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Type 2 prevention

Fat and sugar ban in children’s advertising

8th December 2016

The promotion of high fat, salt or sugar will be banned in children’s advertising, it has been announced today. Tough new rules banning the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food or ...

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Leicester centre marks World Diabetes Day

14th November 2016

People have been learning more about type 2 diabetes at a specialist centre in Leicester to mark an international awareness campaign. The Leicester Diabetes Centre, based at Leicester General ...

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Risk score translated into more languages

23rd September 2016

A risk score to identify people who are likely to develop type 2 diabetes has been translated into two further languages. The part NIHR-funded Leicester Risk Score – which is recommended by ...

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Type 2 prevention protein discovery

11th August 2016

Targeting a protein could help to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes, scientists have found. A new treatment for the condition could be in the pipeline after the discovery of MondoA, ...

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Junk food advert ban up for debate

13th May 2016

Banning junk food adverts aimed at children is being considered in a bid to reduce childhood obesity which is associated to type 2 diabetes.  Rules to restrict posters and online advertisements ...

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Type 2 risk tool hits one million mark

6th April 2016

A total of 1 million people have now been through a type 2 risk assessment tool, it has been announced. The Know Your Risk resource, which was developed by researchers at the University of ...

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