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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Needle-phobic undergoes pancreas transplant

29th January 2016

A woman with type 1 diabetes and a needle phobia has become the first person in the world to have a pancreas transplant because of her fears. Sue York, from Lincoln, said injecting herself with ...

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NHS to introduce sugar tax

28th January 2016

A tax on sugary drinks and snacks in hospitals is to be introduced in a bid to encourage people to eat more healthily, the NHS has announced. Hospitals across England will start charging more for ...

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Stressed young men ‘at risk of type 2’

27th January 2016

Stressed young men may be at greater risk of getting type 2 diabetes in later life, according to new research. The findings of a study of 1.5 million men aged 18-years-old who were conscripted ...

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Insulin safety award deadline looms

22nd January 2016

The deadline for diabetes hospital teams to enter into a prestigious annual award is fast approaching.  The closing date for the 2015 Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award, which is organised by the ...

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NHS set to ‘modernise’ diabetes care

22nd January 2016

People with diabetes will be among the first to benefit from a major new drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. NHS England has teamed up with several leading technology companies to ...

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