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Diabetes Awareness Month: Going low carb improved my retinopathy symptoms

To celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month we’re showcasing some of the remarkable success stories of the diabetes community. On Thursday we shared the amazing story of Rachel Griffin, a retired nurse who adopted a low carb approach and lost nearly six … Continue reading

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Metformin could be used to help treat Alzheimer’s disease

The type 2 diabetes drug metformin could be used to help treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to research. US researchers say they have found evidence to suggest that metformin has a protective effect on the parts of the brain that are … Continue reading

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Diabetes.co.uk co-founder appears on BBC Business Live

One in four people who join Diabetes Digital Media’s Low Carb Program put their type 2 diabetes into remission, the company’s co-founder has told the BBC. Arjun Panesar, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Diabetes Digital Media and co-founder … Continue reading

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One in eight Britons are now vegetarian or vegan, survey reveals

One in eight Britons are now choosing to be either vegetarian or vegan, according to a new report. The figures have been released as part of an annual food and drink survey compiled by Waitrose, which looks at shopping trends … Continue reading

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Retired nurses loses six stone on low carb

Each year Diabetes Awareness Month strives to bring worldwide attention to diabetes, and to commemorate this year’s campaign we’ll be showcasing some of the incredible success stories from the diabetes community. Users of our award-winning Low Carb Program and Diabetes … Continue reading

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Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Start Setting Realistic Goals

Whenever you aim to take on a challenge for a result, you are setting a goal. Goals may be ambitious or straightforward: veer off too much in one direction, and you risk wasting your time. Too simple, and you may … Continue reading

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JDRF joins forces for Connect Immune Research project to tackle autoimmune conditions

A collection of charities representing people with autoimmune conditions have joined forces to launch a research project to understand the conditions, of which type 1 diabetes is one. The UK has a high number of people diagnosed with autoimmune conditions, … Continue reading

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Rugby player with type 1 diabetes in FreeStyle Libre mission

Worcester Warriors player Chris Pennell, who has type 1 diabetes, is calling on NHS bosses in his county to end the FreeStyle Libre postcode lottery. The fullback self-funds the flash glucose monitoring system and says it has transformed his life. … Continue reading

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NHS audit reveals importance of preventing diabetes-related complications

The importance of reducing the risk of diabetes-related complications has been emphasised after new data was revealed by the NHS. The NHS National Diabetes Audit is one of the largest annual clinical audits worldwide, integrating patient information from primary and … Continue reading

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In This Issue of Diabetes

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