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Undertreatment identified as factor in cancer risk for women with diabetes

Fri, 20 Jul 2018

A new study shows that women with diabetes face a higher risk of certain cancers, but this could be modified through treatment. New research from The George Institute for Global He...Read More

Cadbury to launch Dairy Milk bar with 30 per cent less sugar

Fri, 20 Jul 2018

Cadbury has announced it will launch a different version of its Dairy Milk bar next year that will contain 30% less sugar and additional fibre. The decision comes following figure...Read More

Labour MP claims postcode lottery is blocking type 1 diabetes technology access

Fri, 20 Jul 2018

Labour MP George Howarth has written about how the benefits of type 1 diabetes technology in the UK are limited due to a postcode lottery of access. Writing in Politics Home , the ...Read More

Sulphonylureas linked to diabetes complications in new type 2 diabetes review

Thu, 19 Jul 2018

A new study has reviewed the benefits of sulphonylureas as second-line treatment for people with type 2 diabetes. Sulphonylureas are drugs which control blood sugar levels by stimu...Read More

University students with type 1 diabetes urged to be mindful of their health

Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Young people with type 1 diabetes who are set to go to university are being urged to be mindful of their health. A new study has highlighted the impact starting university can have...Read More

Thymus cells identified which could help retrain the immune system

Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Gut cells in the thymus that resemble taste buds could help to retrain the immune system not to attack the body’s own tissues and cells. Scientists from the University of Cal...Read More

Reducing HbA1c could lower risk of polyneuropathy in adults with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Improving HbA1c levels could reduce the risk of diabetic polyneuropathy among adults with type 2 diabetes, research suggests. In a new Danish study, each 1% (11 mmol/mol) increase ...Read More

Man with type 1 diabetes to walk 117 miles for charity

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

A man who has lived with type 1 diabetes for 30 years is set to walk a gruelling 117 miles for charity. Gary Clements plans to cross Dartmoor and Exmoor, starting from the south co...Read More

Lifelong socioeconomic disadvantages could increase type 2 diabetes risk in adulthood

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Living at a socioeconomic disadvantage growing up could increase your risk of type 2 diabetes in adulthood, new research indicates. The findings from the Finland-based study reveal...Read More

Top nutritionist urges people to go low carb to reverse type 2 diabetes

Tue, 17 Jul 2018

A top nutritionist is urging people to switch to a low carb, high fat diet in order to put their type 2 diabetes into remission. Nutritionist and author Patrick Holford says poor ...Read More

Invokana trial stopped early after success in slowing kidney disease progression

Tue, 17 Jul 2018

The diabetes drug Invokana has been found to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a relatively common complication of type 2 diabetes. Invokana (canagliflozin) is...Read More

Full fat dairy improves heart health in new 22-year study

Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Full fat dairy products could help to prevent the risk of stroke and heart disease, according to new US research. The findings add further weight to the growing evidence base that ...Read More

Smart patch could make insulin delivery less painful for people with diabetes

Mon, 16 Jul 2018

A glucose monitoring patch is being developed which would deliver insulin through microneedles. Dubbed the 'smart patch', scientists say the device could "revolutionise" diabetes ...Read More

Survey reveals many people with diabetes face prejudice in the workplace

Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Employers are being urged to re-examine how they treat people with diabetes after a poll revealed that around one in five people with diabetes have faced disciplinary action as a r...Read More

Partners of people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to improve their health

Fri, 13 Jul 2018

The health of people who are in a relationship with someone who has recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is more likely to improve, according to a new study. The research ...Read More

Welsh body backs routine diabetes tests in children to prevent deaths from type 1 diabetes

Fri, 13 Jul 2018

A mother, who lost her son because his type 1 diabetes went undiagnosed, says she feels "overwhelmed" after a leading body has taken notice of her routine screening campaign. Beth ...Read More

Young overweight boys who lose weight by puberty could halve type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Overweight boys who lose weight by the time they reach puberty can halve their risk of developing type 2 diabetes in later life, Danish researchers have found. Being overweight at ...Read More

Type 2 diabetes drug deprescribed in older people following UK review

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

The type 2 diabetes drug class sulphonylureas was deprescribed in over 50% of older people with the condition following a review in West Hampshire, UK. Sulphonylureas help to lowe...Read More

Clinical trial to assess omega-3 and vitamin D supplementation on type 1 diabetes

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

A US clinical trial will investigate whether high doses of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D supplementation can inhibit type 1 diabetes progression. The effects of supplementation...Read More

UK research project aims to prevent high risk babies from developing type 1 diabetes

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

A pioneering UK trial is investigating whether it is possible to prevent high risk babies from developing type 1 diabetes. Oxford University researchers have the idea to train the ...Read More

Metformin and insulin ineffective in improving beta cell function in kids with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Treating newly-diagnosed children with type 2 diabetes with metformin or insulin does not effectively halt the decline of insulin production, US research suggests. Rates of type 2 ...Read More

Pioneering gene therapy found to reverse type 2 diabetes in mice

Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Gene therapy has effectively reversed type 2 diabetes and obesity in mice, researchers have said. A single administration of a small virus called AAV (adeno-associated virus) which...Read More

Blood pressure drug verapamil restores beta cell function in new-onset type 1 diabetes

Tue, 10 Jul 2018

A common blood pressure drug has been found to boost insulin production and reduce hypoglycemia in people with newly-diagnosed type 1 diabetes, researchers say. Verapamil, a calciu...Read More

FreeStyle Libre boosts testing adherence and lowers costs during MDI treatment, US study reports

Tue, 10 Jul 2018

The FreeStyle Libre lowers health costs and improves treatment adherence compared with self-monitoring of blood glucose levels (SMBG), a US study shows. The Libre and continuous gl...Read More

Exeter team receives project funding to improve diabetes care in Africa

Mon, 09 Jul 2018

A team from the University of Exeter has been awarded a £2 million grant to improve the detection and treatment of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is an are...Read More

Research indicates positive results for artificial pancreas during pregnancy

Mon, 09 Jul 2018

Women with type 1 diabetes who used an artificial pancreas while giving birth on average spent 82% of time within target blood sugar range, research suggests. Two trials by researc...Read More

New type 2 diabetes drug effective in lowering blood sugar and aiding weight loss

Mon, 09 Jul 2018

A new drug to help treat type 2 diabetes has been shown to improve blood sugar levels and enable weight loss in a Germany study. MEDI0382, developed by MedImmune, is a balanced glu...Read More

Welsh mum scoops major award for diabetes charity fundraising

Fri, 06 Jul 2018

A woman from Wales has received a major award for raising more than £70,000 for a diabetes charity. Beth Baldwin (second left), from Cardiff, has been named the UK's Best Vol...Read More

NHS applauded for improving diabetes technology access

Fri, 06 Jul 2018

The NHS should be applauded for significantly improving access to diabetes technology for people in the UK, the editor of a leading magazine has said. On the week of the NHS turnin...Read More

Woman with type 1 diabetes wins discrimination case

Fri, 06 Jul 2018

A 20-year-old woman with type 1 diabetes has received £2,000 in compensation after her hypo treatment was confiscated at a rock gig. Kayla Hanna, from Belfast, was carrying Lu...Read More

Canagliflozin slows kidney function loss in people with type 2 diabetes

Thu, 05 Jul 2018

Canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk of sustained kidney function loss in adults with type 2 diabetes at a high risk of cardiovascular events, research suggests. Canagli...Read More

Pioneering bandage speeds up wound healing in people with diabetes

Thu, 05 Jul 2018

A bandage that could speed up the healing process of foot sores among people with diabetes has been developed. The bandage device, created by researchers at Northwestern University...Read More

Novo Nordisk recalls batch of Fiasp FlexTouch insulin

Thu, 05 Jul 2018

Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has issued a recall to pharmacies in possession of a particular batch of Fiasp FlexTouch insulin. Novo Nordisk has urged those in possession of ...Read More

Danish study shows positive effects of low carb diet

Wed, 04 Jul 2018

Replacing pasta and potatoes with meat and eggs could significantly improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, according to Danish researchers. By reducing energy o...Read More

Metformin found to help reverse lung fibrosis in mice

Wed, 04 Jul 2018

The type 2 diabetes drug metformin could be used to help treat lung fibrosis condition in the future, researchers have said. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) or lung fibrosis is...Read More

Improved insulin management could reduce larger babies in type 1 diabetes pregnancies

Wed, 04 Jul 2018

Women with type 1 diabetes who take less insulin daily but still maintain good blood sugar control could avoid having large birth weight babies, research suggests. US scientists ha...Read More

Emergency diabetes coalition to receive major global award

Tue, 03 Jul 2018

A group of eight leading diabetes organisations will receive a major award for their efforts to help people during several major hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico. The A...Read More

Women working longer working hours could be at risk of type 2 diabetes

Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Women who work long hours could be putting themselves at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. A 12-year Canadian study investigated the working patter...Read More

Daniel Darkes could be cured of type 1 diabetes after going 16 months without insulin

Tue, 03 Jul 2018

A British man with type 1 diabetes has been off insulin for over 16 months and doctors are looking into whether a specific "rare gene" is behind the success. Last year we wrote abo...Read More

Self-monitoring HbA1c reduces costs of type 2 diabetes in Finland study

Mon, 02 Jul 2018

Replacing half of HbA1c follow-up appointments for people with type 2 diabetes with self-monitoring and electronic feedback reduces healthcare costs especially in rural areas, a st...Read More

Improving air quality could reduce type 2 diabetes diagnoses, research suggests

Mon, 02 Jul 2018

Reducing air pollution could result in less people developing type 2 diabetes, new research has suggested. Researchers at Washington University used NASA satellites to predict that...Read More

Long-term testosterone linked to type 2 diabetes remission in men with hypogonadism

Mon, 02 Jul 2018

A small group of men with type 2 diabetes and hypogonadism who received long-term testosterone treatment were able to achieve type 2 remission, research reveals. The German researc...Read More

MiniMed 670G system to be made available in Europe

Fri, 29 Jun 2018

Medtronic's MiniMed 670G has become the world's first "hybrid closed-loop system" to secure the CE Mark, making the device available for sale in the European Union. By receiving t...Read More

AI and radar technology could transform blood glucose monitoring

Fri, 29 Jun 2018

Pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology has been shown to help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. The technology uses high-frequency radio w...Read More

Early intervention programmes for teens with type 1 diabetes can help prevent burnout

Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Introducing intervention programmes early to teenagers who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can prevent associated emotional problems, researchers have said. A team from Stanfor...Read More

Royal College of General Practitioners launches first-ever type 2 diabetes e-learning module

Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Diabetes.co.uk is delighted to announce we have developed the very first type 2 diabetes e-learning module for GPs in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners ...Read More

Kidney drug slows insulin loss in people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 28 Jun 2018

A low dose of a drug used to help kidney transplant patients could preserve insulin production in newly diagnosed people with type 1 diabetes. Thymoglobulin (ATG), which is commonl...Read More

US study reports newer generation of insulin shows no difference to older versions

Wed, 27 Jun 2018

A US study suggests that using newer analogue insulins may not offer significant benefit over older human insulin for people with type 2 diabetes. A research team from the Yale Sch...Read More

Collagen-based material could help improve islet cell transplantation in type 1 diabetes

Wed, 27 Jun 2018

A collagen-based material could help improve a pioneering type 1 diabetes treatment, according to US researchers. Indiana University School of Medicine researchers report that the...Read More

Artificial pancreas system improves blood sugar in hospitalised adults with type 2 diabetes

Wed, 27 Jun 2018

An artificial pancreas device has shown to improve blood sugar levels in hospitalised people with type 2 diabetes, compared with those who just received insulin. The international ...Read More

Koala with diabetes is fitted with CGM device

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

A koala with diabetes has been fitted with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to help carers manage his condition better. Quincy, who lives at the world famous San Diego Zoo had be...Read More

ViaCyte encapsulated islet cells show survival success in type 1 diabetes trial

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

ViaCyte's encapsulated islet cell technology for type 1 diabetes has shown positive survival rates after two years in humans. The PEC-Encap product, also known as VC-01, is a pione...Read More

New insulin pill approach from Harvard successful in animal study

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

An insulin pill has shown to have positive results in new rodent studies, with Harvard scientists optimistic the pill could one day be offered to the public. The concept of insuli...Read More

Mysteries uncovered over virus linked to type 1 diabetes

Mon, 25 Jun 2018

Research into how the immune system responds to a certain virus could help in the hunt for ways to prevent type 1 diabetes. King's College London scientists have identified that i...Read More

Post-meal glucose control improved by insulin-plus-amylin artificial pancreas

Mon, 25 Jun 2018

An artificial pancreas system that combines two hormones improves blood sugar levels after meals, new research suggests. Scientists from the University of Montreal in Canada looke...Read More

Department of Health proposes measures to halve childhood obesity by 2030

Mon, 25 Jun 2018

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has proposed a series of measures designed to halve childhood obesity in England by 2030. The measures will be open for the Department of Health and So...Read More

UK partnership announced between parkrun and Royal College of General Practitioners

Fri, 22 Jun 2018

A healthy living initiative between parkrun UK and the Royal College of General Practitioners is set to be launched. The aim of the partnership is to encourage healthcare staff, p...Read More

BCG vaccine found to strongly improve HbA1c in type 1 diabetes

Fri, 22 Jun 2018

A tuberculosis vaccine resulted in a strong improvement in HbA1c for people with type 1 diabetes in a small US study. Known as the bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), the vaccine has...Read More

Low Carb Program victorious at UK Content Awards 2018

Fri, 22 Jun 2018

Diabetes.co.uk's Low Carb Program has been awarded the Best Platform / Technology / Tool for Content at the UK Content Awards 2018. The award was presented to Amar Panesar, Digital...Read More

Uncertain access to food linked with increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

People who have uncertain, insufficient, or inadequate access to food are twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to Canadian researchers. Statistics show 3.2 millio...Read More

Gestational diabetes app cuts hospital appointments by a quarter

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

A pioneering smartphone app is successfully helping women who develop gestational diabetes manage their condition better. The GDm-Health system has already been tested on 2,000 pr...Read More

UKs first kidney disease home-testing kit to launch

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

A pioneering digital home-testing kit has been launched in Salford to help people with kidney conditions. The Healthy.io's Dip.io device is part of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Tru...Read More

One blood test may be enough to accurately diagnose type 2 diabetes

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

The way type 2 diabetes is diagnosed could be simplified in the future after US researchers say one blood test is sufficient to identity the condition. At the moment two blood test...Read More

Scientists develop implant that releases GLP-1 in response to caffeine

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

An implant which releases diabetes medication when it senses caffeine in the blood is being investigated as a future treatment. The research is a potentially exciting development f...Read More

Low Carb Program receives CE Mark approval for medical device status

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Diabetes.co.uk's award-winning Low Carb Program has received a CE Mark, meaning it is registered with the Medicines &Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). CE Mark approval ...Read More

US government urged to cap soaring insulin costs

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

The US government is being urged to take action over soaring insulin prices in America. The average price of insulin has nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013, making accessing insu...Read More

NHS publishes results of latest National Insulin Pump Audit

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

A key NHS audit shows that 90% of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump reach their target goal for limiting hypoglycemia. NHS Digital's National Insulin Pump Audit 2...Read More

Footballer with type 1 diabetes provides inspiration with World Cup goal

Mon, 18 Jun 2018

Spain's Nacho Fernandez has given hope to millions of people with type 1 diabetes by becoming the first person with the condition to score in a World Cup. Nacho, whose full name is...Read More

Tackle type 2 diabetes by playing football, says Nordic study

Mon, 18 Jun 2018

The beautiful game could help middle aged and older people with type 2 diabetes improve their health, a study reports. As World Cup fever grips the nation, research has showed how...Read More

Fat and carbohydrate combinations are 'drugs of abuse' on the brain, researchers say

Mon, 18 Jun 2018

Our brains perceive food to be more rewarding when we combine carbohydrate and fat, which act as "drugs of abuse" on the brain, new research suggests. Yale University scientists ma...Read More

Dexcom G6 device receives CE Mark for treating people with diabetes

Fri, 15 Jun 2018

The Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system has received a CE Mark for treating people with diabetes aged two and above in the UK. The CE Mark means the CGM meets the ...Read More

Diabetes Week: I no longer have type 2 diabetes

Fri, 15 Jun 2018

In our final low carb community tribute this Diabetes Week we're celebrating Mark Chadbourne, who lost eight stone and put his type 2 diabetes into remission. Mark is one of our Lo...Read More

Platypus venom could help develop future type 2 diabetes medication

Fri, 15 Jun 2018

The platypus could help pave the way for future type 2 diabetes medication, researchers have said. A team from the University of Adelaide think venom found in spurs of the duck-bil...Read More

Low carb guru Professor Tim Noakes again found not guilty of misconduct

Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Professor Tim Noakes who has been embroiled in a court case about giving nutritional advice online has once again been found not guilty of misconduct. It is the second time he has ...Read More

ITV documentary The Fast Fix: Diabetes investigates type 2 diabetes remission

Thu, 14 Jun 2018

A group of people have helped show TV audiences it is possible to reverse type 2 diabetes symptoms after participating in an 800-calorie per day diet for four weeks. On Wednesday ...Read More

Diabetes Week: Weight loss and blood sugar success within the low carb community

Thu, 14 Jun 2018

To commemorate Diabetes Week we’re lauding the achievements of our Low Carb Program community, many of whom have turned around their health around and achieved incredible diab...Read More

Quitting smoking and controlling diabetes may reduce dementia risk in old age

Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Smoking and having diabetes are two modifiable risk factors that have been linked with build-up of calcium in the brain in a Dutch study. Hippocampal calcification is a build up of...Read More

Low Carb Program achieves QISMET approval to be recommended by the NHS

Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Diabetes.co.uk's award-winning Low Carb Program has been given the green light for NHS use by a leading accreditation body. Healthcare teams can officially prescribe Diabetes.co.uk...Read More

Diabetes Week: How low carb helped bring HbA1c down from 97 to 30

Wed, 13 Jun 2018

We've seen the Low Carb Program help people to perform some amazing feats. One of these successes has been with Michele Gladden, who has had an amazing turnaround in her diabetes c...Read More

Newly developed tablet replicates gastric band weight loss, research suggests

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

A tablet has been developed which researchers believe replicates the weight loss benefits of having a gastric band fitted. A gastric band is a type of bariatric surgery for people...Read More

Diabetes Week: Trained healthcare professional loses 20kg with the Low Carb Program

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

We're continuing to celebrate the theme of this year's Diabetes Week, 'Talk About Diabetes', by highlighting success stories in our low carb community. On Monday, we shared the ama...Read More

Researchers bid to tackle stigma following study of adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Teenagers and young adults with type 1 diabetes commonly feel stigmatised which affects how they control their condition. A Canadian study found that two-thirds of participants exp...Read More

Previously discovered gene found to impact insulin production

Mon, 11 Jun 2018

A gene previously linked to weight gain in children could also impact insulin production and blood sugar levels. Imperial College London scientists looked to build on previous rese...Read More

Diabetes Week: "How I lost 36 lbs and came off gliclazide"

Mon, 11 Jun 2018

The theme of this year's Diabetes Week is "Talk About Diabetes", and there is a community of people with diabetes talking loud and proud about the progress they have made. Since th...Read More

Dr Michael Mosley explains low carb benefits in new article

Mon, 11 Jun 2018

TV doctor Dr Michael Mosley has penned an article advocating the benefits of low carb diets and why they can be so positive for our health. Writing in the Daily Mail, Dr Mosley, wh...Read More

Sleep apnea study to explore diabetes self-management

Fri, 08 Jun 2018

A study exploring whether treating obstructive sleep apnea helps improve diabetes management is set to start in the US. Sleep apnea, a form of interrupted breathing during sleep, h...Read More

Eating nuts instead of carbs could improve blood sugar in type 2 diabetes

Fri, 08 Jun 2018

Replacing carbohydrate with nuts improves blood sugar control and heart health in adults with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Canadian scientists report that eating two-and...Read More

Declining insulin levels in type 1 diabetes stabilise after seven years, study shows

Fri, 08 Jun 2018

Insulin production falls steadily for seven years in people with type 1 diabetes but then stabilises, researchers have said. A team from the University of Exeter Medical School sai...Read More

Leading consultants lined up to present at DPC 2018

Thu, 07 Jun 2018

World-class thought leaders and top diabetes practitioners will lead the agenda of the Diabetes Professional Care (DPC 2018) conference. DPC 2018, one of the UK's biggest healthcar...Read More

US scientists propose methods of lowering HbA1c in young people with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 07 Jun 2018

Clear predictors of rising HbA1c have been identified in young people with type 1 diabetes in the US, as well as ways to improve blood sugar control. Researchers from Joslin Diabe...Read More

New discovery could improve depression treatments in type 1 diabetes

Thu, 07 Jun 2018

A new discovery could lead to the creation of better treatments for people with type 1 diabetes who also have depression. Scientists at Lund University, Sweden, say levels of an in...Read More

Top TV doctor urges people to avoid beige and white carbs

Wed, 06 Jun 2018

Top doctor Dr Xand van Tulleken is warning about how not all carbs are created equal in a BBC programme which will be aired on Wednesday 6 June. On The Truth About Carbs, Dr van T...Read More

New compound identified that lowers blood sugar as effectively as metformin

Wed, 06 Jun 2018

An alternative to metformin has been discovered by researchers that could lower blood sugar levels as effectively as the diabetes drug. Researchers identified this new chemical com...Read More

Well-controlled type 1 diabetes over long duration linked to minimal cognitive decline

Wed, 06 Jun 2018

Good long-term control of type 1 diabetes is likely to ensure good cognitive function in old age, new research suggests. The effects of very long type 1 diabetes duration on cogni...Read More

Golfer with type 1 diabetes sets sights on next championship victory

Tue, 05 Jun 2018

A young woman with type 1 diabetes is excelling in the golfing world saying her condition gave her the "drive to keep going". Hannah McCook, from Scotland, has already experienced ...Read More

Midwives call for better diabetes training for pregnant women

Tue, 05 Jun 2018

More than 85% of midwives say they need better education to help them care for pregnant women with diabetes, according to a new survey. The results from the first national survey l...Read More

Tablets shown to be a strong replacement for insulin in treating neonatal diabetes

Tue, 05 Jun 2018

Babies with neonatal diabetes can be safely and effectively treated with tablets instead of injections, new research suggests. Neonatal diabetes is a rare diabetes type that affect...Read More

Improved sleep quality may help reduce junk food cravings and night-time snacking

Mon, 04 Jun 2018

Improving sleep quality might reduce the risk of night-time snacking and decrease the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, research suggests. While these findings likely won't...Read More

Deputy Labour Leader reveals how cutting carbs and sugar has helped him become healthy

Mon, 04 Jun 2018

A senior politician says his own weight loss journey has given him a new perspective on how to help people trying to lose weight. Deputy Labour Leader Tom Watson has lost more than...Read More

Metformin could help people with heart and circulatory disease

Mon, 04 Jun 2018

The diabetes drug metformin could be effectively used as a treatment for people living with heart and circulatory disease, researchers suggest. Whilst designed to lower blood sugar...Read More

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