Diabetes Mellitus

This community is for people with an interest in diabetes mellitus.

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insulin

Could a wafer spell the end for daily insulin jabs?

New technology could revolutionise the way diabetes patients administer insulin.

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Fizzy drinks tax

Experts say sugary drinks are to blame for type 2 diabetes

New research suggests drinking sugary drinks could be causing almost 8,000 cases of type 2 diabetes a year.

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Statins

Statins could halve risk of dying from cancer, major studies reveal

Statins, the common drugs taken by millions to prevent heart attacks, may help cut cancer deaths, two American studies have found.

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Overweight

Overweight diabetics 'live longer' than slimmer diabetics

"Overweight diabetics are 13 per cent less likely to die prematurely than those of a normal weight or those who are obese," the Mail Online reports.

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water

Replacing sugary drinks with water may reduce diabetes risk

"Swapping orange squash for a cup of tea cuts diabetes risk," The Daily Telegraph reports.

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Couch potato

Sedentary lifestyle, not watching TV, may up diabetes risk

"Experts claim being a couch potato can increase the risk of developing diabetes," the Daily Express reports.

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Antibiotics

Frequent antibiotic use linked to higher type 2 diabetes risk

"Repeated antibiotic use linked to diabetes," BBC News reports. A major new study found that people who took five or more courses a year had a higher than normal risk of developing type 2 diabetes…

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Lack of sleep

Lack of sleep linked to obesity and diabetes

If you find yourself making up for lost sleep at weekend, you may be putting yourself at risk of obesity and diabetes, new research suggests.

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Vaccine

Type 1 diabetes vaccine possible “within a decade”

Today saw the launch of a £4.4 million research project that will help make this hope a reality.

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