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Delaying Type 1 diabetes

Thursday, August 15th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A drug that targets the immune system can delay Type 1 diabetes on average by two years in children and adults at high risk, according to findings from TrialNet’s Teplizumab (anti-CD3) Prevention Study in the US. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body’s read more »

Ultra-processed food is linked to early death

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The BBC has reported on findings that ultra-processed food is linked to poor health and an early death. Ultra-processed food includes processed meats, breakfast cereals, instant soups, sugary fizzy drinks, chicken nuggets, ice cream, mass-produced bread and pizza. Researchers in France and Spain read more »

New information ‘scripts’ from Diabetes UK

Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A new tool designed to help healthcare professionals boost referrals to patient education courses for people with diabetes has been announced by Diabetes UK and Kent and Medway STP. The new ‘Improving your diabetes knowledge’ Information Prescription has been developed as part of read more »

Downing Street recognition for people with diabetes and charities in the sector

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Prime Minister Theresa May delivered the following speech at a Downing Street reception for diabetes charities and the NHS held at the end of June 2019. “Welcome everyone. As Prime Minister – I host a great many receptions here at Downing Street, but read more »

Diabetes Your Type campaign from Sanofi

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sanofi has launched a campaign to take action for an individualised approach to treatment for people living with diabetes, to improve their quality of life as well as their health outcomes. Every person with diabetes is unique, with personal circumstances (for example, lifestyle, read more »

Latest issue: Rob Brown (aka Diabetic Dad Runs) and his diabetes kit; new LifeinaBox mini-fridge, and freekah (not freak out!)

Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
Marathon des Sables runner and T1D Rob Brown. Blood glucose monitoring (BGM) has been a major factor in many of our lives for decades, since home monitoring became possible with meters becoming available in the 1980s. We look at another selection of meters read more »

Away the lads and lasses — DiaEuro team returns

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 | 0 Comments
Congrats to the UK and Ireland Futsal team who have returned from DiaEuro in Kiev with their heads held high after a strong performance. They didn’t come first place, but the spirit of the team showcased the limitless goals one can achieve read more »

UrgoStart prize for diabetes footcare

Monday, July 29th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The URGO Group has received the Prix Galien France 2018 for UrgoStart, an innovative treatment for diabetic foot wound healingin the medical device category. UrgoStart is the first dressing to have demonstrated clinical efficacy in the treatment of chronic wounds, especially in read more »

DRWF & DPC survey to improve diabetes care in the NHS

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Maggie Meer launched Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) in 2015 to provide the NHS with a free knowledge platform to drive up standards of care after Meer experienced substandard care after her own diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. Since its inception DPC has had read more »

And the SugarBEAT goes on

Friday, July 19th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Nemaura Medical is a medical technology company focused on the development of SugarBEAT as a non-invasive, affordable and flexible Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for use by people with diabetes (PWDs) and pre-diabetes, has submitted its medical device application to the U.S. Food read more »