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Diabetes cases soar 60% in past decade

The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns.

The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005.

More Here: 60%

U.K Prime Minister announces new initiative for type 1 diabetes research funding

JDRF and Prime Minister David Cameron are supporting a major push for ground-breaking type 1 diabetes stem-cell research partnerships between the UK and Israel....

Read Here...  New Initiative

The body that recommends treatments and drugs to the NHS has published new draft guidelines that could potentially see all adults with type 1 diabetes...

More Here: Statins

U.K Type 1 Parliament 2014

This year our flagship lobbying and campaigning event, Type 1 Parliament, was held on 11 March 2014 in the Houses of Parliament...

More Here: Type 1 Parliament 2014

First-in-class diabetes drug launches in UK

A novel class of blood glucose-lowering treatment for type 2 diabetes has launched in the UK after gaining European approval, offering GPs new treatment options.

More Here: http://www.gponline.com/News/article/1161434/first-in-class-diabetes-drug-launches-uk

Child diabetes 'is being missed'

Your child has a raging thirst and is rapidly losing weight. What could be behind it - it couldn't be diabetes - could it?

More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20309560

Parents 'unaware of type 1 diabetes symptoms'

About 90% of parents are unaware of the four key symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children, a survey suggests.

 More Here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20313267

Results of islet encapsulation trial announced

The trial, which took place in New Zealand with support from JDRF, aimed to test if transplanting encapsulated islets is safe, and to determine what ‘dose’ or number of transplanted islet cells would be the most beneficial to people with type 1.

More Here: http://www.jdrf.org.uk/news/latest-news/results-of-islet-encapsulation-trial-announced?dm_i=4UH,ZJP7,772Z4D,2ZOVE,1

Gestational diabetes can produce big babies

Macrosomia, or big baby syndrome, is twice as common in women with gestational diabetes. This can cause problems with labor and delivery.

More here: http://www.everydayhealth.com/gestational-diabetes/gestational-diabetes-can-produce-big-babies.aspx?xid=tw_diabetesfacts_20120113_gestational

Is type 1 diabetes being ignored?

Some people believe the type 2 diabetes epidemic is taking attention away from type 1 and needed research. Find out what's behind the controversy.

More at: http://www.everydayhealth.com/diabetes/is-type-1-diabetes-being-ignored.aspx?xid=tw_diabetesfacts_20110825_diabetes5

National Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial Now an Option for Younger Children

A type 1 diabetes prevention study that is part of the TrialNet program at Vanderbilt is now enrolling children as young as 8 years old, following an FDA decision allowing the drug Teplizumab (anti-CD3) to be used in younger children.

More at: http://www.diabetescare.net/flash_article.asp?id=446511

New Canadians in Windsor see rise in diabetes

Windsor's immigrant population is witnessing an alarming rise in the rate of diabetes, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

More at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/08/15/wdr-diabetes-rise.html

Taunton 11-year-old tackles diabetes misconceptions

At 11 years old, Noah Brokmeier continues to tackle the misconceptions surrounding diabetes while spreading awareness about the metabolic disease in hope for a cure....

More at: http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/08/06/taunton-year-old-tackles-diabetes-misconceptions/m4hLw1YTHnzkyp3NF5PVoK/story.html

$4.7 million study looks at why diabetes makes heart disease worse

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $4.7 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to investigate heart disease in patients with diabetes.

More at:  http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24030.aspx

Kenyan Govt to provide free treatment for diabetic children

Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation has launched a new program that will see Children with Type 1 diabetes access free insulin at public hospitals.

More at: http://allafrica.com/stories/201207121244.html

Waist Size, Regardless Of BMI, Linked To Diabetes Risk

Waist circumference is strongly and independently linked to diabetes type two risk, even after accounting for body mass index (BMI), and should be measured more widely for estimating risk...

More at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/246275.php

How fruit flies help researchers understand insulin resistance and diabetes

Fruit flies help researchers understand human diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Now scientists have developed an insulin resistant fruit fly to help them understand the metabolic underpinnings that are hallmarks of type 2 diabetes...

More at http://www.emaxhealth.com/1020/how-fruit-flies-help-researchers-understand-insulin-resistance-and-diabetes

Artificial pancreas trial for type 1 diabetes a success

Results of the first human clinical trial for a first generation artificial pancreas system for treating type 1 diabetes shows success for helping people living with the disease keep their blood sugars normal, without any adverse effects.

More at  http://www.emaxhealth.com/1020/artificial-pancreas-trial-type-1-diabetes-success#.T9Zi_40zNSQ.twitter

Shocking Risk Figures For Teens Developing Diabetes And Heart Problems

Just looking at diabetes, we find that figures have jumped from 9% a decade ago, to a dreadful 23% today. That's nearly a quarter of all teens at risk of needing daily insulin injections to control their blood sugar levels, or risk coma and death

More at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/245648.php

Dog trained to tell when diabetic boy is suffering a hypo

Insulin portability in a rechargeable, temperature-regulated, lightweight, and discrete travel device

Check out this product that will store you insulin for 3-5 days at a controled temperature. Great for travel or business. http://www.kewlinnovations.com/

UK Diabetes amputation rates show huge regional variation

What happens when you inject in the same site daily

FREE Orgone Jewellery

As a New Year thank you  we here at ami-diabetic are offering free Orgone pendants to donators who help with the upkeep of the site. visit the Orgone Jewellery page for more info. https://www.ami-diabetic.com/orgonejewellery.htm

It only leaves us to wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year.

Site update and situation 29 December 2011

Well... I am about to lose my job due to ill health in a few weeks, this has been an ongoing situation since January 2011. I will be able to put more time into the site and add new topics.  Are there any issues that you want or think should be covered? Let me know.
https://www.ami-diabetic.com/  is secure for another 12 months or so and I wish to make all information about diabetes available in one place, free for everyone.  I will do my best to make sure that this is the case for at least the next 12 month... After that is anyone’s guess due to financial constraints.
I hope that you have all enjoyed the site in its first year.  I wish you all a very happy and prosperous new year for 2012. 

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Google AdSence did me over!

I have had clicks to the site and had around £45.  I got an email to say that there was ' invalid activity' on the account.  They will not explain anyting more and an appeal was turned down.  I have also heard others just this week who's accounts have also been disabled.  Disabled accounts will not recieve any of thier earned money.  This just shows that a greedy company gets greedier by the day.

I will never use google again!


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