Monthly Archives: May 2016

Diabetes boost for low carb diet

31st May 2016

More than 80,000 people who switched to a low carbohydrate diet found their blood glucose level drop after 10 weeks, it has been announced. The low-carb education course, which was launched by ...

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Children missing out on diabetes checks

31st May 2016

Almost 75 per cent of children who have diabetes in England and Wales are not receiving the key health checks they are entitled to, a study has said. Out of a total of 27,682 children and young ...

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NICE recommends three type 2 drugs

27th May 2016

Final guidance recommending three drugs which could be used to treat type 2 diabetes has been issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Canagliflozin (Invokana), ...

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IDF Congress dates confirmed

26th May 2016

The dates for next year’s International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress have been announced. The four day event, which is due to take place in Abi Dhabi, will start on Monday, December ...

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Next APPG meeting theme announced

26th May 2016

The role of the healthcare professionals in diabetes care will be the theme for the next All-Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes meeting. It will take place on Wednesday, July 6 from 4pm and ...

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Weight loss surgery aids physical activity

25th May 2016

People who have their stomachs surgically reduced are more mobile and movement becomes easier, a study has found. The research also suggested that patients who undergo weight loss surgery are ...

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Quality outcome event to take place

24th May 2016

Primary and secondary care clinicians and commissioners are due to come together for a national diabetes workshop. The Driving Quality Outcomes in Diabetes Care has been organised by ...

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