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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.

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Steering the digital non-invasive CGM revolution

Dr Faz Chowdhury, CEO at Nemaura Medical (Nasdaq: NMRD), aims to stem the tide of the onset of diabetes and help to manage and reverse Type 2 diabetes using the world’s first daily-wear non-invasive CGM technology.
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Researchers say new method of classifying race can improve health outcomes

South Asians have the highest rate of type 2 diabetes in the UK, due to a mix of racial and socioeconomic factors - now, researchers say that a more nuanced method of classifying race could improve their health outcomes.
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Scientists think protein injection could be diabetes vaccine

The idea is still at an early stage, but initial clinical study results show that immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes could function as a 'diabetes vaccine.'
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Medical wires in continuous glucose monitoring

Gary Davies, from Sandvik Materials Technology, explains how medical wires are helping patients monitor blood glucose levels without the need for daily testing.
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The stress of making diabetes decisions

Cyndi Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Quin, explores the stress of making diabetes decisions when it comes to injecting insulin.
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Regularly eating sardines can prevent type 2 diabetes

A new study has discovered that the regular consumption of sardines helps to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
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Drinking tea & coffee reduces risk of death in type-2 diabetes by 63%

A new study has found that drinking 4 cups of green tea or 2 cups of coffee per day reduces the risk of death in type-2 diabetes by 63%.
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Surge in T2D children presenting diabetic ketoacidosis during pandemic

A new study from Children's Hospital Los Angeles has revealed a surge of pediatric patients presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Foot test can detect heart rhythm disorder in diabetic patients

A simple annual foot test can help detect atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes, according to research presented at EHRA 2021.
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From insulin to immunotherapy: A century of discovery

Dr Faye Riley, Senior Research Communications Officer at Diabetes UK, highlights how immunotherapy is raising hopes for the next big breakthrough in type 1 diabetes.
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Innovation in chronic disease prevention 

Dr Eugene Durenard, CEO of Hyperbolic Holdings GmbH discusses promising emerging technologies in the field of early detection and prevention of major chronic diseases.

Can knowing your body composition help to prevent diabetes?

The Clinical Team of InBody Europe explore the connection between body composition and diabetes.
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The hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, reveals the hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes, starting with comment on soft-texture white rice as a health risk factor.
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Upskilling knowledge and training of diabetes management

A new medical education programme for diabetes healthcare providers in the UK is focusing on upskilling the knowledge and training of diabetes management technologies & devices.
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Profil – leading the way in diabetes and obesity research

As a full-service CRO for early clinical trials in diabetes and obesity, Profil has brought together experts so that we can offer you unrivalled service.
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COVID-19 and diabetes telehealth

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic is the scenario for testing and demonstrating the successful implementation of diabetes telehealth platforms.
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Is the UK heading for a “perfect storm” of diabetes referrals?

Here, a leading clinical negligence specialist warns the UK may be heading for a “perfect storm” of diabetes complications, due to delayed COVID-19 referrals.
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People with obesity nearly three times as likely to get Type 2 diabetes

New research by the American Heart Association finds that obesity is a factor in almost half of all new cases, with obese individuals significantly more likely to get Type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetics are concerned about disrupted insulin supplies due to Brexit

Diabetics living in the UK are worried about disruption to insulin supplies as a result of Brexit, according to a new social media study.
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Changing mealtimes could prevent type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers will examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

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