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People from deprived areas most likely to suffer diabetes complications

People living in socially deprived areas of Scotland are more likely to experience life-threatening complications of type 1 diabetes, according to a new study.

Repaglinide out of stock until early May

Repaglinide 1mg and 2mg tablets will be out of stock until early May.

Teenage diet concerns

Are teenagers’ diets sufficiently balanced to ensure they grow into healthy adults? Evidence suggests they’re not.

300k people use diabetes risk checker tool

Some 291,325 people used the Diabetes UK ‘Know Your Risk’ tool to check their risk of type 2 diabetes online since the end of July.

MHRA approves trial for diabetes patients with coronavirus

The MHRA has approved an advanced clinical trial exploring whether diabetes sufferers with Covid-19 could benefit from taking the glucose kinase activator AZD1656. 

Step by step

Summer is here so, it’s the ideal time for pharmacy teams to remind customers to take steps to look after their feet.

Insulin use in diabetes

This module aims to provide an overview about the safe and effective use of insulin.

New app coming to help those with type 2 diabetes

NHS England appoints a Newcastle-based tech company Changing Health to deliver diabetes support programme

Hospitalised Covid patients with diabetes at risk

Study looking at impact of Covid-19 on hospitalised patients with diabetes finds one in ten die within seven days of admission

Look after your feet during pandemic says Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK has urged people with diabetes during the pandemic to look after their feet and seek urgent help if they notice anything unusual.

Dealing with diabetes

People with diabetes are at increased risk of the complications of Covid-19 so what do you need to know?

Third of Covid-19 deaths linked to diabetes

Almost a third of all hospital deaths from coronavirus in England have been in people with diabetes, warns NHS England today in a new study.

Body Talk: the endocrine system

Part five of Body Talk considers the workings of the endocrine system.

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.  

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.

Let’s get digital, digital

With over half of Brits using health apps and wearables on a daily basis, the PAGB is calling for more digital solutions.

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