Monthly Archives: July 2016

Diabetes technology report published

12th July 2016

A review on emerging non-invasive glucose monitoring technologies (NIGM) in development for people with diabetes has been published in a report. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) ...

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Why diabetes research is crucial

8th July 2016

Lis Warren has had type 1 diabetes for 51 years. She writes a blog about her experiences with the condition, the diabetes online community and the access she has to NHS healthcare professionals.  ...

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DSN Spotlight – Lyndi Wiltshire

7th July 2016

The role of the diabetes specialist nurse is hugely important in ensuring high-quality diabetes care. Our DSN Spotlight series celebrates this great position and also aims to find out more about ...

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Step count linked to type 1 child health

7th July 2016

For the first time a link has been found between a daily step count and children’s cardiovascular health who have type 1 diabetes. Researchers say walking an extra 1,000 steps a day can ...

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Glucose test strip medical alert

6th July 2016

A medical warning has been issued about a specific brand of blood glucose test strips. Healthcare providers are being asked to advise patients who use TRUEyou test strips by Nipro Diagnostics to ...

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Fresh call to ban junk food adverts

6th July 2016

“Addictive” junk food adverts are making it difficult for children and families to make healthy food choices, according to a new report. The Cancer Research UK study looked at how ...

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