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Postcode lottery for PM’s diabetes patch | UK | News

Theresa May with monitoring patch during event at Blenheim Palace (Image: AFP/GETTY) Experts estimate 500,000 could benefit from the “flash glucose monitor”, a small sensor providing continuous measurements. It means just one in every 50 eligible people are currently receiving it. The scandal has sparked anger, with scores of commissioning …

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Diabetes: Eat carbohydrates before exercising to help maintain blood sugar levels | Health | Life & Style

Diabetes sufferers should munch some carbohydrates before rigorous physical activity such as heavy-duty swimming, walking – or even sex. At least, that’s according to Dr David Cavan writing in his new book, Take Control of Type 1 Diabetes. “Sex carries a risk of hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels),” Dr Cavan …

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