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Type 2

NHS leaders criticised over diabetes care

18th November 2015

NHS leaders have been called on to defend their record of care for people living with diabetes in England by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Committee chair, Meg Hillier MP, reminded ...

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Celebrating DESMOND finalists announced

5th November 2015

The finalists in the 2015 Celebrating DESMOND awards have been revealed. The annual programme aims to reward excellence and share good practice across the DESMOND community, which delivers type 2 ...

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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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‘Positive results’ from new DMR therapy

2nd October 2015

A trial testing a new duodenal resurfacing procedural therapy has produced significant changes in blood sugar for people with type 2, it has been announced. Fractyl’s Revita™ Duodenal Mucosal ...

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Type 2 ‘risk’ for passive smokers

24th September 2015

Non-smokers who breathe in other people’s cigarette smoke are at significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, research has suggested. The study was published in The Lancet Diabetes ...

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