis of type 1 diabetes, has spoken out about the mistakes. Diabetes.co.uk has previously reported a n...Read More

Researchers define safe sweet spot for type 1 diabetes control

Tue, 08 Oct 2019

Swedish researchers have identified a 'sweet spot' window of HbA1c that is associated with lower risks of complications for people with type 1 diabetes. Research, carried out by a ...Read More

Could this insulin pill replace injections for people with type 1 diabetes?

Tue, 08 Oct 2019

A revolutionary insulin pill may allow people with type 1 diabetes to avoid needing to take injections, according to researchers in the US. A specialist unit at the Massachusetts I...Read More

Depression could affect activity levels in type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Mon, 07 Oct 2019

Having symptoms of depression is associated with reduced physical activity in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study carried out by the University of Leicester. Physical...Read More

Fruit juice and diet drinks linked with increased type 2 diabetes risk

Mon, 07 Oct 2019

New research shows that people who regularly consume sugary drinks (including fruit juice) and diet drinks had a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The way the study was r...Read More

Could preventing hypos in hospital reduce inpatient time?

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

People who experience hypoglycemia during a hospital stay typically spend a longer time in hospital, new research has found. A review of 15 international studies has shown that peo...Read More

Grandad with type 2 diabetes to sail round the world for charity

Fri, 04 Oct 2019

A retired grandad with type 2 diabetes is planning a challenge of a lifetime in a bid to raise money for charity, Diabetes UK. Keith Winstanley, from Staffordshire, is a retired N...Read More

Fructose makes the liver accumulate fat, researchers state

Thu, 03 Oct 2019

Too much fructose in the diet prevents the liver from breaking down fat stored within the organ, American researchers state. The study by the Joslin Diabetes Center suggests this o...Read More

Breathing bio-artificial pancreas ready for human trials, scientists state

Thu, 03 Oct 2019

A breathing artificial pancreas, created using lung tissue from a pig, will be tested on humans within 12 months, according to the company behind the innovation. The biological pan...Read More

Antidepressant use linked to greater gestational diabetes risk

Wed, 02 Oct 2019

Pregnant women who take antidepressants could be at a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes, researchers have said. A Canadian research team said they found the drugs ven...Read More

Risks of red meat on health are likely small researchers conclude

Wed, 02 Oct 2019

A large review of available evidence has concluded that health risks of eating red meat are low to very low. They add that the evidence is not strong enough to support recommendati...Read More

HDL cholesterol could help combat artery hardening

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

Higher levels of high-density lipoprotein (often called HDL cholesterol) could help to reverse effects of cardiovascular disease among those with diabetes, a mouse study suggests. ...Read More

New type 2 diabetes medication Suliqua launched in the UK

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

A new type 2 diabetes combination medication has been launched in the UK. Developed by pharmaceutical company Sanofi, Suliqua combines insulin glargine, a basal insulin, and lixise...Read More

Losing 10 per cent of body weight doubles the chance of type 2 diabetes remission

Mon, 30 Sep 2019

People with type 2 diabetes who lose 10% of their body weight within the first five years of diagnosis can double their chances of achieving diabetes remission, according to a new ...Read More

Cold temperature lipid found to help lower blood glucose

Mon, 30 Sep 2019

A lipid, created by the body, in response to cold temperatures helps to lower blood glucose levels, an international study has found. Following experiments on mice, researchers spe...Read More

Pioneering calculator helps to prevent diabetes misdiagnoses

Fri, 27 Sep 2019

A calculator that combines health data and blood test results will help speed up diagnosing whether a person has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. A team from the ...Read More

Archery gives boy with type 1 confidence to take part in sport

Fri, 27 Sep 2019

The parents of a Welsh schoolboy have revealed how archery has helped their son to better manage his type 1 diabetes. Theo Williams was diagnosed with the autoimmune condition as ...Read More

New type 2 diabetes drug could help prevent liver damage

Thu, 26 Sep 2019

A new type 2 diabetes drug is being tested that may be able to improve blood glucose levels, and prevent weight gain, liver damage and muscle loss. The medication, currently known ...Read More

Mentally tiring work linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk in women

Thu, 26 Sep 2019

Women who get mentally tired from their jobs are 21% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers report. A French study involving more than 73,000 women compared those who...Read More

Many older people in US disagree that their diabetes treatment should be relaxed

Wed, 25 Sep 2019

A US survey shows that older people with type 2 diabetes do not want to have their diabetes treatment relaxed as they get older. The results of the survey show that the wishes of e...Read More

Nut consumption could help to prevent weight gain, study suggests

Wed, 25 Sep 2019

A handful of nuts a day could prevent people from putting on weight in later life, US researchers have said. A team from Harvard University and Harvard Medical School looked at hea...Read More

Psychologists report states obesity stigma must stop

Tue, 24 Sep 2019

Healthcare professionals are being urged to avoid weight stigmatising and insensitive remarks when it comes to treating people with obesity. A report published by the British Psyc...Read More

Stranded Brit running out of diabetes medication after Thomas Cook collapse

Tue, 24 Sep 2019

A British woman with diabetes is stranded abroad and running out of diabetes medication after travel company Thomas Cook ceased trading. Natalie Shaw, 48, has been holidaying in Cr...Read More

CGM leads to greater improvement in type 1 control than with insulin pumps, study suggests

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) is effective among those with type 1 diabetes, irrespective of how insulin is delivered to the body, researchers have said. The tria...Read More

US approves first oral GLP-1 treatment for type 2 diabetes

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

The first glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist in tablet form has been approved for people with type 2 diabetes in the US. Rybelsus, (medication name semaglutide) has b...Read More

IVF linked to greater risk of gestational diabetes, study suggests

Fri, 20 Sep 2019

Pregnancy achieved via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) is associated with a greater risk of gestational diabetes, according to a research team in Greece. It is already known that the...Read More

Toddler gluten intake linked to type 1 diabetes

Fri, 20 Sep 2019

A possible link between consuming gluten in childhood and the risk of developing type 1 diabetes has been uncovered by researchers. A Norwegian study, involving more than 86,000 c...Read More

Low carb GP features on doctor power list once again

Fri, 20 Sep 2019

A pioneering doctor from Southport, best known as the Low Carb GP, has been included once again on a list of the top 50 most influential GPs in the UK. Dr David Unwin was placed a...Read More

Helping people with diabetes avoid emergency care could save NHS GBP3 billion per year

Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Supporting people with diabetes to avoid emergency hospital care could save the NHS as much as £3 billion per year according, to a new study. An analysis on planned care and A...Read More

Carb content and meal size ruled biggest factors in type 1 carb-counting errors

Thu, 19 Sep 2019

The type and size of a meal are the two most important factors when carb counting, for those with type 1 diabetes, researchers have said. An Italian team involved looking at healt...Read More

Gestational diabetes tests are carried out too late, researchers say

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Current screening programmes for gestational diabetes are being carried out too late to adequately prevent health issues in mother and baby, researchers have said. A team from Sout...Read More

Simple eye scan could help detect undiagnosed type 2 diabetes

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

A pioneering eye scan has been developed which could help screen for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in the future. The biomicroscope screening involves studying damaged proteins and l...Read More

High fibre vegan diet may improve diabetes risk factors via the microbiome

Tue, 17 Sep 2019

A vegan diet that is high in fibre may cause beneficial changes to the microbiome, the bacteria in our gut, according to US researchers. The gut, and the bacteria living in it, can...Read More

Former Brexit secretary David Davis transforms his health with low carb diet

Tue, 17 Sep 2019

David Davis MP, who held the position of Brexit Secretary between 2016 and 2018, has recently reported on his success on turning his health around with a low carb way of eating. M...Read More

Men and women experience different co-morbidities in diabetes and prediabetes, study finds

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

A new study has identified differences in the conditions experienced by men and women with prediabetes and diabetes. The study, conducted by Dr Olina Ofenheimer of the Sigmund Fre...Read More

Medtronic and Novo Nordisk announce major diabetes collaboration

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

Pioneering digital solutions, for people with diabetes taking insulin, are to be brought to market as two top companies have announced a major collaboration. Medtronic, the world'...Read More

Forxiga fast-tracked in US to help prevent heart attacks

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

A diabetes drug has been fast-tracked through official channels so it can be made immediately available in the US to help reduce deadly heart attacks. The US Food and Drug Adminis...Read More

Yellowhammer Brexit dossier described as alarming by British Medical Association chair

Fri, 13 Sep 2019

The British Medical Association (BMA) has described a new government contingency planning document as 'alarming', amid concerns around a no-deal Brexit. The document, known as 'Op...Read More

70-year-old line dancing for diabetes

Fri, 13 Sep 2019

A pensioner with type 2 diabetes is dancing her way to meet a major step challenge to help raise money and awareness for the condition. Lynn Matthews, from Senghenydd, is taking pa...Read More

Neglect ruled in inquest over type 1 teenager death

Thu, 12 Sep 2019

The death of a teenager with type 1 diabetes, who died after a GP misdiagnosis, was caused by neglect, a coroner has ruled. Rosie Umney, from Herne Bay, died last year from complic...Read More

Figures suggest type 2 diabetes diagnoses could be slowing

Thu, 12 Sep 2019

Figures show the number of newly diagnosed people with type 2 diabetes are reducing or stabilising according to a worldwide analysis. Despite the findings, health experts are advis...Read More

16 weeks of insulin stockpiled in Brexit contingency plans

Wed, 11 Sep 2019

People with diabetes that rely on insulin are being reassured that contingency plans are in place, should a no-deal Brexit go ahead. Diabetes UK report that all three main insulin ...Read More

Older women with prediabetes benefit from football training, study shows

Wed, 11 Sep 2019

Football can be an effective form of medicine for older women with prediabetes, a new study shows. A Danish research team has found that sessions of football led to a significant i...Read More

Taller people at lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Tue, 10 Sep 2019

Taller people appear to face a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. A German study has found that for each 10cm taller a person was, there was a 41 per...Read More

Theresa May's diabetes doctor Ian Gallen awarded CBE

Tue, 10 Sep 2019

A doctor regarded as having treated the former Prime Minister Theresa May for her type 1 diabetes has been recognised in her resignation honours. Dr Ian Gallen, a consultant endocr...Read More

Weight loss surgery linked with reduced risk of major cardiovascular events

Tue, 10 Sep 2019

Undergoing weight loss surgery has been linked with a 40% lower risk of having a major cardiovascular event, such as heart disease or stroke, according to a new study. Researchers ...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media receives support of NHS digital accelerator programme

Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM), the firm behind Diabetes.co.uk and the Low Carb Program, has been accepted by the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme. The Accelerator programm...Read More

Man with type 1 diabetes undergoes remarkable double transplant

Mon, 09 Sep 2019

The fiancée of a man with type 1 diabetes has shared their traumatic but inspiring story in a bid to encourage more organ donors. Two years previously, Wayne Simon's kidneys ...Read More

NHS health chiefs looking to make statins available without prescription

Fri, 06 Sep 2019

Top health experts are looking into whether they should make high-strength, cholesterol-lowering drugs available over the counter at chemists across England. The move is not withou...Read More

New molecular discovery could help to create child type 1 screening test

Fri, 06 Sep 2019

A new discovery involving levels of specific molecules could help create a very early type 1 diabetes test for the future, researchers have said. The study found that babies who la...Read More

Following a healthy lifestyle associated with 75 per cent lower type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 06 Sep 2019

Living a healthy lifestyle is associated with a 75% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis of studies. A total of 14 studies were identified whi...Read More

Improving PTSD symptoms linked with lower type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 05 Sep 2019

Veterans who respond positively to treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also be reducing their risk of type 2 diabetes, according to researchers. The study invol...Read More

Study investigates how dietary fat can affect insulin dosing in type 1 diabetes

Thu, 05 Sep 2019

In both the USA and UK, people with type 1 diabetes are recommended to adjust insulin for dietary fat. It is known that combining fat with carbohydrate at meals can slow how quickl...Read More

Sugar crash analysis suggests carbs bring mood down

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

Consuming sugar does not improve mood and may actually result in people feeling tired and less alert, according to an analysis. With a lack of consensus in the field, researchers f...Read More

Beige food diet leads to teen losing his sight and hearing

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

A teenager has lost his sight and hearing after living off chips, crisps, white bread and processed meat for most of his life. It with great sadness that we bring this story but, ...Read More

EastEnders star lined up to launch JDRF One Walk event

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

EastEnders star Jonny Labey will officially open a large fundraising walk being held to raise money and awareness for type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF. Hundreds of people with type 1 ...Read More

Study shows type 1 diabetes early diagnosis may be possible

Tue, 03 Sep 2019

A breakthrough discovery could see type 1 diabetes being diagnosed before symptoms kick in which may help with efforts to delay development of the condition, researchers have said....Read More

Adding blood thinning drug ticagrelor shows mixed results in type 2 diabetes

Tue, 03 Sep 2019

Adding the blood thinning drug ticagrelor to aspirin reduces the risk of heart attack or stroke caused by blood vessel blockage, but increased the risks of hemorrhage and bleeding,...Read More

Sending text messages to people with diabetes shown to improve control

Mon, 02 Sep 2019

Sending supportive text messages to people with diabetes to offer advice about managing the condition led to improved blood glucose control, according to a Chinese study. The resul...Read More

European diabetes guidelines highlight benefits of exercise and Mediterranean diet

Mon, 02 Sep 2019

People with diabetes and those at high risk of type 2 diabetes are recommended to exercise for at least 150 minutes a week by heart experts, and the Mediterranean diet is also high...Read More

Islet-on-a-Chip device set to transform islet cell transplantation in type 1 diabetes

Fri, 30 Aug 2019

A new device which makes it easier to perform islet cell transplantation has been created, called 'Islet-on-a-Chip'. Developed by Harvard University, Islet-on-a-Chip will make it e...Read More

SGLT2 inhibitors may reduce heart failure risk in type 2 diabetes, research shows

Fri, 30 Aug 2019

A class of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes has been found to reduce the risk of heart failure, major cardiovascular events and earlier death, according to researchers. Only an ...Read More

Controlling HbA1c associated with lower organ damage risk in type 1 diabetes

Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Controlling blood glucose levels could reduce the risk of organ impairment in people with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. Swedish researchers explored the impact of HbA1...Read More

Diabetes distress higher among university students, US study reveals

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

Depression and stress levels are higher among young people with diabetes who are starting university, a US study has shown. Diabetes distress, a term used to describe when someone...Read More

New method of treating type 1 diabetes proposed by US researcher

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

Targeting the liver with insulin could be the best way to treat type 1 diabetes, US researchers have claimed. A team from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center set out to invest...Read More

Virtual reality being trialled to combat diabetes-related complications

Tue, 27 Aug 2019

A virtual reality training system is being rolled out across Portsmouth so healthcare professionals can learn how to improve care for people with diabetes. The technology has been...Read More

Female sexual dysfunction could be affected by type 2 diabetes, sex expert claims

Tue, 27 Aug 2019

A sexual dysfunction expert is urging clinicians to be more aware that type 2 diabetes can impact a woman's libido. Dr David Edwards, chair of the Primary Care Testosterone Advisor...Read More

Intermittent fasting could help treat inflammation

Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Fasting could provide "enormous potential" in managing or preventing inflammation which is thought to contribute to type 2 diabetes, US researchers have said. A team from the Moun...Read More

Stephen Fry proud and relieved over five stone weight loss

Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Stephen Fry, the comedian, actor and writer, has said he feels "relieved" and "proud" to have lost more than five stone in four months. Speaking on BBC Breakfast the former QI host...Read More

UK criticised for falling behind in diabetes treatment advancements

Thu, 22 Aug 2019

The UK has "lagged behind" other countries in terms of providing diabetes technologies according to an op-ed by The Lancet Diabetes &Endocrinology. The article discusses pioneering...Read More

Omega-3 supplements may not have health benefits for type 2 diabetes

Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements do not provide benefits for people with type 2 diabetes, but they are not harmful either, University of East Anglia (UAE) researchers have concl...Read More

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

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