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Major US grant to be spent on stem cell research within type 1 diabetes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019

A major grant has been awarded to a US researcher who will further investigate stem cell therapies for type 1 diabetes treatments. Xiaojun "Lance" Lian, assistant professor of biom...Read More

Diagnosing gestational diabetes appears to reduce stillbirth risk linked to the condition

Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during their pregnancy show a much lower risk of stillbirth compared with women with the condition who are not diagnosed, accordin...Read More

DNA test company 23andMe rolls out type 2 diabetes risk report

Thu, 21 Mar 2019

A commercially available genetic test has rolled out a report on a person's potential risk of a future type 2 diabetes diagnosis. The report from 23andMe provides an indication of ...Read More

Preventing gum disease pivotal for people with diabetes, says tech firm

Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Improving the gum health of people with diabetes who are at risk of gum disease is pivotal to prevent health complications, a Luxembourg technology company has said. To coincide wi...Read More

Women who drink fewer sugary drinks at lower risk of early death

Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Consuming fewer sugary drinks has been linked to a decreased risk of death in women, researchers have said. The study suggests that having two beverages a day, which includes sugar...Read More

Type 2 diabetes could be identified by smartphone app

Mon, 18 Mar 2019

A smartphone application could be used to screen people for type 2 diabetes, according to US research. The app uses a special method known as a photoplethysmography signal to track...Read More

Increased back pain reported in people with diabetes, but the cause is unknown

Fri, 15 Mar 2019

People with diabetes are more likely to report back and neck pain, according to a new study. However, it is not clear whether diabetes is the cause. Back pain and diabetes are con...Read More

Tailored behavioural therapy could improve mental health outcomes in type 2 diabetes

Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Tailored cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and lifestyle counselling could significantly improve the mental health of people with type 2 diabetes and depression, researchers sugg...Read More

Females with stressful jobs associated with 21 per cent higher type 2 diabetes risk

Wed, 13 Mar 2019

Female teachers who get stressed at work have an associated 21% greater likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, according to researchers. A French team of experts from the INSERM...Read More

Teabag device could help children control type 1 diabetes

Tue, 12 Mar 2019

An implantable "teabag" device could be used to treat children with type 1 diabetes in the future, researchers have said. A team from the Department of Surgery and Medical Imaging ...Read More

Type 2 diabetes remission focus of Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019

Mon, 11 Mar 2019

Putting type 2 diabetes into remission was the main topic of conversation at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference last week. Diabetes specialist nurses, consultants, GPs and di...Read More

Suspended sentence for woman who delivered insulin overdose to her partner

Mon, 11 Mar 2019

A woman has been handed a nine-month suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to administering an insulin overdose to her partner. Laura Hopkin, 33, was arrested in the earl...Read More

NHS England details plans for increased FreeStyle Libre access

Fri, 08 Mar 2019

NHS England has announced details of how it is going to make the FreeStyle Libre more widely available. The health organisation has released updated criteria which now means more p...Read More

Potential for cardiovascular health benefits after bariatric surgery

Fri, 08 Mar 2019

Cardiovascular benefits of bariatric surgery for people with type 2 diabetes have been revealed at the Diabetes UK Professional conference. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery can help...Read More

Deprivation linked to poor blood glucose control in type 1 diabetes

Thu, 07 Mar 2019

People with type 1 diabetes who live in deprived areas are more likely to experience diabetes-related complications than those in less deprived areas, a study suggests. University ...Read More

Calls for a new era in identifying type 2 diabetes remission

Thu, 07 Mar 2019

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologist (ABCD) and the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) have come together to call for a unified definition of type 2 diabetes remissi...Read More

DiRECT weight loss programme puts type 2 diabetes into remission

Wed, 06 Mar 2019

Over a third of participants on an NHS weight management programme who put their type 2 diabetes into remission are still free from the condition two years on, new research has con...Read More

Statins associated with 38 per cent increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Wed, 06 Mar 2019

The controversy about statins continues following a study revealing how the cholesterol-lowering drugs are associated with increased blood glucose, insulin resistance and type 2 di...Read More

Low Carb Program announced as part of NHS Innovation Accelerator project

Tue, 05 Mar 2019

Diabetes Digital Media's (DDM) award-winning Low Carb Program and Arjun Panesar, DDM CEO and head of AI, have been announced as part of the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) fellows...Read More

JDRF benefits from giant dinosaur sale

Tue, 05 Mar 2019

Proceeds from the sale of a 30ft-long plastic dinosaur have been donated to type 1 diabetes charity JDRF, with the model now entertaining passers-by on a Welsh street. The Allosaur...Read More

More than 6,500 people sign up to Hypo Program within first month

Mon, 04 Mar 2019

Over 6,500 people have signed up to Diabetes Digital Media's (DDM) Hypo Program since its launch on 30 January. The Hypo Program is an educational tool designed to increase awarene...Read More

Young mum with type 1 diabetes sadly found dead next to baby

Mon, 04 Mar 2019

A teenager with type 1 diabetes passed away in her Glasgow flat but thankfully her baby boy was found alive two days later. Sadly, there have been a number of widely-reported diabe...Read More

Ban on junk food adverts before 9pm being considered

Mon, 04 Mar 2019

Junk food adverts could be banned before 9pm as part of government plans to tackle childhood obesity, it has been reported. Ministers are expected to launch a consultation which w...Read More

Suliqua receives wider US approval as type 2 diabetes treatment

Fri, 01 Mar 2019

The diabetes drug Suliqua has been approved for use in a wider range of people in the US. The US Food and Drugs Administration expanded its indication for the drug on Wednesday 27 ...Read More

Woman told she was going to die speaks out to raise awareness of diabulimia

Fri, 01 Mar 2019

A young woman with type 1 diabetes and a related eating disorder has spoken out how she nearly died because of the condition. Zohra Allana has diabulimia which means she deliberate...Read More

Updated GP contract makes allowances for older people with type 2 diabetes

Thu, 28 Feb 2019

Older people who have diabetes will receive specific advice about frailty as detailed in a five-year framework to revise GP contracts. The framework will support the implementation...Read More

Hospital medication errors affect one in three people with diabetes

Thu, 28 Feb 2019

A third of people with diabetes who are admitted to hospital experience a medication error during their stay, according to Diabetes UK. The figure is one of many laid out in the ch...Read More

US herbalist sentenced to prison for death of teenager with type 1 diabetes

Wed, 27 Feb 2019

A self-proclaimed herbalist has been sentenced to prison for his role in the death of a teenager with type 1 diabetes. Timothy Morrow has been given a four-month sentence behind ba...Read More

Low carb diet tops political agenda for type 2 diabetes battle

Wed, 27 Feb 2019

Experts and politicians have come together to discuss how eating low carb, real food can help treat or reverse type 2 diabetes. Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Dr Aseem Malhotra,...Read More

Jersey eye test service did not meet UK standards

Tue, 26 Feb 2019

An eye test service for people with diabetes in Jersey is being revamped after it was discovered the screening process did not meet UK standards. Consistently high blood glucose le...Read More

One in 10 over 40s has type 2 diabetes, charity reveals

Tue, 26 Feb 2019

New figures from charity Diabetes UK suggest one in ten people aged over 40 now has type 2 diabetes. The charity has estimated 3.8m people in the UK have diabetes, with 90% of thes...Read More

Type 1 diabetes charity JDRF issues DIY technologies position statement

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

JDRF UK has published a position statement on do-it-yourself (DIY) technologies, which are on the rise among people with type 1 diabetes. The type 1 diabetes charity says it acknow...Read More

More frequent dietary self-monitoring associated with greater weight loss success

Mon, 25 Feb 2019

People who lost more weight on a weight loss programme self-monitored their dietary intake more often, US research has found. Spending around just 20 minutes per day or less on wei...Read More

Mourners bid farewell to child who died from undiagnosed type 1 diabetes

Fri, 22 Feb 2019

The family of a schoolgirl who did not know she had type 1 diabetes have paid tribute to their "bright" daughter. Maddy-Leigh Harbinson, 11, passed away at the Belfast Royal Victor...Read More

Significant development made regarding how type 1 diabetes could be delayed

Fri, 22 Feb 2019

A 'paradigm shift' may have been identified regarding scientists' approach to developing treatments for type 1 diabetes. US researchers report that type 1 diabetes could be delaye...Read More

Pioneering insulin dose mobile app gets US approval

Thu, 21 Feb 2019

The first mobile app that determines insulin doses for people with type 2 diabetes has been officially approved in the US. The app, designed to work alongside the d-Nav Insulin Gui...Read More

Viruses in the gut could kick-start type 1 diabetes development

Thu, 21 Feb 2019

Viruses that linger in the gut could potentially trigger type 1 diabetes in children, scientists have said. Research teams from the US and Australia have been investigating the eff...Read More

Eating tree nuts could reduce heart disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Eating tree nuts could help to reduce the risk of heart disease among people with type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. A US team say tree nuts including walnuts, almonds, cashe...Read More

People at risk of type 2 diabetes required for food supplement study

Wed, 20 Feb 2019

People with prediabetes are being recruited for a new study looking at how certain food supplements might impact blood glucose levels. A research team from the Rowett Institute at ...Read More

Human genes used in type 1 diabetes mouse research could improve search for a cure

Tue, 19 Feb 2019

The development and progression of type 1 diabetes has been successfully replicated in mice, which could help researchers understand more about the condition. The study carried out...Read More

Fake Florida doctor arrested for telling people he could cure their diabetes

Tue, 19 Feb 2019

A US pensioner has been arrested for posing as a doctor and telling people he could cure their diabetes if they paid him. According to US news channel Fox13, Onelio Hipolit-Gonzal...Read More

Estrogen implant could be used to reduce insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

Mon, 18 Feb 2019

The female reproductive hormone estrogen could be used to help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, US research suggests. When estrogen interacted with a protein called Foxo1, insu...Read More

Actos associated with lower stroke and heart attack risk in people with prediabetes

Mon, 18 Feb 2019

The type 2 diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) was found to be associated with lower risk of heart attacks and stroke in people with prediabetes who have experienced a stroke, accor...Read More

Government urged to reassure people that Brexit will not impact insulin supplies

Fri, 15 Feb 2019

Two leading diabetes charities have called for the government to clarify that insulin availability will be secure in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Diabetes UK and JDRF have joine...Read More

DVLA approves technology use for insulin-dependent drivers

Fri, 15 Feb 2019

New guidelines will make blood testing requirements simpler for people with diabetes when they are driving. Last month we reported that the DVLA was set to approve the use of flash...Read More

Recruitment begins for Oxford study testing an artificial pancreas in children with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

Oxford researchers are recruiting for a study to make life easier for children who are newly-diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. A team from the John Radcliffe Hospital has launched th...Read More

Medical device awareness card launched to make airport security easier for type 1 diabetes

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

A woman whose son was stopped at airport security because of his type 1 diabetes insulin pump has helped launch a medical device awareness card. In 2016, Rachel Humphrey's teenage ...Read More

Cone snail venom further explored for potential in developing faster acting insulin

Wed, 13 Feb 2019

A type of marine snail could be used to create a fast-acting insulin to help type 1 diabetes, researchers have said. A US team says that the insulin derived from the venom of cone ...Read More

Positivity in diabetes posts on Twitter investigated in new study

Wed, 13 Feb 2019

Analysis of the use of emojis in tweets has revealed that people are generally more positive when talking about type 1 diabetes on Twitter than they are when discussing type 2 diab...Read More

Australian MPS learn more about low carb diet on visit to UK

Tue, 12 Feb 2019

A group of Australian MPs have been learning more about the benefits of the low carb diet from Dr David Unwin, a UK-based advocate of the approach. Dr Unwin, an NHS National Innova...Read More

Man with type 1 diabetes blames hypoglycemia for death of his girlfriend

Tue, 12 Feb 2019

A man with type 1 diabetes accused of murdering his girlfriend has blamed complications of his condition for the attack. Jeremy Clarke, 55, from Leicester denies the charges, but ...Read More

Microchip could identify type 1 diabetes faster than current diagnostic methods

Tue, 12 Feb 2019

A new method of identifying warning signs of type 1 diabetes earlier may pave the way for methods that might prevent the condition from developing. US scientists from Stanford and ...Read More

Elderly man who had hypo while driving guided to safety following intervention from motorist

Mon, 11 Feb 2019

A man with diabetes who experienced low blood glucose while driving has fully recovered following the intervention of a concerned motorist. Toby French, 29, from Somerset, called 9...Read More

Vitamin C linked to reduced glucose levels in type 2 diabetes

Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Vitamin C supplementation is associated with improved blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes, research suggests. A small Australian study, published in the journal Dia...Read More

Weight loss surgery puts type 2 diabetes into remission for up to five years

Fri, 08 Feb 2019

A type of bariatric (weight loss) surgery can put type 2 diabetes into remission for up to five years, a new study reports. The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) procedure involves ...Read More

Leopard tortoise insulin pill shows success in new trial

Fri, 08 Feb 2019

A pill which contains a tiny microneedle has been developed that could one day be used as an alternative to insulin injections. The pill is known as SOMA, which stands for self-ori...Read More

BMJ op-ed calls for language change regarding diabetes-related complications

Fri, 08 Feb 2019

The way diabetes complications are spoken about should be changed to take away the aspect of blame, according to a new op-ed in The BMJ. Renza Scibilia, a diabetes patient advocate...Read More

Teenager with type 1 diabetes died after GPs incorrect ear infection diagnosis

Thu, 07 Feb 2019

A teenager with type 1 diabetes who died after experiencing extremely high blood glucose levels had previously been sent home by her GP with an ear infection, an inquest has heard....Read More

Southampton vs. Cardiff football match to host free type 2 diabetes screenings

Thu, 07 Feb 2019

Type 2 diabetes screenings are set to be carried out at a Premier League football game in Southampton this weekend. Dr Mayank Patel, a diabetes consultant from University Hospital...Read More

Type 1 diabetes might not affect school performance in children

Thu, 07 Feb 2019

Children may not be affected by their type 1 diabetes at school, but good blood glucose control is important to ensure their performance doesn't suffer, researchers have said. Dan...Read More

Lack of awareness over dementia risk factors, survey reveals

Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Half of adults across the UK are unable to identify key risk factors which can lead to dementia, according to a new study. Only 1% of an Alzheimer's Research UK survey of 2,361 peo...Read More

Healthy plant-based diet focus emphasised in type 2 diabetes prevention

Wed, 06 Feb 2019

The importance of eating a healthy plant-based diet to prevent type 2 diabetes has been emphasised in a new Singapore study. Greater intakes of vegetables, fruits and whole grains,...Read More

One egg a day linked with reduced type 2 diabetes risk in men

Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Men who eat an egg a day could reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes compared with men who eat fewer eggs, research suggests. The association was identified by Finland researchers w...Read More

First oral drug approved by EMA for use in treating type 1 diabetes

Tue, 05 Feb 2019

The oral drug Forxiga (dapagliflozin) has been approved by an official European body to help treat type 1 diabetes. Forxiga is the first drug to be approved by the European Medici...Read More

Lower exercise levels identified among people with long-term conditions

Tue, 05 Feb 2019

The importance of exercise for people with chronic conditions has been emphasised in a new study. University of Oxford researchers expressed concern following the trial which revea...Read More

Speakers announced for fourth annual Public Health Collaboration conference

Mon, 04 Feb 2019

The speakers have been announced for the fourth annual Public Health Collaboration (PHC) conference in May 2019. Drs Ian Lake, Aseem Malhotra, Zoe Harcombe and MP Tom Watson are am...Read More

Fizz Free February campaign launches to tackle sugar consumption

Mon, 04 Feb 2019

A campaign called Fizz Free February is encouraging people to cut out sugary drinks for the rest of the month. The idea has been backed by MP Tom Watson, who last week called for ...Read More

Scientists make breakthrough by turning stem cells into insulin-producing cells

Mon, 04 Feb 2019

US researchers have for the first time transformed human stem cells into cells that produce insulin, marking a significant breakthrough in type 1 diabetes research. Scientists from...Read More

Statin experts push for increased prescription to over-75s

Fri, 01 Feb 2019

A report from a group of statin researchers has concluded that statin therapy significantly reduces risk of major vascular events, irrespective of age. Statins act by reducing the ...Read More

Wellbeing centre opens to empower those with diabetes in Cumbria

Fri, 01 Feb 2019

A fitness and wellbeing centre has opened in West Cumbria to support and empower attendees with diabetes. The venue is based at the Together We Community Interest Company (CIC) gym...Read More

Recommendations to eat breakfast does not appear to aid weight loss

Fri, 01 Feb 2019

Eating breakfast is linked with greater daily calorie intake and slightly higher body weight on average, according to results of a new review of clinical studies. The review found ...Read More

Tom Watson urges radical advertising changes to drive down obesity numbers

Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Cartoon characters should be removed from all high-sugar foods in a bid to kick the nation's "sugar habit" and drive down childhood obesity numbers, MP Tom Watson has said. Speakin...Read More

Six weeks of resistance exercise improves insulin sensitivity in young, overweight men

Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Short bursts of high-intensity resistance training improved insulin sensitivity for relatively young, overweight or obese men. A team of researchers from the University of Glasgow ...Read More

Bio-hackers produce insulin to beat steeply rising insulin costs in the US

Thu, 31 Jan 2019

A team of bio-hackers has been working on producing their own insulin in a bid to drive down the costs of the drug in America. Since 2002, the cost of insulin has tripled in the US...Read More

Man pays tribute to his dog for improving his type 2 diabetes

Wed, 30 Jan 2019

A man has attributed a significant improvement in his type 2 diabetes to his rescue puppy. Ron Lightfoot from Salisbury was diagnosed with the condition in 2011, with his health de...Read More

Influence of food industry must be reduced to combat obesity, experts warn

Wed, 30 Jan 2019

The influence of large, powerful food and beverage companies, also known as "Big Food" must be reduced in order to combat obesity, undernutrition and climate change, a report has c...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media teams with Novo Nordisk to launch Hypo Program

Wed, 30 Jan 2019

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has joined forces with Novo Nordisk to launch the newly-improved Hypo Program, a digital educational tool designed to increase hypoglycemia awareness. ...Read More

Researchers identify a reason for increased diabetes risk from steroid use

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Researchers have identified a reason for why long-term use of steroids increases the risk of diabetes. Between one and three per cent of people in the Western world are estimated t...Read More

Positive attitude in women linked with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Optimistic women are 12 per cent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers have discovered. It has been shown that aspects such as stress and depression are linked with h...Read More

Type 1 diabetes study shows dietary protein is linked with additional insulin need

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

A new study shows that the level of protein in a meal can significantly affect how much insulin needs to be taken at meal times for people with type 1 diabetes. Many people with ty...Read More

Researchers discover protein that can reduce insulin overproduction

Mon, 28 Jan 2019

A protein that can reduce overproduction of insulin has been found by scientists at the University of Copenhagen. The researchers found that removing the protein GRP94 resulted in ...Read More

Positive results from smartphone-app-based artificial pancreas

Mon, 28 Jan 2019

An artificial pancreas system brought together through a smartphone app is safe and works, according to the results from a US clinical trial. Designed to match the way a pancreas f...Read More

Johnson and Johnson announces warranty refund programme for Animas pump users

Mon, 28 Jan 2019

Johnson and Johnson has announced details of a warranty refund and support programme for users of Animas insulin pumps. In October 2017, Johnson & Johnson announced that they ...Read More

Bacterial nasal delivery being trialled as a type 2 diabetes treatment

Fri, 25 Jan 2019

An approach to tackling type 2 diabetes is being trialled in Wales which involves delivering gut bacteria via the nose. Scientists from Swansea University believe that readjusting ...Read More

Artificial pancreas technology to be developed in US for pregnant women

Fri, 25 Jan 2019

Artificial pancreas technology is being taken to "the next level" as US researchers plan to develop it for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, it has been announced. Funding has ...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media receives national prize at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Fri, 25 Jan 2019

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has been named the national 'Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year' winners at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Having collected t...Read More

Type 2 diabetes drug Ozempic now available in UK

Thu, 24 Jan 2019

Novo Nordisk's Ozempic (semaglutide) drug is now available to be prescribed in the UK, it has been confirmed. Ozempic, developed by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, is ...Read More

First European study tests pioneering stem cell therapy in people with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 24 Jan 2019

A group of people with type 1 diabetes have become the first in Europe to receive a pioneering stem cells treatment that could restore blood glucose control. PEC-Direct islet cell...Read More

Low sugar diet improves fatty liver in children with NAFLD

Thu, 24 Jan 2019

Eating a low amount of sugar could reduce fatty liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), researchers suggest. The researchers concentrated on reducing dietar...Read More

Routine vaccine associated with type 1 diabetes protection in children

Wed, 23 Jan 2019

A vaccine given to children to protect them from stomach problems is associated with a lower risk of type 1 diabetes, Australian researchers suggest. The rotavirus vaccination is ...Read More

Man with type 1 diabetes died on holiday without a correct diagnosis

Wed, 23 Jan 2019

A man who was newly diagnosed with diabetes and died while on holiday was not warned about how serious his condition was, an inquest has heard. Shaun Dobinson, from Washington, Tyn...Read More

Disordered eating linked to diet and depressive symptoms in teenagers with type 1 diabetes

Tue, 22 Jan 2019

Disordered eating behaviours in young people with type 1 diabetes are linked to a variety of dietary factors and depressive symptoms, research says. Disordered eating behaviours (D...Read More

Long-term impact of gestational diabetes investigated in analysis of children

Tue, 22 Jan 2019

The long-term effects on children of women who develop gestational diabetes have been investigated in a new study. Up to 20% of women develop gestational diabetes, which indicates ...Read More

FDA split over whether to approve oral type 1 diabetes drug

Mon, 21 Jan 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is split over whether the oral diabetes drug Zynquista (sotagliflozin) should be approved. The US regulators have cast concern over the i...Read More

EAT-Lancet commission divides opinion on how to eat to save the world

Mon, 21 Jan 2019

Norwegian thinktank EAT has teamed up with The Lancet to create a consensus on what defines a healthy and sustainable diet. More than 30 scientists have been commission as part of ...Read More

Irish researchers receive new EU funding for islet cell transplantation mission

Mon, 21 Jan 2019

Irish researchers have received €1.6 million (£1.4m) to investigate new and more effective methods of islet cell transplantation for people with type 1 diabetes. As part ...Read More

JDRF working to ease Brexit transition for people with type 1 diabetes

Fri, 18 Jan 2019

Type 1 diabetes charity JDRF is working with the Department of Health and Social Care to ease the transition for people with type 1 diabetes in the event of a no-deal Brexit. JDRF ...Read More

Good blood glucose control in type 1 diabetes could reduce fracture risk

Thu, 17 Jan 2019

People with type 1 diabetes who have well-controlled blood glucose levels are less likely to experience bone fractures, research suggests. It was already known that diabetes is ass...Read More

Heart health could be key to type 2 diabetes prevention

Thu, 17 Jan 2019

Making lifestyle and health changes that are good for the heart could help prevent type 2 diabetes from developing, according to US researchers. Those who had normal blood glucose...Read More

Low carb diets not linked to risks of atherosclerosis, US study reports

Thu, 17 Jan 2019

Low carb diets are not associated with a predictor of cardiovascular events called coronary artery calcium (CAC), scientists report. CAC is a build of calcium in the arteries of th...Read More

Medical alerts dogs recognise 80 per cent of hypos in people with type 1 diabetes, study reports

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Medical alert dogs help their owners with type 1 diabetes to be aware of more than 80% of hypoglycemic events, a recent study shows. The University of Bristol led the research in ...Read More

People with type 1 diabetes could lower HbA1c by quitting smoking

Wed, 16 Jan 2019

People with type 1 diabetes who give up smoking could lower their HbA1c to similar levels as non-smokers with the condition, a US study reports. Smokers who quit also experienced a...Read More

US federal worker unable to pay for insulin due to partial government shutdown

Tue, 15 Jan 2019

A US worker at the Department of Interior says she cannot afford to pay for her insulin because of the partial government shutdown gripping the country. US Government worker Mallo...Read More

Government consultation asking for peoples views on restrictions of certain foods

Mon, 14 Jan 2019

The government is to conduct a 12-week consultation asking people if there should be more restrictions on foods linked to childhood obesity. The consultation will involve collectin...Read More

DVLA reportedly confirms approval of FreeStyle Libre for drivers with diabetes

Fri, 11 Jan 2019

Drivers with diabetes who use insulin will soon be able to use the FreeStyle Libre and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), according to the Diabetes Times. The DVLA's Medical Adv...Read More

Guardian article claiming blow to low carb diets criticised by healthcare professionals

Fri, 11 Jan 2019

An article in The Guardian claiming a "blow to low carb diets" has received criticism from healthcare professionals. The Guardian's write-up of a study comparing the quality of car...Read More

Pioneering iLet bionic pancreas receives 63m USD funding

Thu, 10 Jan 2019

A cash injection of 63 million USD (approximately 50m GBP) will help fund human trials of the iLet autonomous bionic pancreas. The device uses artificial intelligence technology to...Read More

Type 2 diabetes associated with verbal skill decline in older people

Thu, 10 Jan 2019

Type 2 diabetes may affect brain function earlier than researchers first thought, evidence has suggested. An Australian study set out to look at how dementia affects brain health. ...Read More

Couples type 2 diabetes intervention improves relationship, study reports

Wed, 09 Jan 2019

Involving the partner of someone with type 2 diabetes in health interventions is beneficial for both in the relationship, research has found. A collaborative couples intervention r...Read More

Puberty timing in boys not affected by type 1 diabetes, study shows

Wed, 09 Jan 2019

Puberty is not delayed in boys with type 1 diabetes when compared to those without the condition, researchers have found. Previous research had linked type 1 diabetes to later pube...Read More

Pancreatic cells identified which could impact future diabetes treatment

Tue, 08 Jan 2019

Researchers say they may have found a way to use pancreatic cells to initiate a "totally new form of treatment for diabetes". Their findings lie within the different functions of ...Read More

New AI technique accurately detects diabetic retinopathy, researchers explain

Tue, 08 Jan 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been used by researchers to support the instant diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among adu...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media teams with Ascensia to expand Low Carb Program access

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has committed to a new, exclusive partnership with Ascensia Diabetes Care to enable more people in the UK to access the multi-award-winning Low Carb Pr...Read More

Digital healthcare at heart of new NHS Long Term Plan

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Preventing type 2 diabetes and improving digital health services is among the ambitions of the new 10-year NHS Long Term Plan, which has been published today. Directives of the pl...Read More

Canagliflozin not linked to bone fractures in people with type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

The type 2 diabetes drug canagliflozin is not linked to an increased risk of fractures in middle-aged people, new research suggests. Canagliflozin, marketed as Invokana, helps to ...Read More

Low Carb Program app approved by NHS Digital

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Diabetes Digital Media's Low Carb Program app has been accepted into the NHS apps library. The decision is part of health secretary Matt Hancock's pledge to embrace technology as p...Read More

Promising microneedle CGM may further increase accuracy

Fri, 04 Jan 2019

Further development on a prototype of a pioneering glucose monitoring system has been given the go ahead after it was tested on a human being. Swedish researchers have created a mi...Read More

Researchers set to narrow in on data to understand determinants of type 1 diabetes

Fri, 04 Jan 2019

Researchers working on a major type 1 diabetes research study are beginning to narrow in on data collected from participants who have developed type 1 diabetes since the study bega...Read More

Dementia screenings needed in middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Thu, 03 Jan 2019

Middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes should receive additional screening for dementia, according to a new study. Ecuadorian researchers have reported that people with type 2 dia...Read More

Drug combination successfully regenerates beta cell production

Thu, 03 Jan 2019

A cocktail of drugs has been developed which researchers say can regenerate cells that produce insulin. The findings could have a significant impact on the prevention of type 1 di...Read More

Children are eating too much sugar, says Public Health England

Thu, 03 Jan 2019

Children in the UK are eating 18 years' worth of sugar by the time they are 10, according to a new Public Health England (PHE) report. PHE says the report, which is based on total...Read More

Clinical trial launched to test new islet transplantation device

Wed, 02 Jan 2019

A clinical trial has begun to test a new treatment for type 1 diabetes involving a cell pouch which could mimic a pancreas. The London-based regenerative medicine company Sernova i...Read More

Physical activity could be as effective as drugs for lowering blood pressure

Wed, 02 Jan 2019

Exercise could be as effective as prescribed medication for reducing high blood pressure, according to new research. A review of almost 400 clinical studies has for the first time...Read More

Mother charged with manslaughter following death of diabetic daughter

Wed, 02 Jan 2019

A woman has been charged with manslaughter following the death of her daughter after reportedly hiding the teenager's diabetes from her hospital. Amber Hampshire, 39, who lives in ...Read More

Researchers say genetics link type 2 diabetes to impotence

Fri, 21 Dec 2018

A genetic link has been found that connects erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes. UK researchers report an association among people with a genetic predisposition to type 2 diab...Read More

Low carb has more positive cholesterol impact than low fat, scientists suggest

Fri, 21 Dec 2018

Eating low carb has been shown to have more positive effects on cholesterol levels than eating low fat, a new analysis reveals. UK scientists found that carbohydrate restriction ha...Read More

Metformin found to treat common heart failure condition

Thu, 20 Dec 2018

Metformin could be used to help treat older people with heart failure, US researchers have said. The commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug was shown to treat heart failure among...Read More

Man cycles thousands of miles to raise money for South-East Asian children with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 20 Dec 2018

A man with type 1 diabetes is ending 2018 knowing he has improved the lives of children with type 1 diabetes. Earlier this year, Andy Penn cycled more than 750km across the Pyrene...Read More

Study links migraines to reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

Wed, 19 Dec 2018

An association has been made between women who suffer from migraines and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. Women who suffer from migraines are 30% less likely to develop type 2 di...Read More

Removing sweet confectionery from checkouts reduces purchases by 76 per cent

Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Moving sweets and chocolates away from supermarket checkouts reduces purchases by 76%, according to new research. A government-funded study has looked at how buying habits have cha...Read More

US dietary guidelines recommend low carb approach for people with diabetes

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

The benefits of eating low carb have been recognised in the official dietary guidelines of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The 2019 ADA's Standards of Medical Care in Dia...Read More

Diabetes foot care campaign launched to help reduce diabetes-related foot complications

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Diabetes.co.uk has teamed up with Flexitol, a company that produces specialist foot care products, to launch a campaign to help promote the importance of diabetes foot care. The S...Read More

Cancer-fighting credentials of metformin explored in new study

Mon, 17 Dec 2018

Metformin together with a blood pressure drug can stop cancer tumours from growing by depleting them of energy, a study says. The drug metformin has been used to treat type 2 diabe...Read More

Record high amputations emphasises importance of diabetes foot care

Mon, 17 Dec 2018

A record 169 people per week are undergoing diabetes-related amputations, according to a new Diabetes UK study. The charity's findings has emphasised the importance of regular foo...Read More

FDA issues warning over biosimilars availability block

Fri, 14 Dec 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned companies that attempt to block cheaper biosimilar alternatives from being made available in the US. The cost of insulin has s...Read More

Type 2 diabetes and memory loss investigated in older people

Fri, 14 Dec 2018

Type 2 diabetes in older people can lead to increased memory loss and verbal fluency, but this is not directly associated with cognitive decline, researchers have said. The finding...Read More

Leading experts attend international diabetes summit in London

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Leading diabetes experts from around the world have gathered in London for a major conference to share best practice and discuss new treatments for the condition. The International...Read More

Report shows people with type 2 diabetes favour lifestyle changes over medication

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Adapting lifestyle is the favoured way people with type 2 diabetes want to manage the condition, according to a new survey. The poll showed 81% of those with the condition say they...Read More

Government considers increasing power of pharmacists if a medicines shortage occurs

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

The government is considering introducing a measure to "provide an alternative" should there be a medicines shortage in event of a 'no-deal' Brexit, The Times reports. There has be...Read More

Insulclock technology set to transform insulin administration

Wed, 12 Dec 2018

A pioneering device is set to transform insulin administration for people with diabetes who struggle to remember when they took their last dosage. The Insulclock system tracks and...Read More

Hampshire man creates Christmas light show for diabetes charity

Wed, 12 Dec 2018

A man from Hampshire has gone all out this year with his Christmas lights in a bid to raise money for a diabetes charity. Mike Baldwin spent a year planning his festive light disp...Read More

Obesity, income and type 2 diabetes investigated in US study

Wed, 12 Dec 2018

The correlation between income and both obesity and type 2 diabetes in the US only became significant from 1990 onwards, researchers say. US and UK scientists from Tennessee and Lo...Read More

Improvements made to type 2 diabetes remission tool used in weight loss surgery

Tue, 11 Dec 2018

Scientists believe they have improved a tool used to predict how someone will react to weight loss surgery and the probability of putting their type 2 diabetes into remission. At t...Read More

Study explores fears of young adults with type 1 diabetes

Mon, 10 Dec 2018

Young adults who worry less about type 1 diabetes could experience improved management and better quality of life, research suggests. A study by the University of Illinois at Chica...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media scoops Innovation prize at UK Business Awards 2018

Mon, 10 Dec 2018

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has claimed its third award in less than a month following triumph at the UK Business Awards 2018 (UKBA). DDM, the organisation behind Diabetes.co.uk a...Read More

Immune cells breakthrough could help to delay onset of type 1 diabetes

Fri, 07 Dec 2018

A potential breakthrough into delaying the onset of type 1 diabetes has been made by US researchers. A trial involving a subset of immune cells could mean researchers are one step...Read More

3D printer successfully produces effective blood glucose biosensor

Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Pioneering flexible biosensors that monitor blood glucose levels have been successfully printed by a 3D printer for the first time in the US. The sensors have been designed to fit ...Read More

Liraglutide reduces heart attack risk in type 2 diabetes

Thu, 06 Dec 2018

A common type 2 diabetes drug has been found to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death, researchers have said. Liraglutide (marketed as Victoza and Saxenda...Read More

US lawsuit over so-called diabetes pill has been settled

Thu, 06 Dec 2018

A legal dispute where a dietary supplement manufacturer was sued for making false claims that their product could treat diabetes has been settled. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC...Read More

Reducing alcohol intake could improve long-term weight loss in type 2 diabetes

Wed, 05 Dec 2018

People with type 2 diabetes could better improve their long-term weight loss by reducing their alcohol consumption, researchers have said. US scientists reported these findings fo...Read More

Headteacher apologises for children accessing diabetes testing kit

Wed, 05 Dec 2018

A headteacher has apologised after 14 children were taken to hospital after being pricked by a needle from a diabetes testing kit at their school in Wales. Caroline May, the headt...Read More

Going to bed earlier could reduce risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease

Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Avoiding going to bed too late could reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. In the first-ever major international trial comparing so-called ni...Read More

Regular exercise could reduce kidney disease risk in people with diabetes

Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Aerobic exercise could help reduce the risk of someone with diabetes developing kidney disease, researchers have suggested. Otherwise known as renal disease, kidney disease is a co...Read More

Four stages of type 2 diabetes identified by US doctors

Mon, 03 Dec 2018

Two leading US diabetes groups have issued a joint position statement revealing the four stages of type 2 diabetes. The model emphasises the importance of type 2 diabetes preventi...Read More

Pembrokeshire girl knits to raise money for diabetes charity

Mon, 03 Dec 2018

A 10-year-old girl from Wales is one year into a knitting marathon in order to raise diabetes funding for charity. Freya Rands launched the mission in memory of her cousin who sadl...Read More

Thousands sign US petition to increase type 1 diabetes cure research

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

More than 205,000 people have signed a US petition urging large diabetes organisations to provide more funding towards research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. The 4th Annual M...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: My type 2 diabetes is in remission after wife changed my diet

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

To mark the final day of this year's Diabetes Awareness Month we're sharing the "miracle" story of a man who put his type 2 diabetes into remission after his wife changed his diet ...Read More

NHS expands ultra low-calorie diet roll-out to treat type 2 diabetes

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

NHS England will prescribe an ultra low-calorie diet for people with type 2 diabetes as part of a new pilot trial. The intervention has previously been shown in the Diabetes Remiss...Read More

Type 1 diabetes trends investigated across Europe in new 25-year study

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

The number of new cases of type 1 diabetes has gone up by 3.4% across Europe in children, according to new figures. The report contrasts with other recent data suggesting a slowing...Read More

Leamington GP calls for end to anxiety fatigue in treating type 2 diabetes

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

A GP has blamed 'anxiety fatigue' for hurting efforts to reduce the impact of type 2 diabetes on people in the UK. Dr Nick Tait, who is based in Leamington, said that when people a...Read More

Pancreatic cell breakthrough opens up type 1 diabetes treatment possibilities

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

A breakthrough by German scientists could secure the next step towards a new treatment for type 1 diabetes. Scientists from Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered the signals th...Read More

Artificial pancreas gets royal seal of approval

Wed, 28 Nov 2018

The pioneering artificial pancreas developed for people with type 1 diabetes has been hailed as "brilliant" by Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. The innovative technology was the ...Read More

Diabetes UK defends sponsorship deal with Britvic

Wed, 28 Nov 2018

The charity Diabetes UK has said its recently announced sponsorship deal with soft drinks company Britvic was subject to "rigorous scrutiny" following criticism. Last week the cha...Read More

NHS considers cheaper alternatives to blood glucose testing strips, needles and insulin pens

Wed, 28 Nov 2018

NHS officials are reportedly considering proposing that GPs prescribe cheaper alternatives of blood glucose testing strips, needles and pens for people with type 2 diabetes. The r...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: Going low carb was a wake-up call

Tue, 27 Nov 2018

For Ann Holloway, changing her dietary approach was a wake-up call. She has now reduced her risk of type 2 diabetes and has significantly improved her blood glucose levels. Ann, 8...Read More

Oral semaglutide reduces risk of cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Tue, 27 Nov 2018

Novo Nordisk's oral semaglutide is one step closer to being made available for people with type 2 diabetes. The first oral GLP-1 analogue in tablet form has been assessed for card...Read More

No link between pollution and the development of type 1 diabetes, study suggests

Mon, 26 Nov 2018

Exposure to pollution is not a significant factor in the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Helsinki concluded that the co...Read More

Collaboration calls for more funding into autoimmune conditions

Mon, 26 Nov 2018

There should be more funding for researching autoimmune conditions to halt an increase in diagnoses, according to a group of charities. Autoimmune conditions, of which type 1 diabe...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I wanted to take back control

Mon, 26 Nov 2018

Low Carb Program user Alberto Laidlaw decided he wanted to take back control upon being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Since going low carb, his HbA1c has come down and he's lost ...Read More

Women with unhealthy lifestyle who work night shifts at particular risk of type 2 diabetes

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

The combination of an unhealthy lifestyle coupled with working night shifts could put women at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research. The study exa...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: Knowledge and gadgets key to improving my health

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

A Diabetes Forum member has attributed "knowledge and gadgets" to controlling his diabetes and significantly boosting his health. As we continue to showcase a success story every d...Read More

BMJ op-ed addresses language used by healthcare professionals to people with diabetes

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

The way healthcare professionals talk to their patients who have diabetes needs to change, according to a new op-ed. Judith Hendley, Head of Patient Safety Policy at NHS Improvemen...Read More

More than 7,000 under-25s in England and Wales have type 2 diabetes, report shows

Thu, 22 Nov 2018

There are now more than 7,000 children and young adults under 25 with type 2 diabetes in England and Wales, according to Diabetes UK. The charity's figures are based on National Di...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I lost nine stone and put type 2 diabetes into remission

Thu, 22 Nov 2018

Today's Diabetes Awareness Month success story is John Nevans, who went low carb and lost nine stone, putting his type 2 diabetes into remission. John decided to ditch pasta and po...Read More

Routine vitamin B12 screenings urged for people with type 2 diabetes taking metformin

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

People with type 2 diabetes who take metformin should have their vitamin B12 levels regularly assessed to monitor any signs of nerve damage, research indicates. The recommendation ...Read More

Global insulin use for type 2 diabetes expected to rise, US study suggests

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

The number of people with type 2 diabetes who receive insulin is expected to increase by more than 20% by 2030, a report suggests. People with type 2 diabetes may be treated with i...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I lost three stone and came off my pain medication

Wed, 21 Nov 2018

A woman with type 1 diabetes who went low carb has changed her life after experiencing a "light-bulb" moment about her health. After deciding low carb was the way to go, Zein Gajra...Read More

Retired GP uses Low Carb Program to overhaul his lifestyle

Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Today's Diabetes Awareness Month success story is of a retired GP who developed prediabetes and overhauled his lifestyle to successfully improve his health. Bernard Olsburgh used ...Read More

Shoulder muscle scan could help predict type 2 diabetes

Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Researchers may have identified a new approach to predicting whether someone may be at risk of type 2 diabetes. A team from the Henry Ford Hospital discovered a trend during routin...Read More

Lifting weights for one hour per week could reduce risk of stroke and heart attack

Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Resistance training for around one hour per week could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke by 40-70%, according to new research. Scientists from Iowa State University found t...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I cancelled weight loss surgery and went low carb instead

Mon, 19 Nov 2018

Faced with the prospect of weight loss surgery, Stefan turned to a low carb diet. Ten months later he had put his type 2 diabetes into remission. Stefan posted his story on the Di...Read More

SGLT2 inhibitors could be used to prevent development of lung tumours

Mon, 19 Nov 2018

SGLT2 inhibitors could be used to prevent the development of tumours in people with a common type of lung cancer, scientists report. SGLT2 is a protein in the body that allows the ...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media victorious at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Mon, 19 Nov 2018

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has been named 'Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year' in the Midlands at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for 2018. The regional ga...Read More

Experts discuss childhood obesity and other topics at major diabetes conference

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

The second day of a major diabetes conference for healthcare professionals was dominated by a "lively and engaging" debate about childhood obesity. Thousands of delegates attended ...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: Sue wishes she had started low carb sooner

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

A woman who originally followed the standard health advice when she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes said she wishes she had known about the Low Carb Program before. When Sue Ve...Read More

Diabetes Digital Media scoops major award at DPC2018

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has been named Most Influential Diabetes Technology Company of the Year at the inaugural Diabetes Professional Care Industry Awards. The Diabetes Profe...Read More

Low carb diet outperforms high carb as obesity treatment, study reveals

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

Eating low carb improves the success of obesity treatments by helping people maintain weight loss, new research shows. Findings published in The BMJ reveal how eating a low carb, h...Read More

NHS England announces increased FreeStyle Libre access

Wed, 14 Nov 2018

The FreeStyle Libre will be prescribed to everyone with type 1 diabetes who qualifies for the technology from April 2019, NHS England has confirmed. The announcement, made on Worl...Read More

World Diabetes Day: Low Carb Program celebrates three-year anniversary

Wed, 14 Nov 2018

This World Diabetes Day marks the three-year anniversary of a low carb movement that is helping people with diabetes to take control of their health and achieve lasting benefits. D...Read More

Thousands expected at Diabetes Professional Care conference in London

Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Thousands of healthcare professionals are today attending the UK's biggest conference and exhibition for those working within the field of diabetes. Diabetes Professional Care 2018...Read More

Milkshakes and freakshakes under fire in anti-sugar campaign

Tue, 13 Nov 2018

Milkshakes and so-called 'freakshakes' are the latest target of anti-sugar campaigners, due to the vast amounts of sugar and calories that they often contain. Action on Sugar, a gr...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I chose low carb over weight loss surgery and lost 14 stone

Tue, 13 Nov 2018

A woman on the brink of undergoing major weight loss surgery lost 14 stone by adopting a whole new approach to eating. Debra Arck said at her heaviest she was 27 stone, miserable a...Read More

Forxiga reduces heart failure risk in people with type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest

Tue, 13 Nov 2018

The type 2 diabetes drug Forxiga (dapagliflozin) could help to protect against heart failure, researchers have said. Forxiga is an SGLT2 inhibitor which helps lower blood glucose ...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: David no longer takes insulin thanks to Low Carb Program

Mon, 12 Nov 2018

Today we hear from David Cooper and how he came off insulin, as part of our series of success stories shared each day during Diabetes Awareness Month. David turned to our Low Carb ...Read More

Inactive children at greater risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Mon, 12 Nov 2018

Children are being encouraged to be more physically active to help stave off the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in later life. This is because a study by the University of East...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I lost four stone and took control of my type 2 diabetes

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

Today's Diabetes Awareness Month success stories is Annabel McCaffrey, who lost four stone after adopting a low carb diet and has now taken control of her type 2 diabetes. When Ann...Read More

NHS director calls for greater type 2 diabetes prevention

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

The NHS has called for better prevention of type 2 diabetes in order to reduce the cost of diabetes prescriptions in the UK. Figures from NHS Digital released on Thursday revealed ...Read More

NHS England director slams CCG excuses for lack of FreeStyle Libre access

Thu, 08 Nov 2018

Thousands of people with type 1 diabetes are being denied access the "life-changing" FreeStyle Libre because of where they live, a new report has found. The FreeStyle Libre system,...Read More

Female risk factors for a heart attack investigated in new UK study

Thu, 08 Nov 2018

A large UK study has investigated the impact of smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure on the risk of a heart attack. People with diabetes are known to have an increased risk of...Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month: I reversed my macular edema and lost 35lbs

Thu, 08 Nov 2018

In this Diabetes Awareness Month success story we're featuring a man who went low carb and improved his health to the point where he reversed his macular edema. Diabetic macular ed...Read More

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