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Diabetes is life long affliction that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. With the two main types of diabetes, type 2 is far more common. Around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2.

Types

Type 2 is where the body is not creating enough insulin or the body is not reacting correctly to the insulin. This type usually requires the managing of medication, finding the right medication for each person can take time. Also many of the medications have side affects.
Type 1 is when the level of glucose in blood to be too high. This happens when the body isn’t producing enough of the hormone insulin which controls the levels of glucose in blood.
Both types are manageable with the correct advice and medication.

There are articles below that explore the condition in many different ways. Covering new research and evidence.

COVID-19 and diabetes

COVID-19 and diabetes: What do we (not) know?

Dr Lucy Chambers, Head of Research Communications at Diabetes UK, provides us with her thoughts on COVID-19 and diabetes, in terms of what do we (not) know.
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Surface functionalization: A tool for biotechnology and health sectors

Professor Sandra Carvalho, University of Minho, Department of Physics, discusses the emergence of surface functionalization as a strategy in biotech and health.
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Rethinking Type 1 diabetes with a radically new immunotherapy approach

Jean Van Rampelbergh PhD, VP Clinical & Regulatory at Imcyse SA, introduces Imotopes™, the innovative new immunotherapy approach causing scientists to rethink Type 1 diabetes and its treatment.
insulin delivery devices

Importance of choice: Insulin delivery systems for Type 1 diabetes in the UK (Advertorial)

Hjalte Hojsgaard, Insulet International, highlights why choice of insulin delivery devices is important, and why access to this life-changing technology is not yet fully utilised in UK diabetes services.
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The evolution of healthcare: How can telehealth ease diabetes management?

Digital health company Glooko sees a paradigm shift in healthcare with increased remote monitoring and easier access to telehealth.
long-term health conditions

Diabetes: Innovative technology for long-term health conditions

Here, we discover why Gendius’ remote management technology, Intellin®, is poised to transform the way that we manage long-term health conditions including diabetes.
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The relationship between diabetes and muscle mass

InBody Clinical Team describes the relationship between diabetes, one of the most common diseases of the modern age, and muscle mass.
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Reducing the burden of diabetes management through flexible and discreet insulin delivery

Alex Evans, UK Country Manager for ViCentra B.V., discusses how insulin pump system Kaleido can provide solutions to reduce the practical and emotional burden of living with diabetes.
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Why COVID-19 is a concern for people with diabetes

Prof. Andrew Boulton, MD, DSc (Hon), FACP, FICP, FRCP, President of the International Diabetes Federation, highlights why COVID-19 is a particular concern for people living with diabetes.
diabetic retinal screening

Eye health: Diabetic Retinal Screening

Max Halford FBDO CL, Clinical Lead for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, tells us what we need to know about Diabetic Retinal Screening in this eye health focus.
prediabetes

Cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes

According to a new study, cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes and could prevent type 2 diabetes.
racial discrimination

Racial discrimination impacts cognitive function in African-American women

Researchers from Boston University, have found that incidents of racial discrimination are associated with lower subjective cognitive function (SCF) among African-American women.
natural ingredients

Natural ingredients that help with diabetes

Mina Khan, Pharmacist, explores what naturally occurring ingredients are clinically associated with lowering blood sugar.
developing dementia

Diabetes significantly increases the risk of developing dementia

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the link between diabetes and the increased risk of developing dementia.
contracting COVID-19

Study suggests that asthma does not increase the severity of COVID-19

According to a team of Rutgers researchers, asthma does not appear to increase the risk or severity for a person contracting COVID-19.
prone to adult diabetes, children of the 90s

Signs of being prone to adult diabetes are already visible at age 8

A new study has shown that early signs of being prone to adult diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed.
Glooko transforms digital health in diabetes

Glooko transforms digital health in diabetes management

Our vision at Glooko is to be the foundation for decision making in diabetes care, improving quality of life for people with diabetes.
diabetes and heart failure, death

Type 2 diabetes and heart failure creates highest death risk

Those newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and heart failure are at the greatest 5-year risk of death, according to scientists at The American Heart Association.
artificial beta cells

Artificial beta cells could lead to new diabetes treatment

Researchers from the University of North Carolina and NC State have developed artificial beta cells that automatically release insulin into the bloodstream when glucose levels rise, leading the way for new diabetes treatment.
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Tailor-made climate-ready and nutrient-dense rice

Precision breeding has tailor-made new rice varieties designed to combat the double burden of malnutrition and a pesticide-free environment, according to Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center in Thailand.

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