A new guideline from the World Health Organization (WHO) on non-sugar sweeteners (NSSs) recommends not using them to control weight or reduce …

16/02/2024

When used correctly, dietary supplements can help bring the body into a state of balance by addressing specific nutrient and vitamin deficiencies. …

15/02/2024

A commonly prescribed drug for rheumatoid arthritis could be used to slow the progress of Type 1 diabetes, new research shows.In the …

14/02/2024

The phenolic compound intake (PCI) of traditional Mexican food positively affects health conditions and supports the hypothesis that specific nutritional foods have …

12/02/2024

Several types of human insulin can be stored unopened at temperatures of 25 °C (77 °F) for up to six months and …

09/02/2024

A recent study has evaluated the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in those with Type 1 diabetes and found that its frequency increases …

08/02/2024

JDRF’s One Walks are back in June with over 1,000 walkers returning to London (Saturday 22 June), Glasgow (2 June), Cardiff (2 …

06/02/2024

For much of his life, 32-year-old Michael Smith had a war going on in his head. After a big meal, he knew …

05/02/2024

Our lead feature in this, our first issue of 2024, is about a mother inspired by her child’s T1D diagnosis to create …

01/02/2024

Recent research has shown that testosterone replacement therapy is associated with significant reductions in A1c at one- and two-years among men with …

31/01/2024

Researchers have developed a self-adjusting nanoparticle-based insulin formulation that may go some way towards improving blood glucose control. A team of Chinese …

30/01/2024

An educational physical activity programme aiming to tackle rising rates of Type 2 diabetes in the South Asian community in Leicester has …

29/01/2024

Data from a study of more than 3,000 US communities has shown that those with easy access to fast food were 77% …

26/01/2024

The Allurion Balloon, a swallowable gastric balloon, combined with daily subcutaneous injections of liraglutide has been found to lead to a significant …

25/01/2024

A new study has found health concerns about the sugar substitute sucralose so alarming that researchers have advised that people should stop …

24/01/2024

New NHS England figures show that the prevalence of primary school children living with obesity continued to fall in 2022/23, after reaching …

23/01/2024

SiBionics has announced that it has received CE mark approval in Europe for its GS1 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system. The company …

22/01/2024

A patient-facing voice-based conversational artificial intelligence (VBAI) application that provided autonomous basal insulin titration has been found to improve time to optimal …

19/01/2024

The Type 1 Diabetes Grand Challenge – a partnership between the Steve Morgan Foundation, Diabetes UK and JDRF UK – has announced …

19/01/2024

JDRF have announced that bookings are now open for its free “Managing your Well-being with Type 1 Virtual Discovery Event”, which takes …

19/01/2024

The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM) has conditionally authorized AMX0035, a new medication developed by the American …

19/01/2024

Systemic, long-term changes to the UK’s health system are required to tackle ‘unacceptable’ inequalities in diabetes care, according to a new report …

18/01/2024

A new digital resource and patient education tool to help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy has been launched to mark …

17/01/2024

Insulet has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Omnipod 5 App for iPhone, making Insulet the …

15/01/2024

A study of almost 100,000 eyes has found that semaglutide, a GLP-1 agonist recently approved for weight loss, does not worsen the …

12/01/2024

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Eli Lilly’s Zepbound – a powerful new medicine for weight loss for adults …

11/01/2024

Replacing meat and dairy with whole grains, beans, nuts and olive oil may significantly reduce cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, according …

10/01/2024

Well, what a year 2023 was! It has been a privilege to report on the changes in recommendations that have come from …

08/01/2024

Research by Dexcom has found that 79% of people struggle to keep their glucose levels in range, and that almost half (45%) …

27/12/2023

New research suggests that the diagnosis threshold for Type 2 diabetes should be lowered in women aged under 50 years, since natural …

11/12/2023

Public perception of disease is everything. “Diabetics” are now referred to as “people living with diabetes”; an “obese person” is now an …

08/12/2023

Undermyfork diabetes management app co-founders Mike Ushakov, Eugene Molodkin, and Nikita Shulaev are combining meal tracking and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data …

07/12/2023

A groundbreaking personalised health system has been launched that aims to put the over 50s in control of wellbeing as they age. …

06/12/2023

The FDA is warning people to avoid using compounded medicines as substitutes for the popular weight loss and diabetes drugs Ozempic, Rybelsus, …

05/12/2023

Micron Biomedical, who develop dissolvable, microarray-based products to simplify the delivery of drugs and vaccines, have announced that they have added $3m …

04/12/2023

Allurion, maker of a swallowable gastric balloon designed to facilitate weight loss, has partnered with Medtronic in a pilot agreement to distribute …

01/12/2023

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, can reduce the risk of developing long COVID by over 40%, according to a …

30/11/2023

A novel treatment for healing diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) could be on the horizon for people with diabetes in the US.  Diabetic …

29/11/2023

Nemaura Medical has announced interim results from its collaboration with the UK’s National Health Service on its Metabolic Health & Weight Loss …

28/11/2023

From April 2023 Medicare has increased access to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in the US to people on insulin therapies who are …

27/11/2023

Medtronic plans to integrate its new insulin dosing algorithm, which is used in the 780G pump, with EOFlow’s pump and is offering …

24/11/2023

The July-September 2023 issue of JDRF’s Type 1 Discovery magazine is now available online. In this issue, Professor Partha Kar speaks about …

22/11/2023

Depression can play a direct role in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to new research. A Diabetes UK-funded study, published …

21/11/2023

Challenging conventional wisdom, new research suggests that hitting the ‘Snooze’ button does not lead to cognitive impairment on waking and may actually …

17/11/2023

While continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) can provide real-time data and alerts to help people with diabetes make informed decisions about their health, …

16/11/2023

Neatly, in advance of this year’s World Diabetes Day – held 14 November 2023 – the UK’s National Institute for Health and …

14/11/2023

On 7 November 2023 NICE recommended the use of an “artificial pancreas” for diabetes management, meaning this life changing device is now …

14/11/2023

The Blue Balloon Challenge is back for another year in time for World Diabetes Day on 14 November. The popular motif captured …

14/11/2023

Dexcom has unveiled a portrait gallery in order to portray emotional highs and lows of living with diabetes on world diabetes day …

14/11/2023

DRWF has teamed up with Bournemouth Airport to raise awareness of diabetes for people travelling with the condition. As part of World …

14/11/2023

The study will answer critical questions about how Type 1 diabetes develops in adults. Blood tests will identify those likely to develop …

14/11/2023

In a social media post, Prof Partha Kar, who has been the most visible champion of getting diabetes technology available on the …

14/11/2023

New research suggests that terminating metformin may raise the risk for dementia in older adults with Type 2 diabetes, providing more evidence …

13/11/2023

Diabetes UK has appointed of Colette Marshall as its new Chief Executive, to replace departing CEO Chris Askew. Marshall has been Diabetes …

10/11/2023

A Leicester-based professor known as ‘Mr South Asian diabetes’ has been named as one of England’s most prominent individuals from an ethnic …

09/11/2023

A free World Diabetes Day event taking place in Sheffield on 11 November from 10am-4pm will focus on Diabetes and Well Being. …

08/11/2023

A JDRF-funded research project has turned human pancreatic ductal cells into insulin-producing cells, offering promise for restoring the ability to make insulin …

08/11/2023

New data suggests that the glucose-lowering drug class sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors appear to reduce the risk for recurrent gout flares – …

07/11/2023

A campaign has been launched urging everyone with diabetes to carry a card  featuring potentially life-saving advice. The HypoCard, which can fit …

06/11/2023

Healthcare teams from all over the UK came together at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC) to celebrate the DESMOND Awards in October …

03/11/2023

Well, no surprise, another issue packed with news and updates. This time around, there’s a slew of apps which have new permissions …

31/10/2023

A special event will take place in Birmingham on 31 October aimed at bridging black communities and health and care research. Entitled …

27/10/2023

Using social media on a daily basis for extended periods can contribute to psychological unease, research from Aalto University School of Business …

26/10/2023

A study supported by JDRF has found that hybrid closed-loop technology improves maternal glucose levels during pregnancy complicated by Type 1 diabetes, …

25/10/2023

JDRF UK are hosting an online event on Saturday 4th November from 10:00 – 13:00 GMT, which will share the most up-to-date …

18/10/2023

Respiratory tract infections and asthma are 10 times more prevalent at Type 2 diabetes diagnosis compared with individuals without this diagnosis, shows …

18/10/2023

An upcoming joint society statement on hyperglycaemic emergencies in adults with diabetes will de-emphasize glucose from the diagnostic criteria for diabetic ketoacidosis …

18/10/2023

It is estimated that around 35% of patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes have elevated distress levels, but a digital …

18/10/2023

A new study has found that the onset of Type 2 diabetes is not attributed to having obesity as defined by body …

18/10/2023

Abbott has announced new data from a real-world evidence study in Sweden showing that the use of the FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose …

18/10/2023

With the NICE appraisal of who in England and Wales should have access to hybrid closed-loop technology set to conclude by the …

18/10/2023

Many people with diabetes experience diabetes distress, anxiety, or depression. In turn, depression is linked to chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, …

18/10/2023

People taking semaglutide or liraglutide for weight management are at a higher risk of rare but potentially serious gastrointestinal issues, compared with …

18/10/2023

Diabetes research funding organisation JDRF has announced the appointment of two new Board Directors, Nadia Swann and Sarah Johnson. Johnson is currently …

17/10/2023

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has announced the imminent launch of a programme to improve and standardise diabetes care in hospitals …

16/10/2023

Glooko has launched a sleek new Glooko Mobile App in order to make it easier for users with diabetes to navigate, to …

12/10/2023

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recommended tirzepatide (Mounjaro, produced by Eli Lilly) as a new treatment option …

11/10/2023

A recent research review has concluded that Type 1 diabetes has a significant negative effect on the growth of children. The review …

10/10/2023

Adults with Type 1 diabetes may have transient increases in glucose levels in the days after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine booster, according …

09/10/2023

The NHS is expanding blood pressure checks available in local communities –including barbershops, mosques and at a dominoes club – as part …

06/10/2023

Things remain exciting in the realm of diabetes tech, and by that I also mean the realm of overall diabetes care. Tools …

05/10/2023

Diabetes UK’s free online diabetes tech conference is back for its fifth year on Saturday, 14 October 2023. Previously known as the …

04/10/2023

Eli Lilly and Co has announced that it will buy privately held Versanis for potentially up to $1.93bn to strengthen its position …

28/09/2023

A smartphone-based app designed to deliver cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to adults with Type 2 diabetes has received marketing approval as a class II medical …

27/09/2023

It’s an ongoing debate in the diabetes world: is it ideal to consume a very low carbohydrate diet, or better to go …

26/09/2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved Lantidra, the first allogeneic (donor) pancreatic islet cellular therapy made from deceased donor …

25/09/2023

The FDA has approved the Lantidra allogeneic pancreatic islet cellular therapy developed by CellTrans to treat diabetes. This is the first approval …

21/09/2023

Beta Bionics has raised private funding of $100m to support commercialization and further development of iLet Bionic Pancreas, its recently-authorized automated insulin dosing …

20/09/2023

Abbott and Bigfoot Biomedical have announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire Bigfoot, a leader in developing smart insulin management systems for …

18/09/2023

New data suggests that significant reductions in HbA1c have occurred over time among adults with Type 1 diabetes as their use of …

12/09/2023

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting medical research charities in saving and improving lives …

07/09/2023

There’s about a week to go to book your place at United Through Diabetes!  If you haven’t done it yet, grab one of …

29/08/2023

A new study in the JAMA Network Open journal has found an unusual rise in the number of children and teenagers around …

29/08/2023

Could glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists such as semaglutide — approved as Ozempic to treat type 2 diabetes and as Wegovy to …

29/08/2023

Bigfoot’s diabetes management system is designed to address problems such as missed doses, inadequate insulin intensification and dosing errors that affect people …

29/08/2023

Sernova has entered into a preclinical research collaboration on drug delivery with AstraZeneca, with the aim of evaluating the use of Sernova’s …

29/08/2023

Hundreds of British children with Type 2 diabetes who currently manage their condition with ‘burdensome’ finger prick blood testing several times a …

25/08/2023

A potential stem cell–derived pancreatic islet cell replacement therapy (VX-880, from Vertex Pharmaceuticals) continues to show promise as a treatment for Type …

25/07/2023

Substantial reductions in body weight across body mass index (BMI) categories, as well as improved body composition, were achieved with tirzepatide (Mounjaro) …

24/07/2023

A new study commissioned by Dexcom has found that 84% of people surveyed agreed that having diabetes can negatively impact mental health. …

20/07/2023

Diabetes UK (DUK) has marked Diabetes Week by launching a campaign to call for fair and equal access to diabetes tech. A …

20/07/2023

A new guideline from the World Health Organization (WHO) on nonsugar sweeteners (NSSs) recommends not using them to control weight or to …

20/07/2023

A £5m funding award has been given to three researchers that have worked with DRWF. The funding marks the start of the …

19/07/2023

One of our regular advertisers (supporters we like to call them), Ascensia, has asked us to help them with a short survey …

19/07/2023

New research has found that treatment with metformin is significantly linked with reduced mortality in people with Type 2 diabetes, compared with …

18/07/2023

Ypsomed is to expand its offering of digital health solutions in partnership with S3 Connected Health. Headquartered in Dublin, S3 Connected Health …

17/07/2023

New research, funded by Diabetes UK, has uncovered nine ‘core’ genes that directly impact the risk of Type 1 diabetes. The genes …

05/07/2023

Roche has announced that real world data shows a significant improvement in glycaemic management when using a blood glucose monitor connected to …

04/07/2023

I know how it feels to keep reading about huge steps forward in research and ‘cures’, to then have things pretty much …

30/06/2023

There is a growing wealth of research to say that the psychological and social landscape of a patient’s life is the key …

28/06/2023

Insulet has announced the FDA clearance of Omnipod GO, an insulin delivery device cleared for use for people with tTpe 2 diabetes …

27/06/2023

Diabetes drugs that also promote weight loss, such as Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic, are being studied to tackle some of the most difficult-to-treat …

26/06/2023

A new report into the state of diabetes care in England has revealed thousands of excess deaths, ‘deeply alarming’ numbers of missed …

23/06/2023

Because Great Britain never adopted the European Union’s Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) because its delayed date of application happened after the end …

22/06/2023

While mobile app developers have created a range of software tools to help people with diabetes manage their conditions, evidence to support …

21/06/2023

New research presented at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2023 has revealed that a molecule secreted by frogs could offer a new …

20/06/2023

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has enabled medical devices to transmit data and physicians to remotely adjust settings to tailor treatments. …

19/06/2023

Patients taking metformin for Type 2 diabetes had a lower risk of developing osteoarthritis than did patients taking a sulfonylurea, according to …

16/06/2023

The European Commission (EC) has given authorization for ruxolitinib (Opzelura) cream 15 mg/g to be marketed for treating nonsegmental vitiligo, a chronic autoimmune …

16/06/2023

The FDA has cleared the Beta Bionics iLet ACE Pump and the iLet Dosing Decision Software for individuals 6 years of age …

16/06/2023

Researchers say about 1 in 10 individuals are now affected by autoimmune disorders and have revealed new clues on possible causes. There …

16/06/2023

New findings from an extension of the landmark Diabetes UK-funded Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) have revealed that nearly a quarter (23%) …

15/06/2023

Owen Mumford’s Aidaptus single-use auto-injector has been awarded a distinction in the prestigious Red Dot awards for innovative product design. It is …

14/06/2023

Covid-19 can more than triple the chance of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within a year of being infected, according to a …

13/06/2023

Expectant mothers under the care of University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust maternity services are set to be the first in …

12/06/2023

Diabetes UK has warned that the UK is in the grip of a ‘rapidly escalating diabetes crisis,’ as new analysis reveals the …

09/06/2023

A survey has suggested that more than 8 in 10 people (84%) people affected by eating disorders believe the introduction of calories …

08/06/2023

New research has confirmed that untreated hearing loss increases dementia risk in middle-aged and older adults. A large observational study from the …

07/06/2023

Biotech company Enthera Pharmaceuticals has started a clinical trial to evaluate its product, Ent001, is safe and tolerated. This will lay the …

06/06/2023

America’s Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) recently cleared for a phase 2 clinical trial a new drug for Type 1 diabetes which …

05/06/2023

I wasn’t great at science or maths at school, so I’m surprised to be publishing phrases such as ‘self-adjusting nanoparticle-based insulin formulation’, …

31/05/2023

Abbott has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a reader for its newest continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in the …

25/05/2023

New research has revealed that taking short breaks from sitting can help people with Type 1 diabetes better manage their blood sugar …

24/05/2023

An investigational outpatient endoscopic procedure may help eliminate the need for insulin in people with Type 2 diabetes, early research suggests. Called …

23/05/2023

Embecta, the largest maker of disposable pen needles and insulin syringes for people withy diabetes, has announced plans to develop its own …

18/05/2023

Innovation Zed, a company based in Ireland, specialises in the development of innovative medical devices. It has partnered with GluCare.Health, a leading …

18/05/2023

Medtronic has begun working with computer chip maker Nvidia on a platform for artificial intelligence applications to run on its medical devices. …

17/05/2023

Sernova Corp has announced that the first two patients in the second cohort of its active U.S. Phase 1/2 clinical trial for …

16/05/2023

A study has been conducted to explore the possible association between vitamin B12 deficiency and gastroparesis in patients with Type 2 diabetes. …

15/05/2023

According to DiaTribe Learn, Novo Nordisk has released initial results for a clinical trial testing Rybelsus at high doses, showing significant reductions …

12/05/2023

Soft drinks are considered as drivers for obesity and Type 2 diabetes, but little progress is being made in reducing sugar in …

11/05/2023

Glooko, Inc has announced a new global partnership with Hedia, integrating its technology into Glooko’s diabetes management platforms for healthcare providers and …

10/05/2023

In the latest move towards finding a stem cell-based cure for Type 1 diabetes, American company Vertex has announced a new agreement …

09/05/2023

A recent article in Scientific American is reporting that telehealth is now being used in new medical areas, such as in cancer …

05/05/2023

Scientists at the University of Sussex have successfully trialed new biodegradable health sensors – such as those worn by runners or patients …

04/05/2023

Two diabetes management devices that aid in the precision of insulin delivery have been recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug …

03/05/2023

Medtronic has announced that one-year research data backs the use of its next-generation MiniMed 780G automated insulin pump. The ADAPT study, which …

02/05/2023

Our latest issue is packed, mainly with stories about sensors — new ones, familiar ones, each with a niche. Many more now …

26/04/2023

Nemaura Medical has announced that it now includes insulin under its DuoPack commercial license agreement. Nemaura Medical entered into a commercial agreement …

25/04/2023

A clinical trial funded by JDRF has found that an existing drug called verapamil slowed the progression of Type 1 diabetes in …

24/04/2023

A 13-week trial has found that a hybrid closed-loop automated insulin delivery system improved time-in-range for blood glucose compared with standard care …

20/04/2023

The BBC has reported that a weight loss jab that has gained popularity in the US has been approved for use by …

20/04/2023

A new observational study has found that consumption of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet (dubbed a ‘keto-like’ diet), was associated with an increase …

18/04/2023

Parents and caregivers of children with diabetes can now follow their child’s glucose and insulin data via the mylife CamAPS FX app …

11/04/2023

A study from China has found that higher levels of exposure to outdoor artificial light at night are significantly linked with markers …

11/04/2023

Glooko Inc has announced that it has partnered with Sanofi to integrate SoloSmart with the Glooko platform. SoloSmart is a single piece …

06/04/2023

Medicare will cover continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) for a broader group of patients, starting in April, according to an updated policy published …

04/04/2023

From time to time, I feel a little bit ‘nettled’. I have a good friend who once told me that she wasn’t …

31/03/2023

New research has identified hundreds of proteins that might contribute to the onset of common, chronic metabolic diseases such as Type 2 …

30/03/2023

Insulet Corporation and Bigfoot Biomedical have announced that Insulet has acquired assets related to Bigfoot’s pump-based automated insulin delivery (AID) technologies. The …

29/03/2023

People with prediabetes who are referred to the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme are 20% less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes compared …

28/03/2023

Diabetes UK is reporting how its new study investigating diabetic kidney disease has revealed how its progression could be slowed down by …

27/03/2023

Last year, Medtronic released data that linked the MiniMed 780G insulin pump to significant improvements in blood glucose levels and time in …

23/03/2023

Intermittent fasting (IF), defined as fasting for more than eight hours at a time, is a trend that is growing in popularity. …

23/03/2023

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) has announced that five diabetes and endocrinology professionals have been appointed to the ABCD academic …

23/03/2023

Innovation Zed has announced that it has secured a CE Mark for its InsulCheck DOSE add-on device. InsulCheck DOSE is a single-unit …

23/03/2023

Abbott plans to offer updated FreeStyle Libre 2 and Libre 3 sensors in the US later this year, replacing its current systems. …

23/03/2023

Diabetes UK Sheffield are holding a big event about Diabetes and Tech on Saturday May 13th; speakers include Nerdabetic, Kamil Armacki, Diabetech’s …

23/03/2023

ukactive’s pilot study to transform leisure centres, swimming pools, and gyms into musculoskeletal (MSK) health hubs has been expanded to 100 sites …

23/03/2023

New documentary film The Human Trial provides unprecedented, real-time access to a radical stem cell treatment can now be watched in the …

14/03/2023

Beyond Type 1 co-founder Nick Jonas appeared on the Today Show to announce that Dexcom and Beyond Type 1 have pledged $1 …

13/03/2023

Aston University scientists have discovered a more accurate way of checking the blood flow in the feet of patients with Type 2 …

10/03/2023

More than 30,000 patients with Type 1 diabetes across the UK Midlands now have access to life-changing continuous glucose monitoring technology, thanks …

09/03/2023

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Abbott’s Proclaim XR spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for the treatment of patients with …

08/03/2023

Patient numbers published recently by the independent OCL Vision eye clinic reveal a surging demand for private eye surgery as NHS waiting …

07/03/2023

As icy cold snaps make for challenging conditions on the roads, a high street optician is urging people to ‘get themselves seen’ …

06/03/2023

Another recent survey on eye care – this time by polling organisation YouGov – has concluded that the pandemic and cost-of-living crisis …

03/03/2023

The January and February cold snaps saw temperatures drop below freezing in certain areas of the UK, but a free support service …

02/03/2023

The Royal Mail has teamed up with Pharmacy2U, the UK’s largest online pharmacy, to offer a complete NHS prescription service that enables …

01/03/2023

Ypsomed and Mediq are completing the sale of DiaExpert. Ypsomed and Mediq had announced the agreement on the sale of DiaExpert on …

28/02/2023

Oramed Pharmaceuticals has announced that it has received a new patent for its oral diabetes treatment. The patent covers oral pharmaceutical compositions …

27/02/2023

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medication for Type 2 diabetes called Brenzavvy. This belongs to a class …

24/02/2023

A small potential increased risk of retinopathy worsening after one year for those with Type 2 diabetes following injections of the GLP-1 …

23/02/2023

Dexcom has announced that it has appointed Teri Lawver to its newly created role of chief commercial officer (CCO). Lawver’s position oversees …

22/02/2023

The self-management of diabetes can be tiring and tough on mental health but a key benefit of peer support is access to …

21/02/2023

Embecta has added an all-in-one, push-button fingerstick glucose reader to its portfolio. Launched this past April as a spinout from medtech giant …

20/02/2023

ABCD (Diabetes Care) Ltd have announced that the new Chair of ABCD will be Professor Ketan Dhatariya, who will take over from …

17/02/2023

New results from a first-of-its-kind survey by Abbott has identified a clear disconnect between the perceptions of the British public and those …

15/02/2023

Recruitment has opened for a trial screening programme for Type 1 diabetes that will identify children at high risk of developing the …

15/02/2023

Could you help a team of researchers at the University of Southampton who are exploring mental health issues for people with Type …

14/02/2023

Diabeloop and EOFlow have announced that are partnering to offer the latter’s EOPatch system with automated insulin delivery in Europe. The partnership …

14/02/2023

The DRWF United Through Diabetes event will be taking place at Chesford Grange conference hotel in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, on Saturday 16 September …

13/02/2023

W8Buddy (WeightBuddy), a new digital support tool that can help patients achieve clinically meaningful weight loss, has been launched by University Hospitals …

06/02/2023

Seattle-based Know Labs has announced that it has received a new patent equating its diagnostic technology to the current glucose monitoring (CGM) …

03/02/2023

Diabetes tech startup Harald AI has launched the popular Happy Bob App in Europe and in Canada, giving more ways for users …

02/02/2023

So, that’s January nearly over but now the days are getting longer and I sense a teeny bit of spring in the …

31/01/2023

Early research suggests that aspartame, an artificial sweetener commonly found in diet drinks and food, may raise the risk for anxiety, according …

30/01/2023

New data suggests that Metformin may help reduce risk for total joint replacement in patients with Type 2 diabetes. According to findings …

27/01/2023

Beta Bionics has hired Steven Russell as chief medical officer. The change comes as Beta Bionics works to secure US Food and …

26/01/2023

Need to figure out how much insulin to administer throughout the day and stick to those fluctuating doses over time? There’s now …

25/01/2023

An NHS England study in children and young people has showed improvements in glycaemic control, time in range, frequency of hypoglycaemia, hypoglycaemia …

24/01/2023

Research is vital in providing the evidence needed to transform services and improve outcomes, such as in developing new models of care, …

23/01/2023

Although half of patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in France have blood glucose levels that are outside of their target range, an international …

23/01/2023

A retrospective study has linked participation in Onduo’s virtual program for managing Type 2 diabetes to reductions in blood glucose. Researchers at …

20/01/2023

Sernova has provided an update on trials of its Cell Pouch System – an implantable and scalable medical device which forms a …

19/01/2023

Finding effective and safe drugs that can tackle obesity — achieving a substantial amount of weight loss without serious side effects — …

18/01/2023

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AMF Medical SA, the privately held Swiss developer of the …

18/01/2023

In draft guidance, an independent NICE committee has recommended the use of hybrid closed loop systems for managing blood glucose levels in …

18/01/2023

Highly processed foods meet the same criteria as tobacco for addiction and labeling them as such might benefit public health, according to …

18/01/2023

Good nutrition is foundational to preventing chronic disease and helping people live a healthier life, yet physicians responding to a Medscape Medical …

17/01/2023

An award-winning diabetes nursing group has launched two educational resources to mark World Diabetes Day on November 14th. Trend Diabetes, which represents …

16/01/2023

A new study has reported that slowly lowering weights builds and strengthens muscles almost as well as lifting and lowering them. That …

13/01/2023

BIOCORP has announced that they have received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market Mallya, its smart …

12/01/2023

Natalie Sainz, in diaTribe Learn, reports that a new international consensus of recommendations for the standard use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) …

11/01/2023

The FDA has now approved the use of teplizumab (Tzield), the world’s first ever immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes, by people at …

10/01/2023

At-home tests, once considered an anomaly, became de rigueur during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as COVID-19 testing rates decline from their pandemic …

09/01/2023

After analyzing 600 people wearing a continuous glucose monitor for an average of 12 days, Klick Applied Sciences says it can use data …

06/01/2023

Novo Nordisk has announced that UK users of the Abbott FreeStyle LibreLink app can now connect to its smart insulin pens. People …

05/01/2023

Eli Lilly has pulled out of a partnership with Ypsomed that would have given it a branded insulin pump to sell in …

04/01/2023

According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the ability to customize open-source, “do-it-yourself” automated insulin delivery (AID) …

23/12/2022

Ascensia Diabetes Care has announced that it has updated its Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring system app to integrate with Apple Health. The …

21/12/2022

Roche has announced the introduction of the Navify brand to its digital health portfolio, which includes more than 30 digital solutions for …

19/12/2022

Sernova’s Cell Pouch System is an implantable and scalable medical device that forms a natural environment in the body for the long-term …

16/12/2022

The substantial increase in obesity prevalence in the United States – from 30.5% to 41.9% in just the 2 decades from 2000 …

12/12/2022

This is our last issue of this year, and what a year it has been in the diabetes world in general and …

06/12/2022

Compared with BMI’s relatively quick acceptance into clinical practice, obesity has only recently been recognised as a disease. Historically, obesity has been …

05/12/2022

A recent study has found that patients with Type 1 diabetes had an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnoea. The study found …

02/12/2022

Phil Aird-Mash, CEO of the ITC Travel Group, Chair of ACC Aviation and Traveltek Ltd, has been appointed JDRF’s Chair of the …

01/12/2022

BHR markets and supports the use of their point of care diagnostic products for use in GP surgeries, hospitals and other locations, …

30/11/2022

Adocia has announced the establishment of a first proof of concept for its’ AdoShell Islets implant by achieving glycaemic control without insulin …

28/11/2022

The charity Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation (DRWF) will be back in Hartlepool for our first Diabetes Wellness Day North since 2019 …

25/11/2022

Medtronic has announced positive results from a study of its next-generation MiniMed 780G automated insulin delivery system. Its ADAPT study enlisted 82 …

24/11/2022

Study may explain why people with diabetes may develop tooth decay. People with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are prone …

23/11/2022

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. has announced the publication of the results of a landmark ESG Randomized Interventional Trial (MERIT) Study in The Lancet. …

22/11/2022

A recent trial has linked Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to significantly lower blood sugar levels than fingerstick testing. …

21/11/2022

Dexcom, a global leader in real-time continuous glucose monitoring, is inviting members of the diabetes community to express their unique journey with …

18/11/2022

DC4U, an immunology company developing innovative treatments for auto-immune diseases and allergies, has been awarded a €1.7m Eurostars (SiaDM) grant, together with …

18/11/2022

An international drive to highlight the importance of the prevention and adequate management of diabetes has been proposed by a team of …

18/11/2022

A leading charity partnership is urging more people to check their risk of Type 2 diabetes through a free online tool as …

18/11/2022

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new drug capsule with a robotic cap for improved drug delivery. …

18/11/2022

Use of an older class of Type 2 diabetes drugs called glitazones (also known as thiazolidinediones or TZDs) is linked to a …

18/11/2022

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has announced a £26 million investment in an NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre …

18/11/2022

Eli Lilly plans to introduce a personalized diabetes management platform that integrates with technologies, including Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. The …

18/11/2022

A team of University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers has discovered that insulin from the oral insulin tablets they are developing is …

18/11/2022

People from ethnic minority and marginalised community groups are being offered advice on health issues that disproportionately affect them. The Bristol Community …

17/11/2022

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mounjaro (tirzepatide), Eli Lilly and Company’s new once-weekly GIP (glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide) and …

16/11/2022

Diabeloop has developed an algorithm that is hosted on a dedicated handset and serves as a bridge between continuous glucose monitors and …

14/11/2022

Bariatric surgery has become more common as global rates of obesity have increased, but it may also raise the risk of developing …

11/11/2022

According to a study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, while closed-loop insulin delivery systems can increase glucose time in range and …

09/11/2022

NHS England patients with Type 1 diabetes will now be eligible for life-changing continuous glucose monitors after the health service secured a …

07/11/2022

Diabetes costs the NHS around £10bn a year. It is a national priority and a focus of the NHS Long Term Plan. …

04/11/2022

Verily’s Onduo has announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Sword Health to broaden virtual care for diabetes and …

03/11/2022

A recent research study has found that childhood obesity is more common now than 12 years ago – which is particularly troubling …

02/11/2022

A new study has found that Vitamin D deficiency has a causative role in the systemic inflammation that commonly accompanies it, with …

01/11/2022

Longenesis has announced that a study on Type 1 diabetes care, undertaken in partnership with Medtronic, has demonstrated that insulin pump use …

31/10/2022

Zillion has announced a partnership with Dexcom, the leader in real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), to connect Dexcom CGM with Zillion’s platform …

28/10/2022

Among the news items in this issue is one about the need to move away from the relatively well-known concept of your …

27/10/2022

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game is getting a new diabetes-themed island designed by medtech company Insulet. This latest move towards ‘gamification’ sees diabetes …

25/10/2022

According to planet and environment news site www.earth.com, moderate to high consumption of black, green, or Oolong tea is associated with a …

24/10/2022

According to an article in DiaTribe, researchers have suggested that the new drugs developed to help people with Type 2 diabetes to …

20/10/2022

With the World Health Organisation (WHO) reporting that overweight and obesity has reached “epidemic proportions” in Europe, causing more than an estimated 1.2 …

20/10/2022

Waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is a stronger predictor of early death than body mass index (BMI) and should be considered as a superior …

20/10/2022

JDRF have announced a ‘Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Event & Technology Exhibition in Redmaids’ High School, Bristol between 10:00–5:30 on 29 October …

20/10/2022

Abbott has announced new data from the Real World Evidence of FreeStyle Libre (RELIEF) study showing that the use of the FreeStyle …

20/10/2022

According to a recent article in Medscape, the treatment of people with obesity (but without diabetes) with the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist …

20/10/2022

After months of regulatory delays, Insulet has secured a CE Mark for its Omnipod 5, its automated Insulin Delivery System for individuals …

20/10/2022

Diabetes research charity Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has published Our Impact 2021, “a glossy snapshot of everything JDRF achieved last year”, …

20/10/2022

A set of policy recommendations have been drafted by the European Diabetes Forum (EUDF), emphasising the importance of digitalisation, data registries and …

18/10/2022

In Type 1 diabetes, the body develops immune cells that target pancreatic beta cells, which play a critical role in the production …

17/10/2022

Wrist-worn devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers appear to be cost-effective ways of screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) among high-risk people ages …

14/10/2022

Diabetes UK’s third annual Type 1 & Tech conference returns on Saturday 15 October 2022 from 10am to 2.30pm BST. The online …

13/10/2022

Learning to ride a bike or getting out for a walk could soon be just what the doctor ordered under new health …

13/10/2022

In a recent article in Medscape, Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD explains how, when patients with obesity come to her, “I look for the …

12/10/2022

Metformin is the first drug prescribed to most new patients with Type 2 diabetes and is increasingly popular for use with patients …

11/10/2022

Zillion has announced a partnership with Dexcom, a leading provider of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), to connect Dexcom CGM with Zillion’s …

11/10/2022

After receiving an FDA green light for the project earlier this year, Dexcom is now making its diabetes data available through consumer …

07/10/2022

While zero-calorie sweeteners bring a little sweetness to our lives without prompting significant or obvious blood sugar spikes and are said to …

06/10/2022

Adults with Type 1 diabetes experience ‘diabetes distress’, even when using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), according to findings presented at the Association …

05/10/2022

Abbott has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with WeightWatchers to help people living with diabetes. The companies will …

04/10/2022

Funding for a five-year project that aims to develop a new type of care package that addresses gaps in support for people …

03/10/2022

Our September issue is packed full of news. Some about medications, some about vitamins (well, vitamin D in particular) as well as …

30/09/2022

One Drop has announced outcomes from a study on the effects of the AI-powered blood glucose (BG) forecasting feature of its One …

26/09/2022

In diabetes, foot ulcers are such a common complication that they account for almost 1% of the total NHS budget and can …

23/09/2022

COUR Pharmaceuticals has published details of a study with the Miller Lab at Northwestern University, in which treatment with the COUR NanoParticle …

21/09/2022

Sanofi and Roche have joined forces in France to drive adoption of a connected add-on for disposable insulin pens. The partners will …

19/09/2022

A set of policy recommendations have been drafted by the European Diabetes Forum (EUDF), emphasising the importance of digitalisation, data registries and …

16/09/2022

The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) has announced that its fourth annual Diabetes Wellness Day Midlands will be held on 24th …

14/09/2022

Australia could become the first country to adopt routine childhood screening to detect Type 1 diabetes in children, if a new national …

14/09/2022

A recent study has found that low serum levels of vitamin D were significantly associated with a higher prevalence of diabetic foot …

12/09/2022

Type 2 diabetes is a well-established risk factor for dementia and Parkinson’s Disease (PD), but according to a report by Marlene Busko …

12/09/2022

New legislation to allow a wider range of healthcare professionals to certify so-called ‘fit notes’ has been laid before the UK Parliament. …

12/09/2022

Diabetic macular oedema (DME) is one of the most common diabetes-related eye complications and causes of vision loss (c12% of people with …

12/09/2022

Following new guidelines from the National Institute for Care and Excellence (NICE) which recommends that adults with Type 1 diabetes should be …

12/09/2022

Insulet Omnipod As reported in August 2022 by MedTechDive,The Omnipod 5 is one of two insulin pumps manufactured by the company that …

12/09/2022

Can a beer a day keep the doctor away? New research from Portugal found that men who drank one can of alcoholic …

09/09/2022

LiveMetric has announced the launch of LiveOne, the world’s first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared nano-sensor technology for monitoring blood pressure …

29/08/2022

Diabetic neuropathy is a form of nerve damage that may occur in people with diabetes, linked to heightened blood sugar levels. It …

25/08/2022

After decades of having to juggle multiple devices and fingerprick systems to take their own blood sugar readings and use them to …

23/08/2022

This award is supported by all the main diabetes professional organisations and charities as well as Desang, and is now in its …

15/08/2022

The American Diabetes Association(ADA), has applauded U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) for recently introducing legislation which aims to …

12/08/2022