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Sanofi on-body device

Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A company developing and manufacturing advanced wearable infusion devices has entered into a multi-product development agreement with insulin supplier Sanofi. Developed and manufactured by Enable Injections, the enFuse is an on-body device which allows people to self-administer subcutaneous delivery of high-volume medicines and has read more »

Calorie labelling cop out?

Friday, September 13th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK has called for the Government not to water down plans to introduce mandatory calorie labelling in restaurant, cafe and takeaway chains, which could result in just 0.3% of businesses in England adopting the proposed legislation. The Government’s original plans for calorie read more »

Son’s sugar substitute

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A son has dedicated his university studies to create an acceptable alternative to sugar to help his father and millions of other Mexicans. Javier Larragoiti had just started a degree in chemical engineering in Mexico City when his father was diagnosed with diabetes. read more »

Scotland just says no

Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Scotland agrees that the current levels of children’s exposure to junk food advertising is unacceptable, with a survey conducted in June 2019 from Obesity Action Scotland indicating strong support among Scottish adults for a 9pm watershed to be applied to TV, online read more »

FDA approves nasal glucagon, Baqsimi

Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Baqsimi (glucagon) nasal powder 3mg for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes ages four years and above, as announced by Eli Lilly and Company. Baqsimi is the first and only read more »

Low-carb comp winners

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three primary care organisations have been announced as the joint winners of a competition to enable healthcare professionals to offer their patients with Type 2 diabetes access to a behaviour change platform. Ascensia Diabetes Care launched the competition during Diabetes Week to give NHS read more »

Addressing research priorities in diabetes and pregnancy (take part)

Monday, September 2nd, 2019 | 0 Comments
Women, their families, friends and healthcare professionals are being asked to take part in a survey on the most important questions to address surrounding healthcare and wellbeing in diabetes and pregnancy. To take part and contribute your questions, CLICK HERE. read more »

New Type 1 drug

Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes has now been recommended for use on the NHS in certain groups of people with Type 1 diabetes. Following approval for use across Europe, dapagliflozin – the first of its kind in Type 1 diabetes read more »

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 »