Monthly Archives: December 2015

Charity issues Christmas diet tips

17th December 2015

A diabetes charity has issued dietary tips for people with the condition throughout Christmas. The InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT) has published the calorie and carbohydrate content of festive ...

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Diabetes UK president steps down

15th December 2015

The president of Diabetes UK is stepping down after a decade of campaigning for the charity. Richard Lane OBE, who underwent the UK’s first fully successful islet cell transplant in 2004, ...

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Warning over Insuman supply shortage

10th December 2015

People who use Insuman pre-filled pens and cartridges have been warned of a temporary supply shortage of the products. Sanofi, the company which makes the items, said the limited availability ...

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Monitoring device targets lorry drivers

9th December 2015

A new glucose monitoring device aimed to help lorry drivers manage their type 2 diabetes is being trialled. The initiative combines real-time glucose monitoring and messaging technology with ...

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Review of new once-weekly type 2 drugs

8th December 2015

Once-weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) differ in their efficacy and safety profiles, according to new research by the University of Leicester. Compared to other ...

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New online type 2 education website launched

3rd December 2015

A new evidence based online self-management and structured education programme has just been launched for adults living with type 2 diabetes. Access to HeLP-Diabetes over six weeks led to a ...

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