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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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Weighing up the costs of Type 2 diabetes remission in the UK

Dr Elizabeth Robertson, Director of Research at Diabetes UK weighs up the costs of Type 2 diabetes remission.
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Diabetes care at the University of Salford

Dr Danny Metoo from University of Salford explains the extent of diabetes care in the world today and the various courses on offer in the field.
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UK gives 9 women innovators funding for their inventions

Pioneering women innovators have been awarded funding and business support to develop and grow their business by the UK government, echoing the innovation theme of International Women's Day 2019.
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Weight loss can put Type 2 diabetes into remission for two years

36% of people with Type 2 diabetes who took part in a weight management programme delivered in NHS primary care are in remission two years later.
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Deprivation and its impact on the health of people with Type 1 diabetes

New research announced today at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference has revealed shocking health inequalities between people with Type 1 diabetes depending on where they live.
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Tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together

John Grumitt, CEO of Changing Health and Chair of IDEAL Group highlights the importance of tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together.
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Diabetes: The patients’ perspective

Jenny Hirst MBE, Co-Chair of the InDependent Diabetes Trust shares her expertise on diabetes from the patients’ perspective.
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Calling time on obesity and type 2 diabetes

Professor Graham MacGregor, Chair of Action on Sugar, discusses stopping excessive sugar consumption, whilst investigating obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetes: Organising globally, acting locally

Adrian Sanders, Secretary-General of The Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network (PDGN) reveals how organising globally, acting locally is a sound approach when it comes to tackling diabetes.
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Technology and diabetes: How can innovation address the mounting challenge?

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the UK-based Medical Technology Group, explains the role that technology can play in reducing the financial and societal burden of diabetes.
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Diabetes and low blood sugar: Taking a more precise approach to managing hypos

James Cotterell, Director at BBI Healthcare, argues that prescribing products that treat low blood sugar with a precise and measured dose of glucose can improve patient outcomes, reduce patient anxiety and save the NHS money
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Fibre and heart disease: simple ways to up your fibre intake

A new study supported by the World Health Organisation found that higher dietary fibre intake is associated with a reduced risk of several chronic diseases.
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New Change4Life campaign set to help families cut back on sugar

PHE launches new Change4Life campaign to help families cut back on sugar after research reveals children have already exceeded the maximum sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the age of 10.
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Artificial pancreas systems in Type 2 diabetes

Prof Dr Freimut Schliess, explores how artificial pancreas systems are revolutionising healthcare for Type 2 diabetes patients.
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Using technology-enabled mental health treatments for Type 2 diabetes

Sarah Bateup analyses how technology-enabled mental health treatments could be used to help those with Type 2 diabetes
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Bleeding gums: Sentinels of non-communicable diseases of ageing

Professor Iain Chapple from the University of Birmingham UK, explains the link between periodontitis and non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes
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Type 2 diabetes in the UK: How effective use of treatments could help address...

Professor John Wilding from the University of Liverpool discusses how more effective use of treatments and greater support for healthcare professionals can make the difference in the battle against Type 2 diabetes

From diabetes prevention 1.0 to Prevention 3.0

Digitally enabled pathway personalisation is leveraging actionable data insights and dynamic intelligence to drive better outcomes as part of the Prevention 3.0 agenda
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The importance of Type 2 diabetes prevention

Chanelle Corena, Type 2 Prevention Lead at Diabetes UK, highlights the 12.3 million people in the UK who are at an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and precisely why prevention and a change in behaviour is crucial in this vein
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How can we make eye screening services more available?

OPTOMED explains the importance of our sight and that many of us are not aware of the importance of systematic eye checks.

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