Diabetes

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

UK’s largest supplier of insulin has warned that new shipping routes will be needed as an alternative to Dover, if the Government wants medicine stockpiles to be maintained in the case of no-deal Brexit.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Lack of self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

People's lack of 'self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

Lack of 'self-control’ contributes to type-2 diabetes amputations, says doctor

Dr Laurence Gerlis has said that people having no “self-control” and the availability of food contribute to type-2 diabetes, after latest figures show 169 amputations are happening every week due to diabetes.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

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Diabetes prescriptions costing NHS over £1bn a year

Diabetes prescriptions costing NHS over £1bn a year

Prescriptions for diabetics are now costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, new figures show.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Diabetic woman awarded £2,000 after having Lucozade confiscated at gig

Diabetic woman awarded £2,000 after having Lucozade confiscated at gig

Kayla Hanna, 20, had been walking into a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Belfast in August 2016 when the incident happened.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Diane Abbott says type 2 diabetes was the reason she took break from election campaigning

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott has said she hadn't eaten enough food when publicly appearing in the election campaign and that had affected her blood sugar levels