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Tired, Tired, Oh So Tired…

I don’t usually use the blog as a one-person pity party, but this week I want to whinge about tiredness… If there were one thing I could miraculously make disappear about life with diabetes, it would be the tiredness. Don’t get me wrong – with careful care of your medications, diet and exercise, you can … Continue reading

Sheri Colberg: Joint health is critical to staying active
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Sheri Colberg: Joint health is critical to staying active

Joint Health Is Critical to Staying Active March 4th, 2017 Diabetes in Control   By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D. Without properly functioning joints, our bodies would be unable to bend, flex, or even move. A joint is wherever two bones come together, held in place by tendons that cross the joint and attach muscles to a … Continue reading

Diabetes in the News
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Diabetes in the News

What’s new in the world of diabetes? We’ve rounded up the news for you… The BBC reported that a pioneering therapy is safe for type 1 diabetics. The therapy retrains the immune system, and it was tested on 27 people in the UK. It showed signs of slowing the disease. Like many of these kinds … Continue reading

Diabetic children miss out on hospital checks
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Diabetic children miss out on hospital checks

Paediatric endocrinology clinics have a  non-attendance rate of 11.4% in the south west of the UK. The majority of these patients have diabetes. Children who did not attend were more likely to  come  from families living in areas of high deprivation and to have a child protection alert in their hospital records. In 60% of … Continue reading