Trained alert dogs can help those living with type 1 diabetes to regulate their insulin, according to new research from a UK university and a charity.
Two medicines for treating diabetes, along with one for advanced breast cancer, have been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.
Clinicians need to do more to help people with type 2 diabetes stick to exercise regimes that can help them control blood glucose and improve heart health, according to a group of European experts.
A specialist nurse has held a Christmas spectacular to help young patients with epilepsy “make friends and realise they aren’t on their own”.
A leading charity has called on NHS leaders to commit further funding to diabetes care, including specialist nurses, following a “rise” in amputations linked to the condition.
NHS England has set out plans to curb the prescribing of items such as silk garments, bath oils, blood glucose testing strips, and needles for pre-filled and reusable insulin pens.
Nurses who work intermittent night shifts and lead an unhealthy lifestyle face an especially high risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Inflammatory skin disorders, such as psoriasis, may directly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study presented this week at a UK endocrinology conference.
More regular checks of vitamin B12 levels in patients with type 2 diabetes could help prevent irreversible and debilitating nerve damage, according to a new study by a Nottingham GP practice.
Thousands more people with type 1 diabetes in England will be offered life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS as part of plans to revolutionise health care with clever technologies, it is revealed today.
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
A vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check, according to a review of research evidence that found munching fruit, veg and nuts was good for both mental and physical health.
Two diabetes nurses from North Kent are part of a team who have received a national award for their work in setting up an online forum supporting colleagues across the country.
Diabetes nurses are going above and beyond their call of duty to provide psychological support to struggling patients who are unable to access timely treatment elsewhere, according to a leading nurse in the field.
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence has launched a raft of new performance indicators for primary care providers, aimed at improving care for people with diabetes.
Diabetes patients are more likely to die from suicide, accidents and alcohol-related causes, according to a new study, which suggests this could be linked to poor mental health.
A weight-loss drug may help bring down blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of diabetes in obese and overweight patients, according to new US research.
People with diabetes are at greater risk of developing and dying from cancer, according to new research.
Many people with diabetes may be unwittingly storing their insulin incorrectly due to fluctuating temperatures inside their kitchen fridge, new research has found.
People with diabetes from deprived backgrounds in England are twice as likely to end up in hospital with a heart attack or stroke than those who are better off, according to new research.