Latest DESMOND Stories

Ongoing and Sustained Clinical Support Required By People With Type 2 Diabetes
2012-06-13 16:36:08

Study analyses impact of one-off advice session and ongoing support for patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

2012-04-27 21:39:40

Research: Effectiveness of a diabetes education and self management program (DESMOND) for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: Three year follow-up of a cluster randomized controlled trial in primary care.

2012-01-27 21:30:00

The recent announcement by Paula Deen, one of the South's favorite kitchen divas, that she has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes has turned up the heat on this important national health

2010-08-11 14:17:00

A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of having diabetes.

2008-09-08 21:00:07

By Tom Smithard The charity Diabetes UK says that NHS services in the region are failing to diagnose people with Type 2 diabetes, leaving thousands at risk of heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and amputation.Figures show a huge disparity between different Primary Care Trusts in Yorkshire on how many people are diagnosed with the disease.While 93 per cent of people are diagnosed in Doncaster, just 72 per cent are in North Yorkshire and York.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.