Publication: Diabetes.co.uk

First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rate of diabetes complications drops greatly in the US

Data from the USA shows that rates of serious diabetes complications have fallen significantly since 1990.The researchers gathered data from health databases and large scale national health surveys and compared the differences in the number of major diabetes ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Diabetic neuropathy more harmful to the brain than expected

Nerve damage caused by diabetes may be more harmful to the brain than previously thought, according to new research which could pave the way for better assessment, monitoring and treatment of diabetic neuropathy.Until now it was widely believed that the ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

High intake of animal protein may raise diabetes risk

A new study suggests that the risk of developing may be higher for people who eat a lot of protein, especially protein from animal sources.The finding comes from a new report by researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The team analysed ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for everyone entering older age to be checked for diabetes

Diabetes screening for all elderly people should be a priority for local health authorities in England to prevent the development of other health conditions closely associated with the condition.That's according to Professor Alan Sinclair, director of ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
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First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

GSK diabetes drug albiglutide gets FDA approval

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has been given the go ahead to launch its once-weekly diabetes treatment albiglutide in America.The medication, which only recently gained European approval, has received a green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Half of people are missing out on NHS Health Check for over 40s

A report into the initial success of the scheme has revealed that only around half as many people are getting the Health Check as was expected to be the case. The , which has been unofficially dubbed the health MOT, is a national scheme that is available ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Atrasentan could be additional drug treatment for diabetic kidney disease

A Dutch study shows the drug atrasentan offers benefits as an add-on treatment for diabetic nephropathy in addition to blood pressure medications such as ACE inhibitors and AIIRAs.Researchers from the University Medical Centre Groningen reviewed patients ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Couple train pet canine to become hypo aware

A man with diabetes has revealed how he and his wife trained their pet dog to detect changes in his to help prevent episodes of hypoglycemia.Robert McVey from Iowa, USA, was diagnosed with in 2012. At the time, his doctor suggested using a specially trained ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Glucosamine linked with protection from diabetes by mimicking low carb diet

New research from Germany indicates that glucosamine, which is widely taken for osteoarthritis, has potential to improve glucose metabolism and extend lifespan.In the study, the researchers monitored elderly mice of 100 weeks old, equivalent to 65 year ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial pancreas team wins inventor of the year award

The makers of a unique artificial pancreas have been awarded the title of British Inventor of the Year award at the Gadget Show Live.The artificial pancreas works in a unique way as it uses a polymeric gel which responds directly to changes in glucose ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

National Diabetes Audit poses questions over cholesterol targets

Figures from the show that mortality rates are higher at the target guideline levels advised for people with diabetes by the NHS than at neighbouring higher cholesterol levels.The data has particular implications for older people. Previous research, such ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

US Government pledges USD150 million towards type 1 diabetes research

Research into has received an important boost as the United States Government has pledged to invest $150 million dollars for research into the condition.The US Senate has agreed to extend an important research programme for , the Special Diabetes Program ... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]

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"For decades diabetic neuropathy was considered a disease that affects the peripheral nerves only, but this study has shown the impact of the disease also extends to involve the brain, opening a whole new area for further research aimed at effective treatments for this disabling disease" said principal investigator Prof Solomon Tesfaye, of Sheffield's Royal Hallamshire Hospital
"The findings of this report are disappointing and again demonstrate why older people are getting a raw deal" Professor Sinclair said
...Diabetes UKs Chief Executive, Barbara Young, said: "The is one of the best new health initiatives this country has seen in recent years and, if rolled out properly, it has the potential to prevent thousands of cases of and identify many people with undiagnosed Type 2."
"This early alert to shifts in blood sugar is a huge relief to diabetics and struggling to identify such changes before they result in uncomfortable symptoms" the McVeys said

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Diabetic neuropathy more harmful to the brain t... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Rate of diabetes complications drops greatly in... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
GSK diabetes drug albiglutide gets FDA approval [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Calls for everyone entering older age to be che... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
High intake of animal protein may raise diabete... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Half of people are missing out on NHS Health Ch... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Couple train pet canine to become hypo aware [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Atrasentan could be additional drug treatment f... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Artificial pancreas team wins inventor of the y... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Glucosamine linked with protection from diabete... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
National Diabetes Audit poses questions over ch... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
US Government pledges USD150 million towards ty... [Publicerad Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
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