Diabetes

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Lloyds reaches diabetes milestone

LloydsPharmacy has now tested over 10,000 patients since the NHS launched its Healthier You: Diabetes Prevention Programme in 2016.

Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million smokers in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard

Diabetes campaign focuses on ketones

A new campaign is hoping to raise awareness of the risks and warning signs of ketoacidosis in people with diabetes

Pharmacy detects patients at risk of diabetes complications

A pharmacy pilot study has found abnormally high blood glucose levels in one in three people at high risk of diabetes complications

Diabetic ketoacidosis and mortality

Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis is associated with a substantially elevated risk of death

Medical Device Alert: Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump

A risk of over- or under-infusion of insulin has been identified with Accu-Chek Insight Insulin pump system

Flu jab cuts CV risk and death in type 2 diabetes

Flu vaccination seems to cut mortality by almost a quarter and reduce CV admissions in people with type 2 diabetes

Medical Device Alert: Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump

Roche Diabetes Care is recalling Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump system with NovoRapid PumpCart cartridges

Diabetes drugs cost approaches £1bn per year

The annual primary care prescribing cost of medicines for diabetes has reached £956.7 million

Update: Statins may increase diabetes risk

Statins may increase the risk of developing diabetes, cautions a study in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

UKCPA viewpoint: Diabetes and the elderly

All pharmacists can help reduce the risk of hypoglycaemia and its related consequences in the elderly

Better education needed for diabetes sufferers

Poor education for people with diabetes is fuelling serious health complications, according to a new Diabetes UK report

Screen savers: health screening examined

Pharmacy teams have multiple opportunities to become more involved in screening and diabetes care

World's first HbA1c home testing system launches

A new home testing device is set to revolutionise diabetes self-management in the UK

Young people miss out on diabetes health checks

75 per cent of young people with diabetes in England and Wales are not getting all seven essential health checks

Type 1 diabetes linked to epilepsy

Children with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of developing epilepsy, according to new research

Diabetes care still variable but more BP targets are being hit

Marked variations in diabetes care still persist, according to the latest National Diabetes Audit

NHS rolls out diabetes prevention programme

NHS England, PHE and Diabetes UK announce national rollout of the NHS diabetes prevention programme.

Diabetes found to affect breast feeding

New mothers with low milk supply are significantly more likely to have had diabetes during pregnancy

Concise guide: Dealing with diabetic foot problems

NICE's updated guideline on diabetic foot problems should be supported by community pharmacy

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