Latest Diabetes UK Stories

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.

2008-09-03 15:00:09

By VICTORIA O'HARA A LEADING diabetes charity has backed a bereaved family's call for the Department of Health to increase awareness of a potentially fatal condition linked to the disease.

2008-08-14 15:00:18

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Diabetes Care announced a new chapter in its partnership with Dr. Stephen R.

2008-08-13 15:00:13

By LIZA WILLIAMS ONE in nine deaths in Merseyside and Cheshire can be attributed to diabetes, according to research from a leading charity. The new figures, compiled by Diabetes UK, shows over 11% of deaths among 20 to 79-year-olds in the area in 2005 were because of the disease.

2008-06-16 18:00:07

THE NHS should fund more free health checks and obesity surgery to combat diabetes, a report has said. Experts believe that increased screening for the condition among the over-40s alone could save up to 2,500 lives a year across the UK.

2008-05-12 13:55:00

Research shows that people with diabetes who use insulin have no more car accidents than those without the condition.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).