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

Mon, 20 May 2019

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

New smart insulin developed to prevent hypoglycemia

Mon, 20 May 2019

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

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

Mon, 20 May 2019

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

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

Fri, 17 May 2019

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

Multiple pregnancies linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 16 May 2019

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

Exeter diabetes professor features on university power list

Thu, 16 May 2019

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

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

Wed, 15 May 2019

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

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

Wed, 15 May 2019

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

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

Tue, 14 May 2019

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

Blueberry studies investigate associations with exercise and heart disease risk

Tue, 14 May 2019

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

Poor heart disease outcomes revealed amid rise in type 2 diabetes

Mon, 13 May 2019

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

Tackling dietary guidelines addressed at fourth annual Public Health Collaboration conference

Mon, 13 May 2019

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

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

Fri, 10 May 2019

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

Family conflict could negatively impact type 1 diabetes control in children

Fri, 10 May 2019

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

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

Thu, 09 May 2019

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

Metformin found to alleviate pain in people with fibromyalgia

Thu, 09 May 2019

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

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

Wed, 08 May 2019

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

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

Wed, 08 May 2019

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

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

Tue, 07 May 2019

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

Encouraging beta cell growth could prevent type 1 diabetes development

Tue, 07 May 2019

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

Parliament event to bring together mental health and diabetes

Fri, 03 May 2019

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

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

Fri, 03 May 2019

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

Online low carb course substantially improves doctors type 2 diabetes knowledge

Thu, 02 May 2019

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

Leeds achieves lower childhood obesity figures

Thu, 02 May 2019

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

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

Wed, 01 May 2019

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

European Commission approves Zynquista for type 1 diabetes

Tue, 30 Apr 2019

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

Liraglutide shown be effective in treating children with type 2 diabetes

Tue, 30 Apr 2019

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

Tea drinkers will not miss sugar after quitting, research shows

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

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

Obesity challenge in the UK revealed following BMI study findings

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

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

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

Fri, 26 Apr 2019

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

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

Fri, 26 Apr 2019

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

Landmark US consensus recommends low carb diet in diabetes management

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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

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

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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

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

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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

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

Wed, 24 Apr 2019

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

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

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

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

Discovery could help to predict progression of diabetic kidney disease

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

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

Airport confiscates insulin from women with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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

Medical detection dog given animal OBE for life-saving support

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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

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

Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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

Educating teenagers about junk food reduces consumption, study suggests

Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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

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

Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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

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

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

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

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

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

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

Researchers make case for type 2 diabetes reversal

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

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

Low carb breakfast benefits emphasised in type 2 diabetes study

Fri, 12 Apr 2019

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

Certain prostate drugs linked to type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 12 Apr 2019

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

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

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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

JDRF appoints first leader with type 1 diabetes in US

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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

Oral type 2 diabetes drug shows potential in Japanese trial

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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

Pancreas protein could help treat hypoglycemia

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

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

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

Tue, 09 Apr 2019

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

Plant compound could help treat diabetes-related blindness

Tue, 09 Apr 2019

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

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

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

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

Moderate muscle strength linked with lower type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

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

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

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

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

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

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

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

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

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

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

Shops urged to change Easter egg marketing to help tackle obesity

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

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

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

Wed, 03 Apr 2019

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

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

Wed, 03 Apr 2019

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

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

Tue, 02 Apr 2019

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

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

Tue, 02 Apr 2019

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

Drop in type 2 diabetes diagnoses in UK, charity reveals

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

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

Diabetes.co.uk celebrates 16th anniversary

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

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

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

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

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

Cellnovo to cease producing its insulin pumps and technology

Fri, 29 Mar 2019

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

Study indicates potential for testosterone therapy to prevent type 2 diabetes

Fri, 29 Mar 2019

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

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

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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

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

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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

US researchers study link between sugar, insulin and cancer

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

The work of a team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York state, has highlighted important links between glucose, insulin and many forms of cancer. The team is led by D...Read More

First oral drug for type 1, Forxiga, gets European go-ahead

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

The first oral medication for type 1 diabetes, to be taken alongside insulin, has been approved by the European Commission (EC). The approval for Forxiga follows a positive recomme...Read More

Fourth annual PHC conference announces line-up of leading health experts

Tue, 26 Mar 2019

The Public Health Collaboration (PHC) has announced its line-up of world class health experts taking part in the PHC's fourth annual conference. Among the speakers announced are Pr...Read More

Controlling type 2 diabetes could slow Alzheimer's progression

Tue, 26 Mar 2019

Controlling type 2 diabetes with medication may help prevent people from developing Alzheimer's or slow the progression of the condition, researchers have said. A study carried out...Read More

Woman with type 1 calls for greater hypo awareness after cola incident

Mon, 25 Mar 2019

A Cambridgeshire woman, who was prevented from taking a bottle of sugary cola into a play centre to treat her hypoglycemia, has called for greater awareness. Brooke Ashton was told...Read More

Research investigates strength of factors in link between type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea

Mon, 25 Mar 2019

People with type 2 diabetes could be at a greater risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), independent of other factors, research suggests. OSA occurs when the walls of th...Read More

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

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