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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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Unawareness diabetes can lead to blindness

9th June 2015

Over 40 per cent of British people do not realise that blindness is one of the major complications of diabetes, according to a survey published by Diabetes UK. The survey of 1,994 adults aged 15 ...

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Rise in obesity across Europe predicted

8th May 2015

Europe will face a major obesity crisis by 2030 sparking fears of a rise in Type 2 diabetes, according to the latest projections by the World Health Organization (WHO). In the UK, one third (33 ...

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Controversy poured over red wine claims

8th May 2015

New research suggesting red wine can help improve the management of Type 2 diabetes has been described as “extremely weak” by Diabetes UK. A study has claimed a glass of red wine each ...

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