Monthly Archives: July 2015

Diabetes forum reaches new milestone

16th July 2015

The UK’s largest community website and forum for people living with diabetes has reached more than 200,000 likes on Facebook. With daily news updates, information on diabetes management, ...

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New technology could end finger pricking

16th July 2015

Pioneering technology created by a team at the University of Leeds could mean people with diabetes may no longer need to draw blood to monitor their glucose levels. The small device, which has ...

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Ulcer treatment could benefit diabetes

16th July 2015

A scientific breakthrough which speeds up the healing process of skin ulcers has been unveiled. Researchers at the University of Sheffield’s Department of Biomedical Science found that the ...

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Doctors call for sugar tax

16th July 2015

An extra 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks should be introduced to tackle the obesity crisis, the British Medical Association (BMA) has said. It is thought poor diets cause around 70,000 premature ...

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Date for Hypo Awareness Week 2015

16th July 2015

Hypo Awareness Week 2015 will take place from October  5 to 11, it has been announced. The campaign raises awareness of hypoglycaemia in the inpatient setting with the aim of helping hospital ...

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