On the Level – Evidence for Action on Type 2 Diabetes

September 5, 2016

This themed review brings together NIHR research on each aspect of type 2 diabetes care.


Diabetic cases rise 60% in last decade

August 27, 2015

Source: OnMedica

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Date of publication: 17 August 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: The number of people living with diabetes in the UK has risen sharply by 59.8% in the past decade, according to a new analysis by Diabetes UK.

Sugar: should we eliminate it from our diet?

January 19, 2015

Source:  MNT

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Date of publication: 15 Jan 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Last year, Medical News Today reported on numerous studies associating sugar intake with increased aging,
cardiovascular disease, obesity and even cancer.
But is it really that bad for our health?

Diabetes UK responds to new NHS plans

October 31, 2014

Source:  Diabetes UK

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Date of publication: 23 Oct 2014

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: New proposals have been launched to change the way the
NHS works in England.  They set out actions that the NHS needs to take to
tackle the causes of preventable conditions and to meet the demands of the
increasing numbers of people living with long term health conditions,
including diabetes.

New Evidence Update on preventing type 2 diabetes from NICE

October 31, 2014

Source:  Evidence

Follow this link to the updates page (scroll down to Public Health)

Date of publication: Oct 2014

Publication type: Guidelines

Length of publication: 29 page pdf

In a nutshell: These recommendations aim to help prevent type 2 diabetes
among populations and communities of adults who are at
high risk.


Changes in red meat consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus

July 7, 2013

SourceJAMA Internal Medicine 2013 (Online first)

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Date of publication: June 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Research shows that eating more red meat can significantly increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  The link could be due to the saturated fats contained in red meat and people should be encouraged to choose cuts of red meat that are also low in fat, along with fish and poultry.

Length of publication: 8 pages, pdf

Some important notes: You will need your NHS Athens to access the full text of this article.  Please follow this link to contact your local NHS Library should you need assistance

Public ‘ignorant’ of waist size diabetes risk

July 7, 2013

Source: OnMedica

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication Type: News story

In a nutshell: Diabetes UK and BUPA are concerned that people at high risk will only be able to make lifestyle changes, and help prevent Type 2 diabetes, if they are aware of the risk factors.  They have launched an online risk assessment tool allowing people to measure their risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Length of publication: 1 web page