Publication: Diabetes.co.uk

First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Shift work linked with 37 per cent increased risk of diabetes in men

A review of a number of observational studies show shift work to be linked with an increase in rates of diabetes.Researchers from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China performed a meta-analysis of 12 different observational studies. ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

More herbs found to have anti diabetic benefits

New research suggests that commonly used herbs like rosemary and oregano have the potential to treat . A number of recent studies have shown certain herbal extracts such as cinnamon, bitter melon and ginger to have various blood sugar-controlling properties, ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Oregano, DPP-4, Marjoram
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Diabetes drug Actos associated with lower rates of Alzheimers disease

A study of over 100,000 people from German healthcare records show the drug, pioglitazone, to be linked with lower rates of Alzheimer's disease.Actos is in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones, or TZDs for short. These drugs work by increasing the ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

People with more brown fat better able to control blood sugar

Researchers have known that brown fat has an influence on metabolism but a recent study has shown that in addition to burning calories, brown fat can also help with . Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) reviewed the effects ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Community pharmacies key to tackling type 2 diabetes

A new report has highlighted the important role community pharmacies in the UK can have in helping to identify people at risk of developing . Published online in the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, the report states that community pharmacies ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

High salt diet doubles heart disease risk in diabetes patients

People with who consume lots of salt in their diet may be putting themselves at a significantly higher risk for developing heart disease, according to a new study.The research warns that diets high in sodium can double the risk of heart attack or stroke ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Diabetic beauty queen inspires thousands to show off insulin pumps

A diabetic beauty queen in America has become an inspiration for people after facing her fear of proudly showing off her insulin pump at a beauty pageant.Thousands of people with worldwide have been posting pictures of themselves wearing their insulin ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gout treatment to be tested to prevent diabetic kidney disease

A common treatment for gout, the medication allopurinol, is to be tested in patients with to see if it can prevent or delay the onset of . Researchers from the University of Minnesota are recruiting 480 patients with that are at increased risk of developing ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sheffield foot clinic reports huge drop in diabetic amputation rates

Rates of diabetes-related amputations in Sheffield have significantly reduced, thanks largely to the introduction of a pioneering foot care programme.In 2007, the number of amputations carried out on diabetes patients in Sheffield were among the highest ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New islet cell replacement therapy applies for human trials

A new islet cell replacement therapy, with advantages over , has had an application to start human trials submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The new technology is called 'beta cell encapsulation therapy' and serves to replace the insulin ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hormonal contraception may up risk for gestational diabetes

Women who use hormonal birth control before they get pregnant may be more likely to develop diabetes during pregnancy, according to a new, first-in-kind study.The research, published online July 17 in the Preventing Chronic Disease journal, suggests that ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

NICE publishes guidance to widen statins treatment

Despite failing to win the backing by the British Medical Association, NICE has stuck to its decision to widen the number of patients eligible for statin treatment.The decision by NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) will see anyone ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]

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Peter Bainbridge, director of pharmacy for Boots UK, said data pooled from over 3,500 of these assessments showed the risk tests "play an important role in supporting early detection, so patients can take steps to prevent or take control of the condition sooner."
"The studys findings provide clear scientific evidence supporting low-sodium diets to reduce the rate of heart disease among people with diabetes" said study author Dr Chika Horikawa, a registered dietician from the University of Niigata Prefecture in Niigata, Japan
"We are delighted that, despite a dramatic increase in the number of people developing diabetes and in Sheffield in recent years, the changes we have made have led to this astonishing drop in the number of amputations in such a short period" said Dr Rajiv Gandhi, a diabetes consultant at the hospitals diabetes centre
Jeffrey Brewer, President and CEO of the JDRF in the United States responded to the application, saying: "We are excited to continue our collaboration with ViaCyte and believe beta cell encapsulation therapy may one day virtually eliminate the daily management burden for those living with ."

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Shift work linked with 37 per cent increased ri... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
More herbs found to have anti diabetic benefits [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Community pharmacies key to tackling type 2 dia... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
People with more brown fat better able to contr... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
High salt diet doubles heart disease risk in di... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Diabetes drug Actos associated with lower rates... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Sheffield foot clinic reports huge drop in diab... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Gout treatment to be tested to prevent diabetic... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
New islet cell replacement therapy applies for ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Diabetic beauty queen inspires thousands to sho... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Researchers recommend carb restriction as prima... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Hormonal contraception may up risk for gestatio... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
NICE publishes guidance to widen statins treatment [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Millions of Brits in denial about diabetes [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
New potential diabetes drug increases insulin s... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 17 2014]
Prediabetes is a label that is unhelpful and un... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
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Weight loss surgery could be offered to more ob... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
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Bristol consultant attempts to swim English Cha... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 10 2014]
Ethnic specific obesity cut offs for diabetes r... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 10 2014]
Lilly takes experimental diabetes drug to China [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
Annual obesity and diabetes drug bill for NHS S... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
Study finds whey protein eases blood glucose ma... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
Hydrolysed milk for infants fails to reduce typ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
Large swings in blood sugar could harm the hear... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Jul 07 2014]
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