Monthly Archives: October 2015

New NHS ratings ‘good news’ for diabetes

30th October 2015

A leading diabetes charity is backing new plans proposed by the Health Secretary which would see NHS services rated in a similar way to schools. Jeremy Hunt wants people to be able to check how ...

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Stem cell treatment to target diabetes

21st October 2015

A stem cell factory which will be used to create treatment for people at risk of developing diabetes-related kidney problems is being set up. NHS Blood and Transplant hope the injections will ...

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Type 2 screening needs ‘reviewing’

20th October 2015

The process for screening for type 2 diabetes or those at high risk of the condition needs “careful re-evaluation”, according to the first study on the effectiveness of testing methods. Diabetes ...

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‘Inspirational’ work praised at awards

16th October 2015

Innovative diabetes care was showcased and commitment at the “clinical coalface” was rewarded at this year’s QiC Diabetes awards. The finalists from more than 60 entries attended the fifth annual ...

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