Monthly Archives: June 2017

British Medical Association warns NHS is a ticking time bomb

 British Medical Association warns NHS is a ticking time bomb A leading doctors’ union has warned that further NHS public health cuts could impact long-term conditions such as diabetes. The British Medical Association (BMA) claims the NHS is at “breaking … Continue reading

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Neuropathic patients with type 1 diabetes have higher risks of depression, study finds

A new study has found that neuropathy, which is caused by damage to nerves in the body’s lower extremities, is associated with depression in people with type 1 diabetes. According to researchers at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, in Toronto, depressive … Continue reading

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Mealtime delay affects blood sugar levels and body clock, researchers sugges

As a Diabetic, I can say this is very true, eating consistently at the same time every day, I always feel better. This article is from Diabetes UK. Delaying meals can affect the natural rhythm of sugar in the blood, … Continue reading

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Blue plates make life easier for patients with dementia

Patients living with dementia on medical and community wards across the Trust have been introduced to new coloured plates to help with their diets and independence.  The blue-coloured plates will encourage patients to eat and maintain a balanced diet, as … Continue reading

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‘Three glasses of champagne a day could help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease’

‘Three glasses of champagne a day could help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease’. Sounds wonderful! Almost too good to be true, you might say. Which was very much the case. The past few years have seen a huge increase in … Continue reading

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