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Public Health England (PHE) have just published a new report estimating figures for how many people over 16 in England have blood sugar levels in a range indicating a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The report underlines the need to act on Type 2 diabetes, especially as it already results in 22,000 early deaths and costs the NHS £8.8billion every year.
The press release also has links to further information and the latest evidence report
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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended tighter blood sugar control for patients with diabetes, to minimise the risk of long term vascular complications, according to the BMJ.
An updated NICE guideline on diagnosing and managing type 1 diabetes in adults is now available.
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Taking low dose aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) continuously in the long term is associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer, a Danish case-control study has shown.
The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, analysed data on drug use, comorbid conditions, and history of colonoscopy from Danish prescription and patient registries.