Leicester Diabetes Centre

Review of new once-weekly type 2 drugs

8th December 2015

Once-weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) differ in their efficacy and safety profiles, according to new research by the University of Leicester. Compared to other ...

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Leading experts back Jamie’s sugar campaign

18th November 2015

Two of the country’s leading researchers into Type 2 diabetes have come out in support of Jamie Oliver’s latest health campaign, saying “it’s time to tackle the sugar generation”. Professors ...

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Message in a film for World Diabetes Day

13th November 2015

A diabetes researcher has combined science with art to produce a powerful awareness-raising message for World Diabetes Day. Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, a University of Leicester PhD student and ...

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Type 2 screening needs ‘reviewing’

20th October 2015

The process for screening for type 2 diabetes or those at high risk of the condition needs “careful re-evaluation”, according to the first study on the effectiveness of testing methods. Diabetes ...

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‘Most influential’ diabetes GP named

4th September 2015

A Leicester diabetes professor has been named as one of the country’s leading GPs in a prestigious list. Professor Kamlesh Khunti has been heralded as a “GP diabetes champion” after being ...

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Education call as type 2 numbers soar

17th August 2015

A leading diabetes researcher has called on health bosses to prioritise education to avoid costly complications as type 2 diabetes cases continue to rise. The number of people living with ...

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