Monthly Archives: September 2015

Diabetes drug could treat leukaemia

9th September 2015

A drug used to treat diabetes could help beat leukaemia, early research in the journal Nature suggests. During the trial scientists at the University of Paris gave pioglitazone, which is ...

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‘Remarkable’ type 2 control results

9th September 2015

Weight loss surgery can help control the long-term effects of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. A study, conducted by the King’s College London and Rome’s Universita Cattolica, ...

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NICE recommends new monitoring device

9th September 2015

A new blood monitoring device for people with type 1 diabetes has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). In a draft report, NICE recommends using the ...

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‘Most influential’ diabetes GP named

4th September 2015

A Leicester diabetes professor has been named as one of the country’s leading GPs in a prestigious list. Professor Kamlesh Khunti has been heralded as a “GP diabetes champion” after being ...

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Gestational babies in type 2 risk

3rd September 2015

Children born to women with gestational diabetes are six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life, Diabetes UK has today warned. The charity has launched a new guide to ...

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Older people event to showcase innovation

2nd September 2015

The latest innovations and successes in the care of diabetes and older people will be showcased at a conference in November. The third National Conference of the Older People’s Diabetes Network ...

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