Monthly Archives: December 2015

Insulin safety award deadline extended

18th December 2015

The deadline for diabetes hospital teams to enter into a prestigious annual award has been extended until February 1. The 2015 Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award, which is organised by the Joint ...

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Diabetes mentoring scheme launched

18th December 2015

A new mentoring campaign where the diabetes community will help support newly diagnosed people has been launched. The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust is inviting people already living with diabetes to ...

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Ghana diabetes clinics ‘popular’

18th December 2015

More than 2,400 people have been screened for type 2 diabetes during a voluntary trip to Ghana. Diabetes specialist nurse Anna Vanderpuye travelled to the west African country to mark World ...

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Gut bacteria ‘linked to type 2 diabetes’

17th December 2015

The presence of certain bacteria in the gut may be linked to the development of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Researchers believe diabetes may be linked to the composition of the ...

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Ninjabetic – Christmas concerns

17th December 2015

Christmas is upon us once again and, once again, I’m feeling slightly on edge about the things that I haven’t got round to doing. Not surprisingly, now that my thoughts are out of my jumbled and ...

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Pancreas weight loss ‘reverses type 2’

17th December 2015

Losing just one gram of fat from the pancreas could help reverse the effects of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. The study, led by Professor Roy Taylor of Newcastle University, ...

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Standing up helps prevent type 2

17th December 2015

Regularly standing up or walking could help prevent women who are at high risk of type 2 diabetes from developing the condition, according to a new study.  Currently, those at risk of type 2 are ...

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Review begins on diabetes care

17th December 2015

People with diabetes from 10 regions across the UK are being asked about the services they receive for a new report. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want people aged between 18 to 65 years with ...

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