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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Intellin® – Simplifying the management of diabetes

The Intellin® platform has been created to fully understand diabetes needs, simplify remote self-management and identify risk of developing complications.
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10% of COVID-19 patients with diabetes die within 7 days of hospitalisation

New research has found that one in ten COVID-19 patients with diabetes dies within seven days of hospital admission.
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Top tips to prevent recurrent UTI’s in women

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares some of her top tips on how to prevent recurrent UTI's in women.
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Why patient advocates are key to growing CBD brands

Here, we discuss how unregulated industry patient advocates are integral to strengthening the credibility of growing CBD brands.
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Why is body composition analysis an effective tool for diabetes programmes?

Rami Lee, Director of InBody Europe, details why body composition analysis is an effective tool for diabetes programmes.
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Understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research and Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes

In this article, our thoughts are directed towards understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research (CIHR) and The Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD).
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Can cannabidiol treat Type 2 diabetes?

Delve into the story of Kevin Simpson, who used Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat Type 2 Diabetes.

POWER2DM: Predictive model-based decision support system for diabetes patient empowerment

Here, Dr Albert A. de Graaf discusses a novel predictive model-based decision support system to aid diabetes patients in the complex task of self-management.
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World Glaucoma Week 2020: A guide for contact lens wearers

As part of World Glaucoma Week, Alastair Lockwood, ophthalmologist and eye health specialist at Feel Good Contacts, explains how to minimise the risks of developing glaucoma in later life, and for lens wearers, how to ensure you are wearing them most effectively.
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The rise in emergency hospital admissions and the impact of this on diabetes patients

Emma Elvin, Senior Clinical Advisor at Diabetes UK, highlights a relentless and unsustainable rise in emergency hospital admissions in the UK’s NHS and the impact of this on those with diabetes.
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Meeting global needs in Diabetes care

The University of Salford’s Diabetes Care education programmes are designed to address and meet the need for specialist care in the UK and internationally.
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Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?

The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.
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The rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

Tammy Z Movsas, MD, MPH, discusses how the Zietchick Research Institute aims to identify the main stimulus for the rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy.

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