Monthly Archives: January 2016

Durham man walks away from type 2

20th January 2016

A former security guard from Durham has beaten the threat of type 2 diabetes by giving up takeaways and beer. Robert Routledge, from Ludworth, was warned by doctors that he had the “heart ...

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NHS health check boosts type 2 detection

14th January 2016

An annual health check which is used to diagnose type 2 diabetes has helped prevent 2,500 heart attacks or strokes in the last five years, according to new figures. The first major evaluation of ...

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Cyclists hand fundraising cheque to JDRF

12th January 2016

A team of cyclists who covered 180 miles during a bike ride have raised more than £1,000 for the diabetes charity JDRF. The bikers, from Nipro Medical Europe which makes blood glucose meters, ...

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Type 2 ‘could raise dementia risk’

12th January 2016

People with type 2 diabetes are 60 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a study has suggested. The research, which involved 2.5 million participants and an international team of scientists, ...

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Funding boost for type 1 charity

12th January 2016

Families affected by type 1 diabetes will benefit from the fundraising efforts of the world’s largest asset management firm, it has been announced. Staff from BlackRock, who aim to raise up to ...

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