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Diabetes UK

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The long wait for a diabetes diagnosis

On average patients live with type 2 diabetes for more than two years before being diagnosed, according to new research.

Diabetes type 2 patients can benefit from low carb diet

The report found beneficial effects from following a lower carbohydrate diet, such as an improvement in blood sugar management.

Diabetes diagnoses double in 15 years

Cases of diabetes diagnoses have doubled in the last 15 years, according to charity Diabetes UK. 

People from deprived areas most likely to suffer diabetes complications

People living in socially deprived areas of Scotland are more likely to experience life-threatening complications of type 1 diabetes, according to a new study.

Look after your feet during pandemic says Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK has urged people with diabetes during the pandemic to look after their feet and seek urgent help if they notice anything unusual.

Third of Covid-19 deaths linked to diabetes

Almost a third of all hospital deaths from coronavirus in England have been in people with diabetes, warns NHS England today in a new study.

Sharp increase in diabetes-related lower limb amputations

Diabetes leads to more than 176 leg, toe or foot amputations every week in England, according to Diabetes UK.

 

Pharmacists among new group of diabetes clinical champions

Birmingham pharmacist Satyan Kotecha is among the latest ‘clinical champions’ selected by Diabetes UK.

Pharmacists’ role in diabetes care highlighted

A new report highlights community pharmacy’s role in preventing and treating diabetes

Diabetes-related amputations rise by a fifth

The number of lower limb amputations caused by diabetes in England has risen by a fifth since the start of the decade



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