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  • Alarm as childhood Type 2 diabetes rockets 50 per cent in five years

    Alarm as childhood Type 2 diabetes rockets 50 per cent in five years0

    The number of children and young people being treated for Type 2 diabetes has soared by nearly 50 per cent in just five years, new figures reveal. The condition is closely linked to poor lifestyle, and experts today said the new data  sheds light on the UK’s “shocking” rise in childhood obesity. Obtained by the

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  • Diabetes – The Facts – The Hippocratic Post

    Diabetes – The Facts – The Hippocratic Post0

    Diabetes – the facts   One in 15 people in the UK have diabetes. This includes one million people who have Type 2 but haven’t yet been diagnosed. In the UK, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes.  Worldwide  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are around 422 million people are living with diabetes worldwide.

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  • Diabetes drug ‘may reverse heart failure’0

    The recently developed antidiabetic drug empagliflozin can treat and reverse the progression of heart failure in non-diabetic animal models, according to new research published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology. Their study also shows that this drug can make the heart produce more energy and function more efficiently. ‘This drug could be a promising

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  • Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo

    Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo0

    Emma Hammett A qualified nurse, author and first aid trainer with over 30 years’ healthcare and teaching experience The facts One in 15 people in the UK have diabetes. This includes one million people who have Type 2 but haven’t yet been diagnosed. In the UK, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes. Worldwide

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  • Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk

    Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk0

    With over 20% of the population in industrial countries engaging shift work – in sectors such as healthcare and transportation – we urgently need to understand its health burden .Many studies have shown that shift work is associated with heart and metabolic diseases, but new research in Experimental Physiology has clarified how shift work can

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  • Diabetes drug ‘may reverse heart failure’

    Diabetes drug ‘may reverse heart failure’0

    The recently developed antidiabetic drug empagliflozin can treat and reverse the progression of heart failure in non-diabetic animal models, according to new research published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology. Their study also shows that this drug can make the heart produce more energy and function more efficiently. ‘This drug could be a promising

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