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Type 2 diabetes

GLP-1 cost-effectiveness study published

6th January 2017

Liraglutide 1.2 mg has proved “cost-effective” compared to alternative daily administered GLP-1 receptor agonists for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in the UK, a study has ...

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Middle age type 2 diabetes concerns flagged

28th December 2016

The rate of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged people has more than doubled in 20 years, Public Health England has today revealed. A total of 2.8 per cent of men in England were diagnosed with ...

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Fizzy drinks tax moves closer

7th December 2016

Campaigners say moves to bring in a central tax on sugary drinks will “help protect our children’s future health”. The results of a Government consultation on introducing in the levy from April ...

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Football deal aims to prevent Type 2 diabetes

24th November 2016

Football is being used as a vehicle to promote the benefits of healthy eating and exercise as part of a drive to help prevent Type 2 diabetes across Hampshire. Aldershot Town FC has strengthened ...

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Diabetes NHS costs could hit £17 billion

25th October 2016

The future of the NHS is at risk because the cost of treating diabetes could hit £17 billion by 2035, health experts have warned. According to Public Health England there are currently 4.5 ...

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