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…

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 updates on research. Eyes not on the prize 2Although about 80% of eligible people attend for regular retinal screening, the “Incentives in Diabetic Eye Assessment by Screening (IDEAS)” study…

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 pilots with diabetes and statins. Pilots with diabetes In 2012, the UK became the second country, after Canada, to issue Class 1 Medical Certificates for Commercial Pilot Licenses…

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. An appointment with Google glass Google Glass first appeared in 2012 as a pet project of Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin. The technology allows…