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The sight of Mick Jagger jumping around on the Glastonbury stage just a few days short of his 70th birthday was a clear demonstration of the changing demography in the UK.
“People with diabetes 48% more likely to suffer heart attack, researchers find”, says The Guardian. Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reports that people with diabetes are “65% more likely to have heart failure than the rest of the population”.
Reflections on reducing insulin to lose weightSubscription
Some women with type 1 diabetes deliberately omit or reduce insulin dosages to lose weight. This diabulimia may lead to serious heart and neuropathic complications.
“Diabetes could ‘bankrupt’ the NHS in 20 years,” the Daily Mail has reported.
Diabetes specialist nurses help to reduce the risk of complications that are both devastating for the person involved and very expensive to treat, says Barbara Young
Diabetes complications at new highSubscription
Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have reached record levels, according to a new analysis.
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Article: How to manage hypoglycaemiaAuthor: Jill Hill is a diabetes nurse consultant, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust. Key pointsHypoglycaemia is common and can occur in people with either type 1 or type 2
Obstructive sleep apnoea: its link with diabetesSubscription
Health professionals need to make the connection between obstructive sleep apnoea and diabetes to ensure that patients receive the right care
Preventing cardiac death in diabetesSubscription
A study looked at how nurses record measures to reduce risks linked to diabetes and prevent premature death