Publication: Diabetes.co.uk

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Report warns of diabetes and tuberculosis co-epidemic

Health care experts have released a report warning of a looming co-epidemic of diabetes and tuberculosis.Released by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) and the World Diabetes Foundation, the report says diabetes and ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Diabetes out of control in England

Just one in three diabetes patients correctly manage their blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels, according to data from Public Health England (PHE), leading to a significant increase in avoidable complications.In fact, targets are not being ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
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Islet cell encapsulation system implanted into person with type 1 diabetes

The first successful islet cell encapsulation therapy has been implanted into a person with type 1 diabetes.ViaCyte, the partner company of JDRF, a leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes, is currently developing their VC-01 device, which ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ketogenesis prevents fatty liver disease in mice, study suggests

A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggests that ketogenesis may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).NAFLD is a generic term used to described conditions that cause fat to build up within the liver, thereby ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Spinal cord stimulation could ease diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a nerve disorder, could have their pain eased thanks to spinal cord stimulation. What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy? Diabetic peripheral neuropathy affects different nerves in the nervous system and can ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

New drug may heal diabetic foot ulcers

A new drug discovered at Stanford University School of Medicine may help to prevent foot amputations.The study, presented this week at the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, suggests that the drug, which is delivered through a skin ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Type 2 diabetes linked to inflammation in people on HIV medication

The development of type 2 diabetes has been linked to systemic inflammation among HIV-positive people taking antiretrovirals (ARVs). Type 2 diabetes study ARVs are designed to suppress the HIV virus, but findings from the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Metformin studied as optimum initial diabetes treatment

Patients with diabetes who begin lowering their glucose levels with metformin are less likely to require subsequent treatment intensification.However, research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine shows that 40 ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors trial new type 2 diabetes screening test

Trials of a new two-part test to diagnose diabetes are to be carried out at Southampton General Hospital. The test, which would cost "pennies", has the potential to change the way the condition is treated.Currently, the only test to predict the risk of ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Obesity in offspring linked to gestational diabetes

A study finds that women, who were overweight before pregnancy, and developed gestational diabetes, were more likely to have children who became obese. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy, when a woman's body cannot ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Diabetes related kidney failure set to double over next decade

Twice as many people will suffer from diabetes-related kidney failure over the next decade, according to the charity Diabetes UK.Kidney-failure currently costs the NHS £940m every year, with more than 18,000 people requiring dialysis to rectify problems ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Resveratrol improves bone formation of men with metabolic syndrome, study suggests

Drinking red wine can improve the bone formation of men with metabolic syndrome, a new study suggests.This is because red wine, along with nuts and grapes, contains a natural compound called resveratrol. It is this compound that improves the spinal bone ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]

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"What diabetes does, through mechanisms we don't quite understand, is reduce the body's immunity" Harries said
"Treating the first patient with our stem cell-derived islet replacement product candidate is an exciting next step in our quest to transform the way patients with type 1 diabetes are impacted by the condition" said Dr. Paul Laikind, President and CEO of ViaCyte
Barbara Young, Chief Executive of Diabetes UK, said: "It is deeply worrying that there is a postcode lottery in diabetes healthcare and also huge variation in the proportion of people who have their diabetes under control."
Dr. Gurtner concluded that "once we prove that it works, I could see this drug one day becoming the first line of treatment for diabetic ulcers and preventative foot care."

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Report warns of diabetes and tuberculosis co-ep... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Islet cell encapsulation system implanted into ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Diabetes out of control in England [Published Diabetes.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
New drug may heal diabetic foot ulcers [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
Ketogenesis prevents fatty liver disease in mic... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
Spinal cord stimulation could ease diabetic per... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
Metformin studied as optimum initial diabetes t... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
Doctors trial new type 2 diabetes screening test [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
Type 2 diabetes linked to inflammation in peopl... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
Obesity in offspring linked to gestational diab... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Resveratrol improves bone formation of men with... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Diabetes related kidney failure set to double o... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Sunlight exposure could fight type 2 diabetes [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Exercise studies advised to analyse onset of ty... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
New molecule directly addresses the cause of ty... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Dexcom SHARE measures glucose levels remotely [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
Binge drinking in young men increases risk of h... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
Chemical in receipts linked to diabetes develop... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
Genetics research offers new approach to treati... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Frequent consumption of sugary drinks causes pr... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Higher levels of stress linked to type 2 diabetes [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Young adults in the US feel uneasy managing the... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
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Enterovirus infections in children increase ris... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
Method discovered to prevent type 2 diabetes de... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
EU driving regulations may be affecting type 1 ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Low testosterone in diabetic men increases risk... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
USD20 million raised for type 1 diabetes vaccin... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
Ingestion of arsenic linked to development of t... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
New research indicates benefits of polyunsatura... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
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