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Policeman prevents motorway hypo crash

4th October 2016

A woman who had a hypo and passed out while driving on a motorway with her baby in the car was safely forced off the road by the police. PC Daniel Pattison responded to reports of a Peugeot ...

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Study shows Xultophy boosts glycaemic targets

21st September 2016

Adults with type 2 diabetes treated with Xultophy® (insulin degludec/liraglutide) are up to 4.5 times more likely to achieve glycaemic targets without hypoglycaemia and weight gain, research has ...

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Rise in avoidable diabetes hospital visits

19th July 2016

Hospital admissions for a short-term and avoidable complication of diabetes have risen by 39 per cent in the last 10 years, a new analysis has concluded. Almost 80,000 people were admitted to ...

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Tresiba significantly lowers hypo rates

13th June 2016

New results from two Phase 3b trials have shown people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes  treated with Tresiba® (insulin degludec) experienced significantly lower rates of several types of ...

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Hypo driving ban u-turn

29th March 2016

A ban on people with diabetes who have severe hypos at night could soon be overturned after changes to European driving laws, a charity has said. The rules, which were originally introduced in ...

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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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Charity issues Christmas diet tips

17th December 2015

A diabetes charity has issued dietary tips for people with the condition throughout Christmas. The InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT) has published the calorie and carbohydrate content of festive ...

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Hospitals support Hypo Awareness Week

8th October 2015

A total of 126 hospitals across the country are currently taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia. Hypo Awareness Week 2015, which began on Monday, October 5, and ...

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