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Type 2 prevention

Leicester centre marks World Diabetes Day

14th November 2016

People have been learning more about type 2 diabetes at a specialist centre in Leicester to mark an international awareness campaign. The Leicester Diabetes Centre, based at Leicester General ...

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Risk score translated into more languages

23rd September 2016

A risk score to identify people who are likely to develop type 2 diabetes has been translated into two further languages. The part NIHR-funded Leicester Risk Score – which is recommended by ...

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Type 2 prevention protein discovery

11th August 2016

Targeting a protein could help to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes, scientists have found. A new treatment for the condition could be in the pipeline after the discovery of MondoA, ...

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Junk food advert ban up for debate

13th May 2016

Banning junk food adverts aimed at children is being considered in a bid to reduce childhood obesity which is associated to type 2 diabetes.  Rules to restrict posters and online advertisements ...

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Type 2 risk tool hits one million mark

6th April 2016

A total of 1 million people have now been through a type 2 risk assessment tool, it has been announced. The Know Your Risk resource, which was developed by researchers at the University of ...

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‘Nuts could slow type 2 progression’

22nd March 2016

Eating a diet high in vegetable oil and nuts could help slow the progress of type 2 diabetes, research has found. A new study has suggested that replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat ...

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