Diabetes

Drinking tea and red wine ‘reduces type 2 diabetes risk’

People who consume foods and drinks that are rich in antioxidants have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes,…

New diabetes drug ‘twice as effective’ as other anti-obesity treatments

A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with…

Diabetes drug could be used to promote weight loss

There is an effective medical alternative to surgery that physicians can offer to patients with obesity, according to new research…

Artificial sweeteners increase diabetes risk in just two weeks

Artificial sweeteners can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research by the University of Adelaide…

Diabetes and high blood pressure increase Alzheimer’s risk

People with vascular health problems, including diabetes and high blood pressure, have a greater chance of dementia later in life,…

Can eating too much fruit trigger gestational diabetes?

Women who eat large amounts of fruit during pregnancy may have a higher risk of gestational diabetes. A new study…

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Does the drug that ‘fixed’ my diabetes have a dark side?

A while back, I wrote about how dapagliflozin revolutionised my glucose control. Almost overnight, I changed from a morbid and…

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Dear Father Christmas: your work life is harming your health

Dear Father Christmas, I was pleased to see you again at your annual health check, which we always do prior…

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A low-carb diet may help to prevent diabetes, but this study doesn’t prove it

Eating three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 per cent, according to a…

Napping ‘linked to type-2 diabetes’. But nappers, don’t worry

Researchers at the University of Tokyo say that napping for more than an hour during the day could be an…