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Diabetes UK

Diabetes up 60 per cent in last decade

17th August 2015

The number of people living with diabetes in the UK has soared by almost 60 per cent in a decade, it has been announced. The new figures, extracted from official NHS data by Diabetes UK, show ...

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Genetic tests could help neonatal diabetes

12th August 2015

“Ground-breaking” work has revealed genetic testing could be key to providing better care for children with neonatal diabetes, according to a recent study. Neonatal diabetes is a rare form of ...

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Diabetes UK announce new chief executive

6th August 2015

A cancer charity boss will be the new Chief Executive of Diabetes UK, it has been announced today. Chris Askew will take the reigns at the charity on September 14, replacing Barbara Young ...

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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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Epic cycling challenge raises £7k

10th July 2015

A cyclist has completed an epic challenge pedalling constantly for more than 27 hours to raise £7,000 for Diabetes UK. John Grumitt, from Chiswick, took part in the Styrkeproven, which is a 339 ...

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Diabetes blogger in fundraising bid

2nd July 2015

A diabetes blogger has announced plans to cycle 100 miles for Diabetes UK. Known as Grumpy Pumper, Chris Aldred has had type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years and uses his Twitter feed to write ...

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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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