Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes concerns in Ethnic Minority groups

19th August 2016

Almost three quarters of South Asian people screened for diabetes at a pilot programme held at community faith centres in Leicester were found to have a ‘high risk’ of developing the condition. ...

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Late menopause link found to type 2

27th July 2016

Women who go through the menopause later in life are at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study in the US has found.  A total of 124,000 women took part in the research and the ...

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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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First oral GLP-1 results unveiled

21st April 2016

The first oral glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) has shown promising results in treating type 2 diabetes. Data revealed at the Keystone Symposia on New Therapeutics for Diabetes ...

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Type 2 awareness images released

5th April 2016

Graphic images released shows how eating too much sugar can harm the body in a bid to raise awareness of type 2 diabetes. The advertising campaign, launched by Diabetes Association of ...

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Type 2 risk for infertile men

5th April 2016

A low sperm count could mean a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Men with infertility problems could also be at risk of osteoporosis researchers in Sweden said. ...

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