Having either type 1 or type 2 diabetes leads to a greater excess risk of heart failure in women than it does in men, according to UK and Australian researchers.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has today issued draft guidance for healthcare professionals to help reduce inappropriate antibiotic use in adults with leg ulcers.
A specialist nurse has been invited to a reception at Downing Street next week, which will celebrate and thank healthcare professionals involved in the care, treatment and prevention of diabetes.
Obesity during pregnancy is associated with a 3.5-times increased future risk of type 2 diabetes in the child, according to UK researchers.
Type 2 diabetes in midlife is associated with a 30% increased risk of a serious blockage of the brain arteries, often leading to stroke, and a doubling of the risk of narrowing of arteries in those over 60.
A first of its kind online service for people with type 2 diabetes is set to be piloted later this year, in a bid to help them manage the condition “independently,” NHS England has announced.
Routine clinical measurements such as age and weight may be the best way to choose the right treatment for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a new UK study.
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to UK researchers.
A landmark clinical trial has provided “renewed optimism” for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, after researchers found a drug reduced the risk of renal failure by almost a third.
New data has revealed that the number of major lower limb amputations for patients with diabetes is continuing to rise as the condition becomes more prevalent.