More than a third of Scots unaware of complications from diabetes

October 10, 2017 admin 0

More than a third of people in Scotland do not know foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes, according to a survey. The research, […]

Diabetes ‘causing 160 amputations a week’

September 28, 2017 admin 0

More than a third of people remain unaware foot ulcers are a serious complication of the disease and the leading cause of lost limbs. Figures […]

Diabetics’ nerve pain caused by single protein

September 28, 2017 admin 0

The discovery by British scientists offers hope of developing drugs for the chronic condition. Around one in four diabetics develop the misery of diabetic neuropathy […]

Diabetes warning: THIS is why you should never go to bed drunk

September 11, 2017 admin 0

Regularly missing out on sleep can lead to a number of serious conditions. “In the long term, poor sleep has been linked to an increased risk […]

8 easy health tips for people with type 2 diabetes

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body can no longer control the amount of sugar in your blood. It can lead to a number of […]

Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson’s disease

August 11, 2017 admin 0

“A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could help those living with Parkinson’s disease,” The Guardian reports. A small study suggests a drug called exenatide […]

Reports that frequent drinking prevents diabetes are inaccurate

August 1, 2017 admin 0

“Drinking a moderate amount of certain drinks such as wine three to four times a week reduced diabetes risk by about 30%,” The Guardian reports. […]

The lifestyle changes that can cut type 2 diabetes risk

July 21, 2017 admin 0

Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 3.5 million people in this country and is thought to cost the UK around £20bn per year in both direct […]

Link between air pollution and diabetes grows stronger

July 17, 2017 admin 0

Far from being separate threats, scientists have found links between air pollutants and a rise in type-2 diabetes Scientists for Earth Sense, the University of Leicester and other […]

Beta-blockers may reverse genetic changes from heart disease

July 4, 2017 admin 0

Researchers have discovered that beta-blockers – a class of drug that is widely used to treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions – can […]