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Diabetes

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Dealing with diabetes

People with diabetes are at increased risk of the complications of Covid-19 so what do you need to know?

Has obesity been normalised?

In an overweight society, obesity is normalised and sometimes even goes unrecognised. Community pharmacy teams are in a good place to help by engaging customers in a non-judgemental manner and if necessary signposting to further help.

Let’s get digital, digital

With over half of Brits using health apps and wearables on a daily basis, the PAGB is calling for more digital solutions.

Step by step

People often take their feet for granted but being known as the place to go for help when things go wrong is a great way to increase footfall in your pharmacy...

Save our soles

Buying footwear online is having a negative impact on foot health but pharamcy teams can be on hand to help.

A sweet solution?

Chocolate may be classed as a guilty pleasure, but research suggests it has the potential to do good rather than just harm.

The white stuff

Overall, the sugar tax is likely to be good for the nation’s health, but it may prompt queries from those living with diabetes.

Diabetes denial

Diabetes is a growing problem in the UK, particularly for men who are more likely to develop the disease than women.

Put it to the test

Managing our own health and wellbeing is increasingly in vogue, with self-test kits becoming more popular and with that, more widely available.

Diabetes prevention

Over 3.2 million people have diabetes in the UK and the condition is on the rise thanks to unhealthy lifestyles. Here's a round up the latest lifestyle advice and guidance that can help prevent the condition.

Pause for breath

A new report on air pollution report showcases the scale of the problem in regional cities as well as the capital. But what does this mean and what's the impact of air pollution on public health?

Dates for your diary: June

As the summer edges closer, public health campaigns start to step up a gear with opportunities for pharmacy teams. 

Health checks and diabetes prevention

This CPD module provides an overview of health checks and diabetes prevention.

Diabetic ketoacidosis and mortality

Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis is associated with a substantially elevated risk of death

There's trouble afoot

Feet are one of the most hardworking parts of the body, but they often get overlooked and neglected – this is where pharmacy can step in.

Flu jab cuts CV risk and death in type 2 diabetes

Flu vaccination seems to cut mortality by almost a quarter and reduce CV admissions in people with type 2 diabetes

Update: Statins may increase diabetes risk

Statins may increase the risk of developing diabetes, cautions a study in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Type 1 diabetes linked to epilepsy

Children with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of developing epilepsy, according to new research

Diabetes care still variable but more BP targets are being hit

Marked variations in diabetes care still persist, according to the latest National Diabetes Audit

Diabetes found to affect breast feeding

New mothers with low milk supply are significantly more likely to have had diabetes during pregnancy

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