Monthly Archives: September 2015

Diabetes in care homes guidance published

24th September 2015

New guidelines to improve the quality of care for people with diabetes living in care homes have been released. They provide a series of indicators that can help inspectors to assess whether a ...

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Diabetes pharmacist wins top award

24th September 2015

A pharmacist has scooped a national award for helping to improve diabetes care across the country. Philip Newland-Jones, an advanced specialist pharmacist in diabetes and endocrinology at ...

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New injection guidelines released

24th September 2015

New clinical guidance on diabetes injection techniques has been published. The Forum for Injection Technique UK (FIT) has published the 3rd edition of its Injection Technique Recommendations, ...

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Type 2 ‘risk’ for passive smokers

24th September 2015

Non-smokers who breathe in other people’s cigarette smoke are at significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, research has suggested. The study was published in The Lancet Diabetes ...

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Experts line up for new diabetes event

23rd September 2015

A new conference aiming to “empower patients to manage their own care” takes place this autumn with a host of leading speakers lined up. The first Diabetes Professional Care conference will be ...

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Dapagliflozin ‘could aid hypertension’

23rd September 2015

New research has outlined the “positive effects” of dapagliflozin with people with type 2 diabetes with high cardiovascular and renal risk. Two Phase III clinical trials have demonstrated the ...

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Three-year-old diagnosed with type 2

17th September 2015

A three-year-old girl is believed to be the youngest person in the world to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The obese child, who has not been identified, was diagnosed by Dr Michael Yafi, a ...

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