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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.

Metabolism and Diabetes

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.
Glaucoma

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.
diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

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.

Act now: Improving outcomes in diabetes and foot care

Here, the iDEAL Group discuss the importance of foot care in diabetes and what can be done to improve the outcomes of patients' health.
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The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss are examined here as an example of the excellent work of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in the U.S. around investigating human development.
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January 2020 North America Analysis

The January 2020 edition of North America Analysis boasts a wide array of content on policy issues from the region, including a special feature from Dr Suresh Kuppuswamy at Frost & Sullivan, who explores the future of medical imaging.
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Human development: The role of vitamin D in pregnancy

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy is an example of work by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, investigating human development.
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Invigorating education for diabetes care professionals

The iDEAL group shares their thoughts on invigorating education for today’s diabetes care professionals.
Cardiovascular side effects

Cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise

The cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise is placed under the spotlight here by a group of experts from Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany and the Danish Cancer Society.
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Early detection is crucial to prevent blindness from diabetic retinopathy

Emily Y. Chew, M.D., Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the Deputy Clinical Director at the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, examines why early detection is crucial to prevent blindness from diabetic retinopathy.
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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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Repurposing FDA-approved medicines and gene therapy to combat diabetic retinopathy

Lalit Singh Pukhrambam, PhD, and Ahmed S Ibrahim, PhD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in the U.S. focus here on the importance of combating diabetic retinopathy.
obesity prevention strategies

Sugar tax: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies

The Global Food Research Program, University of North Carolina in the U.S. share their perspective on how taxes on sugary beverages are important components of noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies.
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Can cannabidiol (CBD) treat Type 2 diabetes?

Here, OilsBySimpson Founder Kevin Simpson and Clinical Professor, Consultant Physician and Research Director, Filip Krag Knop, explain what we know so far about CBD’s effect on Type 2 diabetes and why running a clinical trial is so important.
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Number of people with obesity doubles in 20 years

The number of people with obesity in England has almost doubled in the last twenty years from 6.9 to 13 million, according to new data by Diabetes UK.

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