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Study identifies different reasons for hospital admissions in people with type 2 diabetes

Common reasons for hospital admissions among people with type 2 diabetes are altering, new evidence reveals. A team of researchers have found that non-traditional diabetes complications – such as ment...

Scientists detect the target of immune attacks on liver cells

The molecule that attacks the liver when fat builds up in the organ has been detected by a team of academics. Research conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine has identified how liver damage is associated...

Latest data on weight loss surgery released

The number of people accessing weight loss treatment in England has been published by public health officials. A revised bariatric surgical procedures report outlining data from the last five years ha...

Closed-loop insulin delivery improves glycaemic control during mixed elective surgery

Fully closed-loop subcutaneous insulin delivery improves glycemic control in people undergoing elective surgery. A new study has found that fully closed-loop subcutaneous insulin delivery is more bene...

Leading diabetes conference gives ‘vital boost’ to care

A record-breaking number of healthcare professionals attended Diabetes Professional Care to learn about the latest best practice to boost frontline NHS services. Diabetes Professional Care, the UK’s l...

East Surrey Hospital awarded prestigious prize for hypo safety campaign

A Surrey diabetes team has won a distinguished national award for raising awareness of hypoglycaemia. East Surrey Hospital part of the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been presented with th...

Study finds ‘significant’ wound size reduction in ulcers treated with methylene blue photodynamic therapy

A study into the effectiveness of methylene blue (MB) mediated photodynamic therapy (PDT) as a treatment for diabetic foot ulcers has shown the method resulted in ‘significant wound size reduction’. A...

Latest diabetes technology showcased at national conference

Innovative technology that is improving the lives of people with diabetes will take centre stage at this year’s Diabetes Professional Care conference.  The conference, which is taking place at Olympia...

Landmark changes to diabetes care up for debate

Thousands of UK healthcare professionals will soon be shown how to embrace a landmark shift in the country’s guidelines on supporting people living with diabetes. More than 4.9 million people in the U...