In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon updates on new research developments. Diabetes deaths Traditionally it has been very difficult to get an accurate record of the numbers of deaths related to diabetes. This is because diabetes…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon looks at new food structures, healthcare technologies and recommendations. Sugar lite? At the end of 2016, Nestlé announced that it has developed a way of restructuring sugar, so that it can break…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon rounds up the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. Ultra Rapid Insulin Eli Lilly have announced that they are ending their licensing agreement for ultra-rapid-acting insulin BioChaperone Lispro. The company that developed this insulin,…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon rounds up the latest research. Good bacteria may be good for your blood sugar A small study has suggested that microbes that live in your gut may play a positive role…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon talks about counterfeit medicines. Counterfeit Medicines A report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has shown that sales of counterfeit drugs costs the pharmaceutical industry €10.2 million annually…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon updates on technologies, medicines and treatments. Blood glucose breathalyzer Researchers at the Western New England University have developed a breathalyzer which they believe will help people with diabetes to monitor their…