Type 2 prevention

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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Councils ‘in child obesity fight’

18th February 2016

Pubs, restaurants and cinema chains should clearly display the calorie content in food and drink, according to an organisation which represents councils across the UK. Chains with more than 20 ...

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Brits urge food makers to cut fat and sugar

10th February 2016

Food manufacturers are being asked to cut the amount of saturated fats, salts and added sugars in their products, according to a survey. The poll, which was commissioned by leading charity ...

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Global focus on diabetes

5th February 2016

Good practice in diabetes care and type 2 prevention from across the world was exchanged at a conference this week. More than 100 delegates with an interest in diabetes attended the International ...

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