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type 2 diabetes

Public health

Off-label use of diabetes drugs to drive ‘critical’ shortages until mid-2024, says MHRA

No new patients to be started on GLP-1 receptor agonists, says MHRA in 'critical' alert

19 Jul 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Boots to launch £19.99 diabetes screening pilot in seven stores

Boots calls for data sharing between NHS and pharmacies as it announces pilot service

15 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

Over 6,500 diabetes education packs supplied to 330 pharmacies

Resources will help pharmacy teams and diabetes patients improve their understanding of the disease

14 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Diabetes prescriptions on the rise in England, latest figures reveal

Data shows 60.3 million items were prescribed in 2021-22 compared with 57.9 million in 2020-21

11 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Medication safety

Metformin batch recalled due to NDMA contamination

A batch of metformin oral solution has been urgently recalled by the MRHA.

27 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Over-50s suffering with loneliness at risk of diabetes

KCL study shows a strong relationship between loneliness and the later onset of type 2 diabetes

14 Sep 2020 , 1 Min Article