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‘Urgent need’ to address UK obesity amid Covid outcomes warning

There is an “urgent need” to address obesity levels in the UK, the Royal College of Physicians has warned, in...

Diabetes, men, drugs, and dementia – why occupational health faces a challenging future

1 May 2020

Between tackling the challenges of rising rates diabetes, men’s ill health, drugs and alcohol, and working-age dementia, occupational health practitioners...

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Research suggests two Type 1 diabetes ‘subtypes’, and may aid future treatment

17 Mar 2020

Research has indicated that there could be two different “subtypes” of Type 1 diabetes, which could help scientists better understand...

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Boom in diabetes diagnoses on the horizon, warns NHS and charity

26 Feb 2020

Around 5.3 million people in the UK are expected to be living with diabetes by 2025, following a stark increase...

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Women in stressful jobs more likely to receive diabetes diagnosis

18 Mar 2019

Women in mentally-tiring jobs are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who suffer from little or no...

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Study suggests type 2 diabetes is “reversible” with weight loss

7 Mar 2019

Type 2 diabetes could be a “reversible condition”, researchers have suggested, after a study found a third (36%) of people...

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Thousands of young people have type 2 diabetes

7 Dec 2018

Almost 7,000 people under 25 have type 2 diabetes, with thousands more expected to be diagnosed in the next few...

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NHS to expand Diabetes Prevention Programme nationwide

6 Dec 2018

NHS England is to scale up its Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP) and prescribe hundreds more people with low-calorie diet drinks...

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CPD: Occupational health’s role following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

2 Nov 2018

As our workforce ages and becomes more sedentary, type 2 diabetes is increasingly prevalent. As Soroyo Barnes and Anne Harriss...

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Heart attacks and strokes among people with diabetes set to increase 29% by 2035

23 Aug 2018

Bold action to tackle obesity and inactivity needs to be taken, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has warned, as research...

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Half of people with diabetes receive treatment for mental health concerns

15 Jun 2018

More than half of people with diabetes (51%) have received treatment for depression, anxiety or another mental health issue and...

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One in six workers with diabetes feel they have been discriminated against

13 Apr 2018

One in six workers with diabetes feels they have been discriminated against at work because of their condition, the charity...

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Diabetes diagnoses have doubled in the last 20 years

27 Feb 2018

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled in the last 20 years to almost 3.7 million....

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Workplace bullying raises risk of Type 2 diabetes, research shows

4 Jan 2018

Workplace bullying and violence may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes for both men and women, according to research....

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Shift work increases diabetes risk among black women workers

4 Mar 2015

Black women working night shifts have an increased risk of developing diabetes, US research has suggested.
The Black Women’s Health...

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