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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.

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Study says adults with type 1 diabetes likely to get severe COVID

According to a Californian study, people over the age of 40 with type 1 diabetes are likely to experience severe COVID - leading to hospitalisation or death.
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Time to brush up on oral health education

Tess Player, VP, Global Head of Expert and Influence Marketing, GSK Consumer Healthcare, discusses how low public understanding of oral health is symptomatic of the need for better everyday health education.
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Nemaura Medical: Helping patients stay in control of their health

We speak with Dr Faz Chowdhury, CEO of Nemaura Medical regarding the ground-breaking technology of non-invasive glucose sensors and more.
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Riceberry rice for well-being

Riceberry rice, enriched with a full-spectrum of antioxidants, chemoprotective compounds, micronutrients, and dietary fibre can help unlock your genetic potential for well-being, in the view of Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, Director at the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
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Rice crop: A vital cog in ensuring food security

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, argues that the rice crop is a vital cog in ensuring food security
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Embarking on a disruptive way to treat Multiple Sclerosis and other serious immune diseases

Isabelle Ote and Valérie Barette, Project Leaders at Belgian immunotherapy expert Imcyse, discuss its next phase of growth, and how to apply ImotopeTM technology to the treatment of MS.
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A revised target for preventive cardiology: Early disease vs risk factors

The ultimate goal of preventive cardiology should be to eliminate cardiovascular morbid events as a cause of death and disability.
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More must be done to tackle diabetes

Professor Andrew Boulton, President & Professor Akhtar Hussain, President-Elect of the International Diabetes Federation, argue that while there has been a century of saving lives, more must be done to tackle diabetes.
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A changing landscape for type 1 diabetes

Dr Faye Riley, Senior Research Communications Officer at Diabetes UK, charts a changing landscape for type 1 diabetes.
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Cambridge study trials artificial pancreas for Type 2 diabetes

A new artificial pancreas, powered by a patient's smartphone, is working well for outpatients of type 2 diabetes.
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Keto diet risk to pregnant women and kidney disease patients

New analysis of ketogenic (keto) diets discovers health risks, including cancer, to pregnant women and patients with kidney disease.

Scientists are inventing an insulin implant for Type 1 diabetes

Bioengineers at the Rice University are working on an insulin implant, which could theoretically make insulin for people with Type 1 diabetes.
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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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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.

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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