More than 300 healthcare professionals will come together for a training event so they can help support people with type 1 diabetes to exercise.
The type 1 diabetes charity JDRF’s Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) programme and Exercising for Type 1 Diabetes (EXTOD) have teamed up to break new ground in education on type 1 and exercise. To read more, click here.
NHS England has released a report about prescribing biosimilar medicines.
The organisation has published a framework recommending at least 90 per cent of new patients should be prescribed the “best value biological medicine within three months of launch of a biosimilar medicine”. To read more, click here.
Imagine walking along a deserted road, alone, not knowing where you are, how you got there or where you are going. The air is calm and still, and the road appears to be safe, but there is a playful chill nipping at your exposed skin; enough to make you wrap your arms tightly around yourself, protecting yourself with the only tools you have. To read more, click here.
Almost 240,000 people with type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with heart disease or stroke in England and Wales every year, according to estimates from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
This includes 23,200 who suffer a heart attack, 31,900 people who suffer a stroke and 92,800 who develop heart failure, with experts warning these figures are on the rise as the population ages and population levels of obesity rises. To read more, click here.