'One size of diet does not fit all' was the core message from experts who have compiled the 2018 Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes. They were speaking at the recent Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018.
People who develop type 2 diabetes before the age of 40 are significantly more likely to die early than those diagnosed after 60, according to a new analysis.
Diabetes can be separated into 5 different types, rather than just type 1 and type 2, according to a new study.
The number of people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled in the last 20 years, a new analysis reveals.
Valentine's day tops other carb-laden occasions for highest average blood glucose levels among people with diabetes, according to data downloaded from people's monitoring devices.
Older people with diabetes are more likely to experience a long-term deterioration in their memory and thinking skills than those who have normal blood sugar levels, according to new research.
Mothers who breast feed for at least 6 months may cut their risk of developing diabetes by up to a half, according to a study.
The number of pregnant women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes has increased and a new Scottish study has found the condition continues to raise the possibility of complications.
People who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may be able to reverse the condition with a strict weight loss programme, results from a new study suggest.
More than 5,000 people are to be invited to test a range of gadgets and apps to demonstrate how active they are as part of a drive against rising rates of obesity and diabetes.
If you have type 2 diabetes you are probably used to planning what you eat and following a balanced meal plan. This may be tricky on the best of days, but it can prove a particular challenge when you have to grab a meal out.
A new study shows that consuming foods rich in antioxidants is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
Most people have heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes but now concerns are being raised about under-diagnosis of a newly identified form of the condition - known as type 3c.
Commercial weight loss programmes could help a significant number of people from developing diabetes, say researchers.
Hospital shops are to be banned from stocking 'super-sized' chocolate bars by NHS England.
Smartphone apps are being described as the 'new frontier' in diabetes management.
Healthcare professionals are being urged to be more aware of hypoglycaemia after figures showed that a significant number of inpatients with diabetes experienced an episode during their hospital stay.
People who have type 2 diabetes are significantly more likely to have a heart attack or a stroke than people who do not have the condition, experts are warning.
People who have the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes should be offered a place on an intensive lifestyle change programme, says the NHS standards watchdog.
A body of work that says putting people on a low-calorie diet can help reverse type 2 diabetes has been presented at an international conference this week.
There's a new way for people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels which doesn't rely on finger prick blood tests. What it does use is a sensor on the arm and the kind of technology used in contactless bank cards.
Men over the age of 50 may have a substantially higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes if they have a wife who is obese, according to research.
People with diabetes are being urged to check if their devices are included in a factory recall of insulin delivery devices.
Type 2 diabetes used to be seen as an adult only condition in middle age - but latest figures show it now affects more than 600 children in England and Wales.
Immunotherapy is similar to a desensitisation technique already in use for allergies, and now researchers say it is showing promise for delaying the progression of type 1 diabetes.
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