Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ninjabetic – Sex and diabetes

11th February 2016

Last week, the lovely chirpy folks in the diabetes online community (#doc) took part in the return of the OurDiabetes tweet chat (@OurDiabetes) to discuss a topic that was perhaps a little ...

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Human skin creates insulin producing cells

11th February 2016

Human skin cells have successfully been converted into fully functional pancreatic cells, which scientists say could be a major breakthrough for diabetes treatment. The new cells produced insulin ...

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Brits urge food makers to cut fat and sugar

10th February 2016

Food manufacturers are being asked to cut the amount of saturated fats, salts and added sugars in their products, according to a survey. The poll, which was commissioned by leading charity ...

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APPG to focus on diabetes care standards

5th February 2016

Improving standards and reducing variation in diabetes care will be the All-Party Parliamentary Group’s (APPG) focus for 2016, it has been announced. The theme for the first meeting of the ...

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Global focus on diabetes

5th February 2016

Good practice in diabetes care and type 2 prevention from across the world was exchanged at a conference this week. More than 100 delegates with an interest in diabetes attended the International ...

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Blog – Diabetes, education and me

3rd February 2016

Alan Eadie, 79, who is from Longfield near Dartford, writes a blog on how he manages his type 2 diabetes. His latest entry is about he has done all he can to educate himself about diabetes.  ...

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Consultation for NICE indicators opens

3rd February 2016

Consultation for potential new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) indicators has opened. The indicators cover many different topics and settings, including diabetes care and ...

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