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Best Diabetes Management App for 2014

Best Diabetes Management App for 2014

        With the recent announcement of the upcoming Health app for iOS 8, people are talking about health and fitness more in the tech world. Fitness has always been connected to iOS use, but more and more, we are finding out how users can better interact with their doctors and specialists....

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Latest Stats on Diabetes from World Health Organization

Latest Stats on Diabetes from World Health Organization

Key facts 347 million people worldwide have diabetes* (1). In 2012, an estimated 1.5 million deaths were directly caused by diabetes (2). More than 80% of diabetes deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries (3). WHO projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030 (4). Healthy diet, regular physical...

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Glucose in the Body

Glucose in the Body

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood are too high. Blood glucose levels are normally regulated by the hormone insulin, which is made by the pancreas. Diabetes occurs when there is a problem with this hormone and how it works in the body. Around 5.1 per...

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Six Degrees of Diabetes

Six Degrees of Diabetes

Location : Ballarat Contact : 1300 136 588 Ballarat Eureka Diabetes Support Group proudly presents a diabetes event for the whole community… Six Degrees of Diabetes is a humourous performance about three middle-aged men, all journalists, who meet in a pub. they have indulged in the ‘good life’, eating and drinking to excess for...

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Diabetes self-care in the new NHS: A collaborative approach to promoting motivation and self-management among people with diabetes

Diabetes self-care in the new NHS: A collaborative approach to promoting motivation and self-management among people with diabetes

This exciting event will take place only once in the UK in 2011 and its interactive and inspiring tone will help you make longlasting changes to your practice. Learning directly from a world renowned practitioner, along with specialist facilitators present on the day, it will give you the confidence and ability to identify and...

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PCDS Smart update in diabetes – The risky business of type 2 diabetes

PCDS Smart update in diabetes – The risky business of type 2 diabetes

It is with some alarm – but perhaps not much surprise – that we note the recent announcement that one in 20 of the UK population is now being treated for diabetes, and one in 10 for obesity (Diabetes UK, 2010). As these twin epidemics continue to grow unabated, the pressure on primary care...

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The 2nd Welsh Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society 2011: Tackling the dragon, The Welsh approach to addressing type 2 diabetes

The 2nd Welsh Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society 2011: Tackling the dragon, The Welsh approach to addressing type 2 diabetes

Following on from the success of the first ever Welsh conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS), we are pleased to announce the 2nd Welsh Conference, which will examine diabetes care from a Welsh perspective. Organised by the PCDS – the only association soley committed to the needs of primary care diabetes –...

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