Publication: Diabetes.co.uk

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Insulin pumps lower risk of fatal heart problems by 43 per cent

Use of insulin pumps is associated with much lower risks of cardiovascular deaths, as well as deaths from other causes, compared with use of insulin pens.The study carried out by researchers at the University of Gothenburg enrolled over 18,168 patients ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar though gut bacteria

A study into mice and humans has shown consumption of artificial sweeteners to be linked with higher as a result of changes in gut bacteria.Previous studies have shown consumption of artificial sweeteners via 'diet' soft drinks to be linked with increased ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Diabetes a strong and consistent risk for dementia

The need to control and prevent diabetes holds a strong presence in the annual, World Alzheimer Report, released today by Alzheimer's Disease International.In its summary, the report notes that a good mantra for Alzheimer's disease is: "What is good for ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wales to spend half a million pounds on diabetic retinopathy cameras

Patients with diabetes in Wales will benefit from new and improved technology to spot the early signs of diabetic retinopathy.Retinopathy is one of the most common health complications that results from diabetes. Latest statistics show that out of people ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Diabetes, Retinopathy, Wales
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

NHS needs to improve diabetes education for healthcare professionals

Healthcare professionals in England are being let down by a lack of education and training on diabetes, according to new research.Charity group Diabetes UK found that only 40% of the country's Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) fund specific diabetes ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Insulin with GLP-1 combo drug more effective either treatment alone

A combination drug from Novo Nordisk has shown itself to be more effective than either insulin or a GLP-1 agonist alone in people with . IDegLira is a combination of Novo Nordisk's ultra-long acting insulin Tresiba (insulin degludec) and their GLP-1 agonist ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: GLP-1, Insulin, Victoza, Tresiba
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Weight discrimination leads to weight gain not weight loss

A new study has found evidence to suggest that making overweight or obese individuals feel ashamed about their excess weight could lead to them putting on more pounds instead of shedding them.The research, published in the journal Obesity, comes from ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bio artificial pancreas begins human trials to treat type 1 diabetes

A new form of artificial pancreas, which reacts directly to glucose levels in the body, is set to be tested in humans with . The move to human trials has been made possible thanks to a funding grant from the charity the JDRF. Human clinical trials are ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Statins could help prevent microvascular complications of diabetes

Statin medications may help protect people with diabetes from developing certain microvascular complications, a new study has found.The cholesterol-lowering drugs are already known to reduce the risk for heart disease and stroke (macrovascular disease) ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Diabetes, Statins, Risk, Glucose
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prediabetes linked with 15 per cent higher risks of cancer

A meta-analysis of 16 different clinical studies has shown that prediabetes is linked with 15 per cent greater risks of cancer overall and even higher risks of specific cancers.Prediabetes, also known (IGR) is a condition in which blood glucose levels ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Prediabetes, Risk
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

New basal insulin peglispro achieves improved HbA1c and weight loss

Lilly's new long acting (basal) insulin, peglispro, has outperformed Sanofi's Lantus in two clinical trials but questions remain about effects on liver and heart health.The new insulin achieved unusually strong results in achieving significantly lower ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Pharmaceutical company ends type 1 diabetes drug program

Development of an experimental diabetes drug has been stopped by manufacturer Hyperion Therapeutics after it was revealed that trial data for the drug was manipulated.The biopharmaceutical company announced that it is terminating development of the drug, ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]

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Head of the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service for Wales, Andrew Crowder stated: "As one of the 15 healthcare essentials for people with diabetes, there is ever-growing evidence that regular attendance for diabetic retinopathy screening reduces the risk of sight loss."
Of the risk factors picked out, was noted as one of the strongest factors: "Evidence reviewed in this section confirms a particularly strong and consistent association between diabetes in late-life and the subsequent onset of dementia."
The worrying figures come from a survey of CCGs and, according to Diabetes UK, suggest that "care is being provided to people with diabetes by staff who may not have an adequate level of knowledge about this complex condition"
Lead author Dr Sarah Jackson, from the department of epidemiology and public health at UCL, said: "There is no justification for discriminating against people because of their weight."

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Artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar tho... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Insulin pumps lower risk of fatal heart problem... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Wales to spend half a million pounds on diabeti... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
Diabetes a strong and consistent risk for dementia [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
NHS needs to improve diabetes education for hea... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Insulin with GLP-1 combo drug more effective ei... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Weight discrimination leads to weight gain not ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Bio artificial pancreas begins human trials to ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Prediabetes linked with 15 per cent higher risk... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
Statins could help prevent microvascular compli... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
New basal insulin peglispro achieves improved H... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Pharmaceutical company ends type 1 diabetes dru... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Sanofi releases fun, educational app for kids w... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
All riders of one Tour of Britain cycling team ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
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Novo Nordisk to focus research efforts on diabetes [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
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Tool predicts risk of complications in type 1 d... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
Diabetes could be halted if food industry is re... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
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Takeda fails to overturn USD9 billion award for... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
NICE calls for more evidence on type 2 diabetes... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
US company crowdfunding to develop basal insuli... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Type 2 diabetes drug Empagliflozin launched in US [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
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