Type 2

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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Dapagliflozin ‘could aid hypertension’

23rd September 2015

New research has outlined the “positive effects” of dapagliflozin with people with type 2 diabetes with high cardiovascular and renal risk. Two Phase III clinical trials have demonstrated the ...

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Three-year-old diagnosed with type 2

17th September 2015

A three-year-old girl is believed to be the youngest person in the world to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The obese child, who has not been identified, was diagnosed by Dr Michael Yafi, a ...

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