Common chemicals in plastic linked to chronic disease

July 24, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: A research team from Australia has recently investigated some chemicals commonly found in plastics. They demonstrated a link between higher levels of these chemicals in urine and increases in cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension in men.

 


Dietary Diversity, Diet Cost, and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in the UK

July 25, 2016

Source: Plos Medicine

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Date of publication: July 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A diet characterised by regular consumption of all five food groups and by greater variety of dairy, fruit, and vegetable subtypes, appears important for a reduced risk of diabetes. However, such a diet is more expensive. Public health efforts to prevent diabetes should include food price policies to promote healthier, more varied diets.

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Diabetes in UK tops 4 million

January 11, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 5 Jan 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell:  Diabetes UK – who used GP patient data to estimate the number – say there are now 4.05 million people with diabetes in the UK.


‘Precision medicine’ model may help prevent diabetes in at-risk population

March 2, 2015

Source:  MNT

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Date of publication: 21 Feb 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: The team assessed 17 risk factors for diabetes and identified seven that appeared to be most useful for predicting an individual’s risk of developing the condition.


Working night shifts may increase diabetes risk for black women

January 19, 2015

Source:  MNT

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Date of publication: 12 Jan 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Research has shown that black women who work night shifts are at a higher risk of developing diabetes compared with women who have never worked the night shift. A new study also reports that the risk increases as more years are spent working through the night.


Preventing type 2 diabetes – risk identification and interventions for individuals at high risk

September 10, 2012

Source: NICE

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Date of publication:  July 2012

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: This guidance is for everyone who is involved identifying people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and in preventing or delaying its onset.

Length of publication: 1 web page 

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Preventing type 2 diabetes

August 9, 2012

Source: NICE, Preventing type 2 diabetes – risk identification and interventions for individuals at high risk (PH 38)

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: Guideline

In a nutshell: This guidance is for everyone who is involved identifying people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and in preventing or delaying its onset.  Includes 20 recommendations can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme.

Length of publication: one web page

Acknowledgement: NHS Networks