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  • COVID-19 linked to increase in type 1 diabetes in children

    COVID-19 linked to increase in type 1 diabetes in children0

    A new study suggests there could be a link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 diabetes in children.  Thirty children in hospitals across north-west London presented with new-onset type 1 diabetes during the peak of the pandemic, approximately double the number of cases typically seen in this period in previous years, with clusters of

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  • Links between diabetes blood markers and Alzheimer’s

    Links between diabetes blood markers and Alzheimer’s0

    A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease provides insight into the association of blood markers of diabetes with brain beta-amyloid accumulation among older people at risk of dementia. The results suggest a link between Alzheimer’s pathology, lower levels of insulin and lower insulin resistance. The deposition of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain

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  • Coronavirus could trigger diabetes in previously healthy people

    Coronavirus could trigger diabetes in previously healthy people0

    Recent studies from England and other countries have suggested that adults with both types 1 and 2 diabetes have an increased risk of death if they catch COVID-19, especially if they have poor glucose control. The weight of evidence is building up to support this theory. And when the dust settles, a more critical analysis

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  • how diabetes, asthma and other underlying illnesses affect how you cope

    how diabetes, asthma and other underlying illnesses affect how you cope0

    Kirby says if you’re a sufferer, it’s essential to take your preventer, daily as prescribed. “This helps cut the risk of an asthma attack being triggered by any virus, including coronavirus,” she says. “Keeping a reliever inhaler to hand is vital, so you can use it if you get asthma symptoms. “If your asthma symptoms get worse, and you haven’t travelled to an at-risk area or

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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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