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Inhalers and insulin dominate new export ban products

Asthma medications and insulin products make up the vast majority of the medicines newly added to the DHSC’s parallel export ban list.

Sharp increase in diabetes-related lower limb amputations

Diabetes leads to more than 176 leg, toe or foot amputations every week in England, according to Diabetes UK.  

Has obesity been normalised?

In an overweight society, obesity is normalised and sometimes even goes unrecognised. Community pharmacy teams are in a good place to help by engaging customers in a non-judgemental manner and if necessary signposting to further help.

Lloyds to charge £25 for new health check service

LloydsPharmacy has launched a new private health check service that includes a blood pressure and BMI check.

Cochrane: Community pharmacy health promotion benefits patients

Health promotion in pharmacies “probably” improves patient health outcomes while being cost-effective, says Cochrane.

Pharmacists help CCG save £44k on insulin needles

Pharmacists assessing needle use in diabetics helped Isle of Wight CCG make an annual saving of £44,000.

CCGs not linking mental and physical health services

Some 23 per cent of CCGs do not have integrated mental and physical health services in their area, according to Diabetes UK’s FOI request.

Diabetics encouraged to talk about hypoglycaemia risk

Many people who have a diabetic relative have told them to speak to a healthcare professional about their hypoglycaemia risk.

Diabetes Prevention Programme goes digital

Up to a fifth of places on the flagship NHS England programme are to be delivered digitally.

Step by step

People often take their feet for granted but being known as the place to go for help when things go wrong is a great way to increase footfall in your pharmacy...

Pharmacists among new group of diabetes clinical champions

Birmingham pharmacist Satyan Kotecha is among the latest ‘clinical champions’ selected by Diabetes UK.

Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

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

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