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Diabetes blood pressure control warning

Half of people with diabetes are failing to keep control of their blood pressure, risking "damaging" complications, figures suggest.

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Source: BBC


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Call for funds to prevent diabetes

A hotline should be established to provide advice to people concerned about their risk of diabetes in a bid to stem the rising epidemic, a patients' group says.

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Source: The Age

 


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Population ageing and health

Health implications of population ageing are misrepresented in the media, in policy debates, and sometimes in academic research.

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Source: The Lancet


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Diabetes continuing to spike in China

The more common type of diabetes in China grew by 30 percent in just seven years, according to a new survey of thousands of Shanghai residents.

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Source: Reuters


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Surgery can put Type 2 diabetes into remission

Nearly 26 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, and now researchers say they may have a way to reverse the disease for many of them. Their studies give clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal


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Diabetes amputation rate growing: podiatrists

Australian podiatrists are calling for urgent action from the Federal Government to help reduce the number of diabetes-related amputations.

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Source: ABC News


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China diabetics raise stakes for healthcare reform

In 30 years, the Chinese people have gone from having barely enough to eat to worrying about spreading waistlines, leaving the healthcare system struggling to keep up with an exponential rise in "nobleman diseases" like diabetes.

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Source: Reuters


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Diabetes complications 'at record high'

Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have surged in England, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK.

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Source: BBC


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Experts find link between TB and diabetes

People with diabetes are at higher risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) than those without diabetes, experts said.

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Source: The Times of India


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Taking control of Type 1 diabetes: Part One

The Baker IDI report found only around half of Australians with diabetes are reaching the target long-term blood sugar level control.

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Source: ABC


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