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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.


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.

Root causes of amyloid-associated diseases

Why are the root causes of amyloid-associated diseases so misunderstood and treatments so inadequate?

The annual worldwide cost of treating amyloid-associated diseases is about a trillion dollars and increasing steadily. But the human toll is worse Amyloids are killing us, both literally and financially. Consider just these three: Amyloid β (Aβ) in Alzheimer’s Disease, α-Synuclein (α-Syn) in Parkinson’s Disease, and Amylin (aka IAPP) in...

Understanding diabetes: Reducing the risk of type 2

Dr Stacey Lockyer, Senior Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, walks us through understanding diabetes & reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Amyloid Research Consultants

Amyloid Research Consultants enable research targeting root causes of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and diabetes.
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Cold intolerance: 15 reasons why you could be feeling cold all the time

Commonly feeling cold when others are not complaining of it may not be to do with your lack of central heating - you may be experiencing cold intolerance.

What are the causes and symptoms of diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is the real medical term for diabetic eye disease. It is the most common cause of blindness in people of working age. 94 million people are affected worldwide.
Diabetic diet and diabetes concept. Hand holds glucometer.

Diabetes education to protect tomorrow

Prof Andrew Boulton, President, International Diabetes Federation, calls for more to be done to improve access to diabetes education.

Peripheral neuropathy: Tracking gait and biomarkers to keep feet healthy and whole

Novel smart insole solution helps people with diabetes ensure foot health, by preventing peripheral neuropathy ulcers and falls.
woman up at night with her headphones on not going to sleep

The ‘night owl’ sleep cycle is more likely to induce type 2 diabetes

Depending on your sleep cycle, whether you’re an early bird or a night owl can make a huge difference in your physical health.
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Type 1 diabetes treatment finds new target

A new route to the regeneration of insulin in the pancreatic stem cells indicates a major breakthrough for Types 1 and 2 Diabetes therapies.
diabetes education, healthcare

Diabetes education: one in five search results for diabetes lack reliable information

Improved, reliable diabetes education is needed for both people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals.
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People with obesity have a 55% increased risk of developing depression

Long-term, high-fat diets both expand the waistline and shrink the brain, heightening the chances of mental illness for people with obesity.
Riceberry Rice

Emerging Riceberry Rice: Thailand first experience in developing rice for wellbeing

Professor Apichart Vanavichit, highlights the Thai attempt to develop rice that directly benefits well-being.
lager beer, gut microbes

Lager beer can lessen risk of disease in men’s gut microbes

Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic lager beer drank in moderation can improve gut microbes in men ­– lessening the chances of developing chronic diseases.
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Prioritising structured diabetes education for better health outcomes

Karrie Wallace, Education Services Clinical Lead, Spirit Health, explains the elements that comprise diabetes education & how education at an early stage can have a significant impact on health outcomes & NHS resources.
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Scientists reveal link between food insecurity and diabetes

The link between food insecurity and diabetes is stronger than previously thought - with people who are more likely to be hungry experiencing a higher rate of diabetes, ten years on.
vegan diets, type 2 diabetes

Research shows vegan diets can improve type 2 diabetes

Research finds that vegan diets can help type 2 diabetes patients to lower blood sugar – with meaningful results in just 12 weeks.
COVID pneumonia, lung function

How long does COVID pneumonia last?

Scientists describe COVID pneumonia as "multiple wildfires spreading across a forest" - but how different is the condition from regular pneumonia?
sex-specific research, cardiovascular disease

Health information lacks sex-specific research about women

Current health guidelines are based on studies in men - lacking sex-specific research for issues like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in women.
calorie information on menus, obesity strategy

UK law now requires calorie information on menus

The UK government will now fine food businesses £2,500, if they don't put calorie information on menus.
type 2 diabetes remission, healthy BMI

Study shows 70% of participants achieved type 2 diabetes remission

In a ground-breaking moment, scientists reveal that 70% of "healthy" BMI participants were able to achieve type 2 diabetes remission.

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