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Type 2

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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New type 2 prevention scheme piloted

11th September 2015

A new diabetes prevention programme has been piloted in Leicestershire. Let’s Prevent Diabetes is being trialled in the towns of Loughborough and Shepshed before being rolled out across the UK. ...

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Diabetes UK backs sugar calls

20th July 2015

Diabetes UK has backed government recommendations to slash sugar consumption and said everyone needs to “eat less sugar and drink fewer sugary drinks”. Adults and children over 11 ...

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3.9 million people now living with diabetes

15th June 2015

The number of people with diabetes in the UK has reached an all-time high of 3.9 million, according to new figures released today by Diabetes UK. The new information, extracted from official NHS ...

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NHS boss pledges action on Type 2 diabetes

21st May 2015

The health service needs to take urgent action to prevent “condemning our children to a rising tide of avoidable diabetes”, the Chief Executive of the NHS has said. Simon Stevens said ...

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