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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 awareness images released

5th April 2016

Graphic images released shows how eating too much sugar can harm the body in a bid to raise awareness of type 2 diabetes. The advertising campaign, launched by Diabetes Association of ...

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Type 2 risk for infertile men

5th April 2016

A low sperm count could mean a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Men with infertility problems could also be at risk of osteoporosis researchers in Sweden said. ...

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Type 2 drug could lower breast cancer risk

9th March 2016

Metformin the drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes could help significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Research, carried out by the University of Copenhagen, has suggested that ...

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Weight loss aids type 2 remission

8th March 2016

A man who was “taken by surprise” at his type 2 diabetes diagnosis is now in remission after following a weight loss plan. Anupam Sharad, 37, was told he had developed the condition ...

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Type 2 drug does not increase heart events

26th February 2016

Dulaglutide does not increase the risk of major cardiovascular (CV) events in people with type 2 diabetes, research has found. The meta-analysis evaluated the CV risk in people with the ...

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SGLT2 recommendations made over DKA

24th February 2016

Incidents of serious diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) cases in people who have been taking sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) have been reported where people’s blood sugar levels have not ...

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Type 2 ‘could raise dementia risk’

12th January 2016

People with type 2 diabetes are 60 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a study has suggested. The research, which involved 2.5 million participants and an international team of scientists, ...

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