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Diabetes

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Obesity blamed for rise in type 2 diabetes in children

The number of children and young people being treated for type 2 diabetes, has risen by around 40%.

How to take control of type 2 diabetes

Book reviews of ‘Reverse Your Diabetes’ and ‘Reverse Your Diabetes Diet’

Stress and diabetes link discovered

Brian Collett rounds up the latest health news from around the world

3.8m adults in England now have diabetes

Around 9 per cent of adults in England have diabetes

Feet first

Victoria Goldman explans why foot and leg care is an important category for pharmacy

Dates for your pharmacy calendar

Dates to remember from NPA essential, May issue

Diabetes UK wants pharmacists to become 'Clinical Champions'

Diabetes UK wants pharmacists to make a difference to services for patients with diabetes in their area

Pharmacy could deliver Health Checks more efficiently, says study

NHS Health Checks helped prevent at least 2,500 heart attacks and strokes in five years

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