Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ninjabetic – Transitional care jealousy

9th March 2016

Transitional care, eh. What’s that all about? I’ve been presenting about it, reading about it and listening to discussions about it for the last few weeks and I have to admit, I’m feeling ...

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Man unveils waterproof hypo band

8th March 2016

A man with type 1 diabetes believes he has invested a valuable piece of kit which may help other people with the condition when having a hypo. Adam Booker from north-west London invented the ...

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Teen girls ‘more likely’ to get type 2

8th March 2016

Teenage girls are more likely to get type 2 diabetes than boys, according to new research. The findings unveiled at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference in Glasgow suggested that a hormone ...

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Weight loss aids type 2 remission

8th March 2016

A man who was “taken by surprise” at his type 2 diabetes diagnosis is now in remission after following a weight loss plan. Anupam Sharad, 37, was told he had developed the condition ...

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Diabetes alert dogs boost quality of life

8th March 2016

Medical detection dogs who help people with diabetes manage their condition have helped improve their quality of life, according to research. The study also showed that alert dogs have helped ...

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Diabetes centre commended in parliament

4th March 2016

The work of an international centre of excellence in diabetes research and education based in Leicester has been highly praised in parliament. Keith Vaz, MP for Leicester East, made the comments ...

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NICE diabetes guidelines debate

3rd March 2016

Leading figures from the diabetes community debated the merits of the updated NICE guidelines published last year. The new guidance represented “common sense” while criticisms were ...

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Quality in Care nominations open

3rd March 2016

Submissions for this year’s prestigious Quality in Diabetes Care (QiC) awards have opened. The announcement was made during the Diabetes UK Professional Conference in Glasgow where several ...

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